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Student Visa: Subclass 500

IELTS — January 10th, 2020

Student Visa: Subclass 500 Since the early 2000’s, the number of international students enrolled in Australian universities has been steadily increasing, proving Australia to be a popular destination and a great place to study. If you’re interested in moving to Australia to begin or further your studies, we’ve compiled everything you need to know about…

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IELTS reappointed as a language test trusted by the UK government for visas

IELTS — December 17th, 2019

IELTS reappointed as a language test trusted by the UK government for visas This week, UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) announced IELTS, the world’s most trusted language test, will continue to be accepted for UK visas that require applicants to demonstrate their English. Following a tender process, IELTS was reappointed as an official test provider…

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IELTS Writing Task 2: 8 steps towards a band 8

IELTS — January 9th, 2020

IELTS Writing Task 2: 8 steps towards a band 8 To achieve a Band 8 in Writing Task 2, you will need to produce an essay that contains all the positive features contained in the band 8 writing assessment criteria. Let’s take a look at these in the table below. Task response sufficiently addresses all parts…

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IELTS Writing Task 2: 7 mistakes preventing you from a band 7

IELTS — December 9th, 2019

Need some help in preparing for IELTS? We’ve got your back! Read on to understand 7 common mistakes that might prevent you from reaching a band 7 in IELTS Writing Task 2.

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Apple Card’s artificial intelligence algorithm “sexist” says customer

IELTS — November 20th, 2019

Apple Card’s artificial intelligence algorithm has been accused of being “sexist” in an allegation made by a customer, who says his wife received a lower credit limit than him, despite having a higher credit score. Read more.

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Australian Government Increases the Amount of Regional Migration Visas

IELTS — November 20th, 2019

Australian Government Increases the Amount of Regional Migration Visas The Australian government announced in March 2019 that it would be reducing the permanent migration cap from 190,000 to 160,000 places nationwide with 23,000 visa places dedicated to regional locations. However, after the 124% growth in granted regional visas in the first quarter of 2019, the…

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Regional vs City: Where you should study in Australia

IELTS — November 20th, 2019

Regional vs City: Where you should study in Australia Want to move to Australia to study? Read more about whether you’ll be more suited to study in the bustling major cities or in regional areas. With warm summer breezes and sandy beaches, Australia has continuously proved itself to be a popular country for studying abroad.…

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What is the difference between 491 vs 489 visa?

IELTS — August 23rd, 2019

Subclass 491 Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Visa replaces the 489 Visa (Skilled Regional) in November 2019. What are the benefits for you? The visa is now valid for five years. You can claim more points. And, access to more eligible occupations. Let's have a look at the difference between 491 vs 489 visa.

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Grammar 101: How to use who and whom correctly?

Vincent — August 21st, 2019

What’s the difference between who and whom? We’ve provided some easy guide on understanding the grammatical rules. We’ve also given some examples on how to use who and whom correctly. If you want to avoid mistakes in using who vs whom, read on.

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Grammar 101: Subjects and Objects in English

IELTS — August 20th, 2019

Grammar 101: Subjects and Objects in English by Vincent — August 20th, 2019 If you want to understand the grammar behind English language, let’s have a look at the subject and object in sentences. As a basic rule: The subject is the person or thing doing something. The object is having something done to it. Also do the grammar…

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IELTS Australia invites all test takers and English students to practice their English by writing a blog for publication. Would you like to participate? You can by emailing us a blog post about learning English and studying in Australia, or your experience living in Australia. Don’t forget to tell us a little about yourself!

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