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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 test day changes due to COVID-19

Learn how IELTS test day procedures have changed due to COVID-19 and find support tools to get you through this tough time.

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IELTS Online Practice Test

Check how you are progressing with your IELTS preparation by completing an online practice test - IELTS Progress Check.

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Free access to IELTS online preparation course

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