Niagara College lowers flags to half-mast after student’s death

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Published September 27, 2022 at 4:42 pm

The flags at Niagara College were lowered to half-mast today following the death of a student last Friday (September 23).

The college has identified Deeksha Deeksha, a second-term student in the Palliative Care program at Welland campus, as the 22-year-old international attendee who died as the result of an accident.

“Niagara College sends its deepest condolences to Deeksha’s family, friends, colleagues and faculty,” said the college.

The college added that counselling was available for members of the student community “who may need support at this time.”

Funeral arrangements for Deeksha have not been shared at this time.

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