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IELTS announces at-home testing option

Test takers around the world will have the option to take their secure test online when IELTS Online launches in early 2022.

04 October 2021
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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.

22 September 2021
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IELTS New Year resolutions campaign 2022

As part of our New Year celebrations, we ran a campaign on our social channels where we invited test takers to share their IELTS goals with us.

28 January 2022
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Examples of justification statements and how to use them in your IELTS Speaking test

In the IELTS Speaking and Writing tests, you will be required to justify your opinion and ideas. Let’s look at some ways to do this along with some examples.

10 January 2022
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IELTS Speaking: Top frequently asked questions

Are you preparing for your IELTS Speaking test? We have gathered the most frequently asked questions and the corresponding answers from our IELTS Experts.

22 December 2021
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Make the most of your free access to this IELTS online preparation course

Booked your IELTS test with IDP? Get free access* to an online preparation course developed by Macquarie University. Make the most of this amazing offer!

09 December 2021
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How to get a good IELTS band score during this pandemic (5 things to do)

Preparing for your IELTS test isn’t easy amid social restrictions. Here are some tips and tricks to help you stay focused.

23 November 2021
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8 ways to make the most of the free IELTS webinars

Looking to maximise your learning from IELTS webinars? Here are some tips to help you make the most out of the sessions.

23 November 2021
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Beware of IELTS scams

There are people trying to sell IELTS certificates online. These are scams. Learn what to look for and why to avoid buying fake cetificates.

20 October 2021
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IELTS entry scores

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

15 September 2021

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