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STUDYING ABROAD INTORDUCTION TO FOREIGN UNIVERSITIES
APPLICATION APPLYING ONLINE APPLYING ON PAPER SPECIFIC UNIVERSITIES/ COLLEGUES UCAS (OPEN APPLICATION) APPLY AS AN INDIVIDUAL
IB COORDINATOR COUNCELLOR CONTACT WITH THE UNIVERSITY: - EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org@druga.si - SCHOOL’S TELEPHONE NO.: - +386233-04-434 - OTHER TEACHERS: letters of recommendation
HOW TO APPLY You will be responsible for: - paying the correct application fee - getting an academic reference and attaching it - submitting the completed application online to UCAS
WHAT QUALITIES DO I NEED? ACADEMIC SUCCESS EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES EVERYTHING ELSE
LANGUAGE TESTS, SAT: Cambridge Advanced (CAE) or Proficiency (CPE) exam IELTS SAT or ACT (USA Universities only) 2100p - General (reading, writing, maths) - Subject specific - Apply on your own (Ljubljana) - JUNE, SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER, NOVEMBER
UCAS FORM APPLY AS NON UK STUDENT http://www.ucas.com/guidedtour/english/
UK UNIVERSITIES Edinbourgh University Exeter University Norwich University South Hampton University Nottingham University
University of Oxford General conditions: A total score of at least 38 points including core points, with 6s and 7s in subjects taken at the Higher level. Conditions for Chemistry: Chemistry 7 and 6 or 7 in Maths (both HL) Language: International Baccalaureate Standard Level (SL): score of 5 in English
University of Oxford Deadline: -1. September: first submission of UCAS form -15 October: final submission of the UCAS form
University of Cambridge General Conditions: When assessing applicants for all courses we consider not only the individual A level (or equivalent) subjects being offered but also the combination of these. We generally prefer applicants to have taken certain subjects or subject combinations because we believe that they’re more likely to provide you with an effective preparation for study at the University of Cambridge.
University of Cambridge Deadline: - Fill in UCAS application form - Deadline 15. October http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/univ/gsprosp ectus/applying/entry.html
University of Leeds General conditions: - The University welcomes applicants with other relevant diploma level 3 qualifications, such as IB. Requests may be subject specific. NO SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS LISTED. - International relations: 36 Points ;
University of Leeds Language: English Higher Level (7) For English Language requirements foreign students need to contact the overseas aoolication office. Deadline:
Maastricht University, the Netherlands, Business General Conditions: - Only complete files will be evaluated and considered for admission. An application will be considered incomplete if any of the following items are missing: A registration request for the selective master's programme: - the application form - IB: 24 points or more - a letter of motivation - a curriculum vitae - the TOEFL or IELTS test scores (if applicable)
Maastricht University, the Netherlands, Business Language: Admission exam If you do not satisfy the admission requirements of a bachelor’s programme, you may qualify for an admission exam. These test your knowledge of a certain subject or discipline or check whether you have sufficient command of the English language. The Admission Board uses the results of these exams to determine whether you can be admitted.
STUDYING IN THE USA How to find the Universities/ Colleges: UNI – bigger up to 50 000 Ss COLLEGE – smaller UP TO 1000 – 5000 Ss US Embasy: Studying in the USA PrincetonreviewPrincetonreview, College ranking College tutoring US College rankings
The University of Pennsylvania, USA General Conditions: If you have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, you may be able to earn Penn State credit. IB credit we accept is as follows: Penn State will award transfer credit for exams taken at the Higher Level and graded 5 or above. List of subjects: http://www.admissions.upenn.edu/applying/ baccalaureate.php http://www.admissions.upenn.edu/applying/ baccalaureate.php
The University of Pennsylvania, USA Undergraduate students interested in receiving credit for IB Higher Level Examinations should arrange for their official grade reports to be sent directly from the International Baccalaureate Program. Limitations on credit earned through the International Baccalaureate (IB) exams are as follows: (1) the credit must be useful in a student's program of study; (2) duplicate credit in the same subject is not awarded in any case.
The University of Pennsylvania, USA Penn State’s evaluation will focus on the results of individual examinations completed at the Higher Level a student does not have to complete the full IB Diploma Examinations at the Subsidiary Level are not eligible for transfer credit consideration. General credits may be awarded for a Higher Level Examination
The University of Pennsylvania, USA Language: Ss write a test in Mathematics and English.
IVY LEAGUE UNIVERSITIES Stanford University http://admission.stanford.edu/pdf/10- 11_Applying_Guide.pdf Princeton University Harvard University MIT
Little Ivy League College: GRINNELL COLLEGE Co-ed College 4 years greduate 2 years MA 3-4 years PhD 12 000 students 50 000$/per year 12 scholarships: 75%-100% Liberal Arts and Science (Medicine, Technology) Internship
1, and 2 rank universities in the USA Cover everything (fee, accommodation, life) 2 or 4 year contracts Students need to send: Video of their performance Achievements (national / international comp.) Pay (person in Ljubljana 1,000,00€) SCHOLARSHIPS ON THE SPORTS MERIT
IE UNIVERSITY MADRID WATCH A SHORT VIDEO http://www.ie.edu/university/videos/video/i e-university-promotional-video - Registration fee: 120,00€ - Pass IE test - Refference letters (2+1)
UNIVERSITY IN AUSTRALIA UAC International International Apply The processing charge is A$66 for international applicants. This charge is not refundable under any circumstances. Closing dates To be considered for semester 1 courses, you are encouraged to apply by Friday 26 October 2012. Applications close at midnight on Thursday 31 January 2013. Read key dates for more information.key dates
University of Melbourne General Conditions for IB students : Environments: 31 IB Diploma points List of other subjects: http://www.futurestudents.unimelb.edu.au/ ugrad/apply/scores/ibscores.html Language: English SL 5, HL 4.
Univerza v Mariboru Mathematics: Not IB specific: Matura leaving examination (60%) Academic success in year 11 and 12 (20%) Subject grades in years 11 and 12: Maths (20%) http://www.dijaski.net/studij/mf-ul/program- enoviti-magistrski-studijski-program-druge- stopnje-medicina.html
Univerza v Mariboru Languages - Matura leaving examination (60%) - Academic success in year 11 and 12 (20%) - Subject grades in years 11 and 12: English (20%) All the grades from IB DP diploma are transformed into Slovene system.
Tabela za pretvorbo ocen: IB OCENAPRETVORJENA OCENA MATERNI JEZIK (HL)OSTALI PREDMETI (HL) 75+3 65+2+3 54+2 43+1 32 22 11
What to do next? Choose from 5 (UK) to 12 (USA) Universities Apply: get your UCAS/ COMMON APP number Ask your subject teachers for refference letters Submit all the documentation (online or on paper) Pay the fee
WHAT TO DO NEXT? Check the deadlines: UK UNIVERSITIES 1.1. USA UNIVERSITES 1.1. 15. 3. FINAL DEADLINE
Scholarships in Slovenia ZOIS SCHOLARSHIP : - doubles if you study abroad – 200,00€+allowance for living expenses 85,00e KADROVSKE ŠTIPENDIJE OBČINA PRIVATE FUNDING
Ad – futura funding: Krediti za študij v Sloveniji in tujini za leto 2009 Javni razpis štipendij za študij slovenskih državljanov v tujini za leto 2010 (87. JR) EducationUSA center Ljubljana
Ad – futura: Grade Transformation: GRADES, COURSE Slovenian Secondary school grade Slovenian University grade system 510 48.5 37 26
It is good to know A Webpage in Slovenian Language which takes you through the Application System http://www.dreamfoundation.eu/ http://www.dreamfoundation.eu/ Verification of the Programmes in Slovenia: http://ec.europa.eu/ploteus/ http://ec.europa.eu/ploteus/ (for Europe) Princeton review: https://www.google.si/search?q=PRINCTON+REVIEW &ie=utf-8&oe=utf- 8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:sl:official&client=firefox-a Princeton review: https://www.google.si/search?q=PRINCTON+REVIEW &ie=utf-8&oe=utf- 8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:sl:official&client=firefox-a