Quota scheme students, international students coming as ERASMUS or exchange students do not pay semester fees at BUC.
If you are studying as a free-mover or you are enrolled in a full degree programme, you are obliged to pay semester fees.
At the present time, the fee is NOK 955,- per semester.
Payment of the semester fee will be made via bank/ online.
You must log in to StudentWeb, go to pay, and bring out the amount and KID-number.
Last deadline for payment is:
Fall: 20th August
Spring: 20th January
Fees will not be refunded after 15. February and 15. September.
BUC Student Parliament has decided to introduce a voluntary payment of NOK 20, - to the Students and Academics International Assistance Fund (SAIH). More information about this www.saih.no. The amount is charged in the spring semester.
(Student Welfare Association in Buskerud) www.sibu.no
The Student Welfare Association offers flats / apartments in different sizes, nurseries, reimbursement of dental and medical expenses.
Sibu also runs the student cafes on all three campuses.
SiBU is responsible for all questions related to accommodation, welfare and health services.
Social Counselling is offered to students who need to talk to someone about personal or school-related problems. Social advisors provide talks, guidance, information about rights and help to get in touch with other health and social apparatus. The service is free and confidential.
- Social Adviser in Hønefoss: Toril Felberg, email@example.com, tel. 32 11 71 56/32 11 71 00. Available Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday between 9:00 - 15:15.
- Social Adviser in Drammen/Kongsberg: Eli Marareth Jensrud, Eli.Margareth.Jensrud@hibu.no, tel. 40 60 83 76. Available in Drammen- Monday, Tuesday and each second Wednesday. Available in Kongsberg- each second Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
-Student priest: Magnus Pettersen Kjellin, firstname.lastname@example.org, tel. 951 86 098. Available to meet in Papirbredden (Drammen campus), room 6411 on Thursdays (book a meeting).
Possibilities for doing sports in Buskerud are good. In Hønefoss and Kongsberg there are several subgroups of the student community who are doing sports. You may participate in different sports such as snowboarding and paintball.
The groups will inform students about their offerings each semester, but you can also find information on HiBU student, http://www.hibu.no/student/. And, not at least: ASK YOUR BUDDIES at semester start!
Some campuses also cooperate with the major national fitness chains, such as Elixia and SATS and Life, and these often provide favourable offers to students. There are also several other gyms in the three cities, see www.gulesider.no.
In Drammen you may do fitness training in 2nd floor at the newly opened student apartment centre - at Moov! Go to www.moov.no for more information about training facilities, rates, etc.
Students must submit passport photos (2X2 cm) and be registered for the semester to obtain a valid student card.
A student card can be obtained in the campus reception in Hønefoss and Kongsberg, and in the Papirbredden reception at the ground floor, Drammen.
Each campus has a student council for every faculty which consists of representatives from all study programmes.
The Student Council will be the student's voices in matters affecting students on campus, and is also the consultation body in cases where the student's opinion to be promoted.
The Student Council is important for the dissemination of information in the student democracy.
If you need to bring up something, this is the right place.
Student suggestions can be contacted at these addresses:
Student Parliament in Buskerud (SpiB) represents all students at BUC and promotes their scientific, cultural, social and democratic interests.
The Student Parliament is the college's top student board.
The Student Parliament works primarily to the college's leadership, advice and control, and to be heard in all matters related to the students at this level. The Student Parliament is also involved at national level and cooperates with other student parliaments and various student organizations.
The Student Parliament also acts as a selection assembly for different types of student offices, such as the selection board, appeals board, joint admission committee and the board of the Student Association.
In addition, the student parliament arranges workshops set up for special purposes.
The Head of Student Parliament 2013/14 is Juam Valenzuela
cell: 950 54 200
Students run the student pubs "La Place" (city centre) in Kongsberg and "Joker'n" in Hønefoss (on campus). In Drammen students collaborate with Union Scene (close to campus).
Drammen: Union Scene is one of Norway's top venues, theatre halls, cultural and artistic centre. The student union at Papirbredden in Drammen (from University College in Buskerud, Telemark University College and BI) has signed an agreement with Union Scene for reduced prices at the arrangements. For information, look at the bulletin boards. Follow on Facebook: 'Følge med på Facebooksiden'.
Kongsberg: "La Place" is the pub ran by students at Buskerud University College in Kongsberg, but is always open for guests from Tinius Olsen School or students from other cities such as Oslo, Hønefoss and Drammen. The pub is open three days a week - Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays (18-22). There are
special theme-parties or quiz-evenings with extended opening hours (21-02) most Fridays, and DJs every other Thursday. For information, look at the bulletin boards. Follow on Facebook: 'Facebookgruppen La Place'.
Hønefoss: Joker'n studentkro is a non-profit pub ran by and for students. Students are working voluntarily which means that they may offer cheap prices to students.
Joker'n is the largest gathering point for students at the college. It is placed in the school area, the innermost of a gang, and behind two bomb doors. Yes, Joker'n studentkro is located in a shelter room, but this does, however, make the restaurant very cozy…
To enrol in a study programme you will have to register as a student at BUC.
International students coming as ERASMUS or exchange students are registrered by the campus administration in each campus where they study.
To get registered for the right classes, you will have to complete a Learning agreement and send/give it to the campus administration.
Other semester students will register via StudentWeb.
To access the web service and registration, semester fee must be paid.
This creates an electronic bill that is available as a student at StudentWeb.
Semester registration is mandatory and applies to all students who follow the mainstream full-time-/part-time course and consists of the following:
* Verify and keep updating the Education Plan (applies to students who are admitted to the program with 60 or more sp)
* Registration for exams
* Maintenance of personal information such as semester address, phone, private e-mail
* Selection of special needs for education and examination
You are logged in as a student at StudentWeb by entering the ID and PIN that you have for the bill for payment of the semester.
You should be aware that it may take up to one week from the semester fee is paid to the payment is registered in the college's student system.
The fee must be paid well in advance before the registration deadline.
Private, single subject students, students who take extraordinary / deferred exam and students who have special enforcement programs, must sign up to examination by the Administration within the stipulated deadlines.
Deadlines - exam registration:
* Fall semester 15 September.
* Spring semester 15 February
The registration opens approximately August 5th. in the fall semester, and approximately January 5th. in the spring semester.
NB! If you do not comply with the deadline, you may lose the right to complete your courses/exams!
BUC aims to provide students with disabilities the best possible working conditions during their studies.
If you have a disability and need special facilitations, please contact the administration on campus.
On the Web site http://www.universell.no/ you can read more about the rights that students with disabilities have.
SIBU (Student Welfare Association in Buskerud) works to meet the welfare needs of students.
Sibu manages, amongst other things; student housing that is adapted for disabled guests.
To get more information about housing, please call Sibu tph. +47 32 86 96 34 / or visit http://www.sibu.no