BI Alumni goes international

7 June 2011

BI Norwegian Business School is now sharpening its focus on professional alumni meetings abroad. On 9 June, around 30 former BI students will gather for networking in London.

President Tom Colbjørnsen.“Future students expect more from schools than just assistance with their education. They also expect schools to help with their career, provide them with a network, and offer continuing education,” says President of BI Norwegian Business School, Tom Colbjørnsen.

 

“Foreign schools have come much further than Norway in this area, but BI is now setting the standard in Norway as regards international alumni focus.”

BI Norwegian Business School was one of the first Norwegian schools to form an alumni network. Currently, more than 22 000 former students are active in the network which has members in as many as 80 countries.

London and Berlin

The first international professional network gathering will take place at the Norwegian embassy in London on 9 June. BI Alumni will also organise a professional alumni gathering in Berlin on 29 September.

BI Alumni is a resource centre for networking, professional updates, career development and life-long learning for people with a bachelor’s/master’s degree.

Facts about BI Alumni:

  • Established in 2001
  • For students with a bachelor’s/master’s degree from BI
  • More than 22 000 alumni are active in the network 
  • Members in more than 80 countries 
  • Offers professional updates through various events and services
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