University Mourns Passing of Student, Flags at Half-Mast Friday


The University of Guelph community is mourning the death of Shady Ibrahim, a first-year commerce student, who died Dec. 30.

A funeral was held Dec. 31, 2017. To mark the contributions Shady made to our community, campus flags will be lowered to half-mast Jan. 5.

Support services and initiatives are available for all students, faculty and staff, including:

  • Student Counselling Services, Ext. 53244
  • Multi-Faith Resource Team, Ext. 52392
  • Student Support Network (drop-in hours are noon to 10 p.m., Monday to Friday, Raithby House)
  • Employee assistance program for faculty and staff, 1-800-265-8310

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