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IELTS webinar series

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The difference between IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training

IELTS provides you with a choice between the Academic and General Training tests. So which one should you book? Let's find out.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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.

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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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IELTS test dates 2022

The 2022 schedule for the paper-based IELTS test has been announced. Book now and get a head start on your preparation.