Laurier student Matthew Mills passes away

On July 30, Wilfrid Laurier University confirmed the passing of student Matthew Mills. 

Mills was a digital media and journalism student at the Laurier Brantford campus and was two credits away from completing his degree. While he endured chronic pain, he had previously earned two graduate certificates from Mohawk College. 

“The loss of a student has a significant impact on the entire Laurier community. Support is available for students and others impacted by the loss of Matthew,” Laurier said in a statement. 

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

The Student Wellness Centres: 519.884.0710 x3146; wellness@wlu.ca (Waterloo) or 519.756.8228 x5803; lbwellnesscentre@wlu.ca (Brantford)
Dean of Students Office (Brantford) 
Urgent After-Hours Care
Victim Services of Brant: 519.752.3307
St. Leonard’s Crisis Services (24/7): 1.866.811.7188 
Laurier Human Resources: 519.884.0710 x2007
Laurier Special Constable Service: 519.770.3778



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