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Ria Melvin

We are very sad to inform you that Ria Melvin, a former student within the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, has died.

Our sincere condolences go to Ria’s family. We also know that some of our community may have known her and our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

If you would like some support or just to talk, Student Services can be contacted on 01509 222765 or by emailing Our advisors are providing support via telephone or MS Teams at this time so you will be able to talk to someone if you want to. 

We also have some online resources that can help and you can also access Togetherall.

If you would find comfort in the Centre for Faith and Spirituality you can contact them on 01509 223741 or

If you’re a staff member, the Employee Assistance Programme is available to provide support to you if you need it.