Sydney: Nepali student found dead in apartment, suicide suspected

  • July 14, 2019

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A young Nepali student has been found dead in an apparent suicide case. The student has been identified as Swadesh Sedai of Jhapa district, Nepal.

Sedai had arrived in Australia two and a half years ago and was pursuing Bachelors of Science in Information Technology from University of Technology Sydney. He was expected to graduate in 2020.

The news has come to as a shock to family and friends. He was known as a passionate person about his studies, and an outgoing person within his social circle.


NV acknowledges a student’s life in Australia can sometimes prove difficult – however urges students to not despair, and reach out towards friends and family during such difficult times. NV, at the same time, also requests friends and families to keep a mindful watch of other people, and if immediately take a proper course of action if they see any difference in character, or other symptoms.

There are several helplines also available: Lifeline Australia being one such organisation.