Student found dead in NUS

A student of the Yale-NUS school was found dead on campus last Thursday afternoon (29th September). He was 26 years old at the time of his death. An ambulance was dispatched but he was already dead when paramedics arrived on the scene. Police stated the death was “unnatural” and are still investigating the cause.

Yesterday (2nd of October) evening, a vigil was held at Elm College which was attended by family and friends.

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On-line advice and information on bereavement and grief when someone dies 

The Ridge would like to remind readers who require help or are concerned for someone that university services are available. Helplines include:

  • Counselling: or 6516 2376
  • Samaritans of Singapore (SOS; external): 1800-221 4444
  • Life threatening emergencies on campus: 6516 7777

More information can be obtained from


Correction: The first link wasn’t working earlier. It has now been fixed.

Loic Delorme
Exchange student in NUS for the year. Editor of the Opinions Desk.

Student found dead in NUS