UCLan student who died over weekend named
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The UCLan student who died over the weekend has been named as first year medical & surgery student Noriko
She was found by campus security around 8pm on Saturday evening.
Police were called to the iQ Koopa halls of residence in Preston, and cordoned off block C until early Sunday.
Police originally said the death was unexplained , but are now treating it as not suspicious.
Professor Cathy Jackson, School of Medicine dean, speaking to Pluto student newspaper, said: "Although she was a relatively new student, Norkio had settled well into the course and was very committed to her studies."
Luke Chang Yen Zhi, student president within the School of Medicine, paid tribute: "Noriko was much loved and was a very diligent and responsible student. Being very punctual and hardworking she was always excited about her work and passionate about her friends. She will be greatly missed and never forgotten."
A university spokesperson said: "All students and staff from the School of Medicine have been informed about the incident and the university is offering counselling and welfare support to all those affected."
A file will now be prepared for the coroner.