Live coverage from the Redbrick News team of the 2017 Guild Elections DebateWritten by Grace Duncan, John Wimperis & Megan Stanley on 24th February 2017
Student dies at University of Birmingham
Redbrick is sad to report the death of a student at the University of Birmingham
Bryn Gough, who studied Political Science and was chairman of the University's debating society in 2009/10, died on 1 August and an investigation has been launched by the Birmingham City Coroner.
The Guild of Students released the following statement:
The Guild of Students is extremely saddened about the death of Bryn Gough. Bryn was heavily involved in the Guild through activities such as Guild Council and student groups. He made a significant contribution to the lives of students at the University of Birmingham and our thoughts are with Bryn’s family and friends.
Flowers and cards have begun to appear on campus in tribute. For students who knew Bryn the Guild has stated there are a number of support networks in place.
The University’s Counselling and Guidance team are available throughout the holiday, and can be contacted on: 0121 414 5130. There are also further sources of help and advice on the University of Birmingham website at http://www.as.bham.ac.uk/studentlife/counselling/