Student dies at UEA campus in Norwich

The University of East Anglia in Norwich. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A 20-year-old student has died on the University of East Anglia's campus in Norwich.

The UEA confirmed what they called a "sudden and unexpected" death this afternoon (October 11).

They said thoughts and condolences were with the man's family and friends and that counselling would be offered to students and staff affected.

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“It is with great sadness that we can confirm the sudden and unexpected death of a 20-year-old male student in one of the residences at UEA.

"The police and Coroner have been notified and an inquest will be held in due course. The death of any student is a tragedy that we all feel deeply."

– UEA spokesman