The purpose of this protocol is to provide guidance to University staff who have to respond to the death of a student.
The document is in four sections:
Guidance: what to do when a student dies (PDF , 122kb) - the main guidance document (without appendixes)
Who to contact
- Jill Ellis
Deputy Director - Student Support
Student Hub, Market Square
+44 (0)1904 324140
Office hours: Term time: 9am - 5pm, Monday to Thursday, 10am - 5pm Friday
Office hours: Vacation: 10am - 4pm, Monday to Friday
When a student dies - Appendix 2 (PDF , 108kb) - attitudes to death, dying and bereavement in various world faiths/cultures
Guidance on what to do when a student dies - Appendix 3 (PDF , 189kb) - advice for staff
The full protocol was approved at the January 2013 meeting of Student Experience Committee. It was updated with minor amendments in December 2019.