University of Portsmouth confirms death of student

THE UNIVERSITY of Portsmouth has confirmed the death of one of its students.

Friday, 10th January 2020, 5:11 pm
Updated Friday, 10th January 2020, 5:42 pm

It is believed a mature student was found in her room in a hall of residence on Wednesday.

A statement from the university said: ‘We send our sincere condolences to family and friends who have the full support of the university at this very difficult time.

‘Please understand that we want to be as sensitive as possible to the needs of all concerned and wish to avoid further distress to family and friends.

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The University of Portsmouth has confirmed the sad passing of one of its students.

‘The Student Wellbeing Service is available to any student affected by this distressing news.

‘The university also provides an Employee Assistance Programme for staff through a free, confidential telephone helpline.’