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New Brunswick launches permanent residency pathway for international students

New Brunswick graduates will be be eligible to apply for permanent residency beginning in April 2022.

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IELTS entry scores

Planning to sit an IELTS exam for studying abroad or migration? Here's what you need to know about minimum entry scores.

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The A to Z of IELTS: F is for Free Preparation Material

At IDP, we offer a wide variety of free preparation materials and information to help test takers improve their chances in their upcoming test.

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Introducing the IELTS Words Within Words Challenge

Challenge yourself as you prepare for your IELTS test and get ready to win some fantastic prizes!

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The A to Z of IELTS: E is for Essays

Preparing for IELTS Writing? Read this article on the different types of essays you are likely to encounter in the test.

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Rocco Nigro
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Common IELTS mistakes (part 2): Writing

In part 2 of this series, we look at some common mistakes test takers make in the Writing component of the IELTS test.

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Rocco Nigro
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Common IELTS mistakes (part 1): Dealing with figures

In this article, we look at common mistakes test takers make when dealing with numbers and figures.

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Rocco Nigro
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Meet Ivy Feng

From a former IELTS test taker to a core member of IDP’s global Digital Experience team, Ivy’s journey is nothing short of inspirational.

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Canada set to lift border restrictions

The wait is over. Canada is ready to welcome back international travellers. Book your IELTS test now.

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Canada expands Student Direct Stream in the Americas

Faster study permit applications option is now available to students in seven Caribbean, Central and South American countries.