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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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Canada set to lift border restrictions

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

21 July 2021
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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.

14 July 2021
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New milestone for IELTS

IELTS test results are now accepted by more than 11,000 organisations across the globe.

13 July 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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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.

18 August 2021
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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.

11 August 2021
A photograph of Ivy Feng reading a book in a lawnTest taker experience

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.

02 August 2021
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Covid-safe IELTS testing continues in Australia

In Australia, IELTS testing continues to go ahead with additional precautions.

07 July 2021

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