WASHINGTON (AP) — A George Washington University official says an undergraduate student has been missing since swimming while traveling in South Africa.

Vice Provost and Dean of Student Affairs Peter Konwerski said in a statement Monday that junior Nicholas Upton from Redding, Connecticut has not been seen since swimming in the East Cape Province on Sunday at about 10:30 p.m. local time.

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Konwerski says authorities in Cape Town are searching for Upton and coordinating with the man’s family, study abroad program representatives and the U.S. Embassy.

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Upton has been studying abroad in South Africa and was traveling during a break from classes.

Upton is a member of the Kappa Alpha Order fraternity and the university’s rowing team.

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