Life beyond IB

The International Baccalaureate® (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) is one of the world’s most innovative educational courses for 16–19 year olds.

Globally recognized

The International Baccalaureate® (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) focuses on personal, professional and academic development and is globally recognized by universities for the holistic and rigorous education it provides.

The IB works consistently to make sure the DP is globally recognized by universities, with its students gaining competitive offers for further study.

Most higher education institutions have established recognition policies for the IB diploma. Information about university recognition and entrance requirements can be found on the IB website.

We support you with your university application

Elverum vgs has a dedicated member of staff to support IB students with their university applications. Towards the end of IB1 and throughout IB2 you will receive help in identifying and applying to university courses.

The university guidance programme includes:  

  • Visits from admissions personnel from universities, Individualised guidance meeting with a university guidance counsellor to discuss your choices.
  • Tutorial support with preparing your applications, writing UCAS Personal Statements, and applications essays.

The school is a registered UCAS centre (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service in the United Kingdom) and a Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing centre which provides assessment admission tests for numerous courses at many universities. 

Elverum vgs has consistently scored above world average

In our short history, the IBDP at Elverum vgs has consistently scored above world average in both pass rate and average number of points candidates achieve in their diploma. 

Our students have been accepted into a number of different universities globally including the institutions in the United Kingdom, Norway, Denmark, Poland, the Netherlands and Australia.

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