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Bristol considers appeal in case over student’s death

Institution says ruling concerning student who died by suicide could have “significant impact” on universities

The University of Bristol has said it is considering whether to appeal a court judgment that found “insufficient” adjustments were made for a student who died by suicide.

The family of Natasha Abrahart, a 20-year-old physics student who died in 2018, had brought a civil action against the University of Bristol. The judge, Alex Ralton, ordered the university to pay £50,000 in damages to the family.

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