IB@Nesbru vgs

Satelite site for the IB Diploma programme at Nesbru videregående skole

International Baccalaureate Organization resources


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The International Baccalaureate Organization
The home page of The International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO). Here you will find all relevant information about the various programs offered by the IBO. Information specific to the Diploma programme can be found here.

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IB answers
IB answers is a resource of frequently asked questions (FAQs) about everything IB related. Specific questions about the Diploma programme can be found here.



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IB Blogs
Links to the IB blogosphere of ongoings and developments in the IB community.




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Global engage
Global engage is a resource for finding and sharing information, resources, ideas and suggestions for action concerned with global issues and reports of action taken by the IB community.


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IBtv
IBtv is a set of video resources with information about the various programs offered as well as student testimonies, stories and presentations from IB conferences.




Resources for IB students



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Oxford Study Courses (OSC)
OSC is a social enterprise specializing in offering various courses such as summer school courses, revision courses and university application courses for IB students. OSC also sells a variety of revision guides for preparation towards the exams. The OSC revision courses are particularly popular with graduating students.


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Lanterna Education
Lanterna Education is a company specializing in offering various courses such as pre-IB courses, mid-IB courses and revision courses for IB students. Lanterna has recently also released a set of online courses that students can purchase as a supplement to ordinary classroom teaching.The Lanterna revision courses are particularly popular with graduating students.

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Association of Norwegian Students Abroad
ANSA is an association devoted to promoting the interests of Norwegian students studying abroad. ANSA is concerned with issues regarding the economic, academic, social and cultural interests of students abroad. They host a variety of workshops on university application and admission. ANSA also provides a handy list of various application deadlines for students who want to apply to universities or colleges abroad.


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Samordna opptak
Samordna opptak (Norwegian University College and University Application System) is the common university application system for Norwegian colleges and universities. The deadline for applying to Norwegian colleges and universities for IB graduates is 1 March. Information on converting IB Diploma point scores to competition points for admission and the recognition of IB subjects by various colleges and universities can be found here.

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The University and College Application System
UCAS is the organization responsible for managing the application to higher education in the United Kingdom. UCAS provides a handy list of important deadlines for students who want to apply for universities and colleges in the UK.

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The Common Application
The Common Application is the common application platform for applying to undergraduate college admission in the United States. The Common Application organizes application to more than 400 colleges and universities in the United States, France, Italy, Germany, Scotland and Switzerland. A full list of colleges and universities accepting applications through the Common Application is found here.