Statement following the loss of student George Yuhan Lin

14 February 2020
On behalf of University of Sydney staff and students, Vice-Chancellor and Principal Dr Michael Spence expressed his condolences, following the tragic death of student George Yuhan Lin in a road incident earlier this week.

Today, Dr Spence paid tribute to the Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws student.

“We are deeply saddened by this tragic loss of one of our most aspiring and enthusiastic students,” Dr Spence said.

“George Yuhan Lin’s contribution will be greatly missed by our staff in our Sydney Law School and University of Sydney Business School.

“We send our sincere condolences to his family and friends, at this very difficult time.”

Support is available for any affected students through our Counselling and Psychological Services (CAPS) or for staff through our Employee Assistance Provider (Benestar).