Five Bristol University students have taken their own lives since September 2016, and a sixth student - from the University of the West of England - was found dead in a suspected suicide just last week.
There is no suggestion the deaths were linked, but they have raised serious concerns about mental health among students and the ability of universities to meet the growing demand for support, especially in the midst of exam season.
We asked current Bristol students to explain why life can get stressful:
Bristol University says it has significantly increased its welfare provision for students, and that this had been in the pipeline even before this year's deaths.
It is not always easy to tell when someone is at risk of suicide. Here are some warning signs to look out for in others:
- Loss of energy
- Appearing more tearful
- Not wanting to talk to or be with people
- Not wanting to do things they usually enjoy
- Finding it hard to cope with everyday things
- Appearing restless and agitated
- Not liking or taking care of themselves; feeling they don't matter
- Using alcohol or drugs to cope with feelings
- Becoming withdrawn and losing touch with friends and family
The NHS website offers lots of advice on how best to help someone who is suicidal.
If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can contact the Samaritans' free 24-hour helpline by dialling 116 123
The NHS website also offers lots of advice here on how best to get help for yourself.
Watch our full report, part of our Mental Health Awareness Week coverage, by our Health Reporter Caron Bell: