Incident during student event

21 August 2016

Information about an incident during a student event in Oslo.

Monday 22 August, 12:10 p.m.

Oslo University Hospital (Ullevål) provides today, Monday 22 August at 12:04 p.m. the following information:

Woman, 21 years, injured in the incident at Sentrum Scene, yesterday evening, is beeing treated for minor injuries at Oslo University Hospital (Ullevål).

– This unfortunate incident was something that should not have happened. We are relieved that the accident was not more serious. We will continue our efforts to take care of our students and parents in this situation, says Yngve Kveine, Communications Director at BI.

BI will continue to facilitate a meeting place (Kroa) from 12.00 today, where students can meet.

Contacts for students and parents:

Trude Skjønhaug Larsen, tel: 0047 46410183, or Trude Tanum, tel: 0047 46410208.

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Sunday 21 August, 7:43 p.m.

Updated information regarding the incident at Sentrum Scene Sunday 21 August:

The police confirm the following in regard to the incident during a student event at Sentrum Scene in Oslo: 15 people have been injured. 14 have been sent to the emergency room and one person is sent to Oslo University Hospital, Ullevaal.

Overall, approximately 1650 people attended the student event at Sentrum Scene.

It has been established a crisis team at the Oslo Emergency Room with health professionals to ensure that students and parents are taken care of in the best possible way.

24hrs contact for students and parents at Oslo ER: phone: 0047 23487090.

BI has facilitated that students, parents and family can gather at the BI campus in Nydalen.

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Sunday 21 August, 6:52 p.m.

We have been informed about an incident during a student event at Sentrum Scene in Oslo this afternoon. Police, ambulance and fire services are on site.

We are awaiting further information from the police.

Our primary focus now is to take care of and follow up our students and get an overview of the situation.

Media contacts at BI:

EVP of Communications Yngve Kveine, phone: 0047 46410640 and Head of Communications Ole Petter Syrrist-Leite, phone: 0047 46410610.

Students and parents may contact:

Vibeke Aaflot, phone: 0047 46410101 and Trude Skjønhaug Larsen, phone: 0047 46410183.

We arrange for students and parents to meet at BI's campus in Nydalen. 

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