Anuj Bidve murder trial

Kiaran Stapleton has been found guilty of murdering Indian student Anuj Bidve in Salford last year.

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Statement from Anuj Bidve's university in Lancaster

Lancaster University has set up an annual Anuj Bidve Memorial Scholarship, which will fund a student graduating from the University of Pune to come to Lancaster University to study an MSc in the Engineering Department.

“We will remember Anuj Bidve as an outstanding student at the very beginning of a promising career. His family have suffered a terrible and lasting loss and our deepest sympathies are extended to them."

– Lancaster University’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Mark E. Smith

“Anuj was a pleasure to teach. His enthusiasm and attention to detail was part of what makes teaching in a university environment such an enjoyable experience. I will greatly miss Anuj as will my fellow academic colleagues and PhD students.”

– Professor Andrew Richardson, from the Engineering Department

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