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Emily Parsons

We are very sad to inform you that Emily Parsons, a student within the School of Sport and Exercise Health Science, has died.

Our sincere condolences go to Emily’s family. We also know that many of you on campus knew her well 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.

From Tuesday 18 May 2021 there will be a Book of Remembrance in the SSEHS School Office Ground Floor, Sir John Beckwith Building, for anyone who wishes to share their thoughts and memories of Emily.

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 member of staff the Employee Assistance Programme is available as well to provide support to you if you need it.

This is the fundraising page Emily set up after her diagnosis for malignant and incurable spinal tumours for those who wish to make a donation: