Aalto student missing since 7 Feb

Any information should be reported to the police. Aalto University Student Union supports the Aalto community as much as possible. Crisis support is available on campus.

Aalto student Miikka Leinonen disappeared in the night between Thursday, 6 Feb, and Friday, 7 Feb. Leinonen had left the party at Smökki and the police said he was on his way from Otaniemi to the city centre of Helsinki. Leinonen was last seen at a bus stop at Linnankoskenkatu at about 1am on Friday, 7 Feb. 

If you have any information on Leinonen after this, please report to the Uusimaa Police either by email at [email protected] or by phone on 0295 413 031. Leinonen is approx. 180cm tall, athletic male with short, light hair. He was wearing a lined denim jacket. The police have published a picture of the missing person here

Aalto University’s study psychologists are available at the Starting Point of Wellbeing at Y199c, Otakaari 1. The Starting Point of Wellbeing is open on weekdays at 9am–3pm. There is currently no queue for the services. FSHS will also be there on Tue and Thu at 9am–3pm. You can find more information here: https://into.aalto.fi/display/fiopisk/Starting+Point+of+Wellbeing.

The National Crisis Helpline provides support in Finnish 24 hours a day on 09 2525 0111. The Crisis Helpline in Swedish is available on 09 2525 0112 on Mon and Wed at 4pm–8pm, and on Tue, Thu and Fri at 9am–1pm. Support in English is available at the Crisis Helpline in Arabic on 09 2523 0113 on Mon and Tue at 11am–3pm, Wed at 1pm–4pm and 5pm–9pm and on Thu at 10am–3pm.

"AYY will do its utmost to support its community and help the police to receive all possible information,” comments Olli Kesseli, Chair of AYY Board.


Chair Olli Kesseli (tel. 040 6887 711) will respond to requests for comment on behalf of Aalto University Student Union.

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