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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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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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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.

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New milestone for IELTS

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

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Introducing IELTS Prepare

We are proud to announce the launch of IELTS Prepare – a one-stop-shop for all official IDP IELTS preparation materials.

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Free vaccinations for international students in England

All international students aged 18 and above eligible under the scheme.

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IELTS Speaking: How to perform at your best in the part 3 discussion

Find out how to perform at your best in part 3 of your IELTS Speaking test. Learn some tips on how to extend your answers and engage in a discussion.

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Free access to IELTS online preparation course

Book your IELTS test with a participating test centre and get free access to an online preparation course for 30 days.