Laurier student Esheaka Sinera passes away

On May 12, Wilfrid Laurier University confirmed the passing of fourth-year student Esheaka Sinera. 

Sinera was a Computer Science student in the co-op program, a member of the Muslim Students’ Association and a leader within the Laurier Muslim Chaplaincy. 

The Muslim Chaplaincy at Laurier has announced an opportunity for reflection after Friday’s prayer. 

“Losing a student has a significant impact on the Laurier community,” Laurier said in a news statement. 

Students in need of support are encouraged to reach out to the following resources: 

Multi-Faith Support: 519.884.0170 x3208 or

The Student Wellness Centres: 519.884.0710 x3146 or

Urgent After-Hours Care

Here 24/7: 1.844.437.3247
Delton Glebe Counselling Centre: 519.884.3305 or

Laurier Human Resources: 519.884.0710 x2007

Special Constable Service: 519.885.3333

Centre for Student Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion


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