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IELTS test day and COVID-19

IELTS — July 27th, 2021

There is a lot happening in the world right now. We want to show you the additional Covid-19 precautions we have put in place to help protect your health and safety, so you can take your test and get on with pursuing your goals with IELTS.

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Western Australia announced changes to the Skilled Migration Program and expands the ocuupation list to include more occupations, such as accountants, bakers and cooks.

Western Australia expands occupation list for skilled migration program 2021

IDP IELTS — July 16th, 2021

Western Australia announced changes to the Skilled Migration Program for subclass 190 and subclass 491 visas for 2021. The occupation list for the general stream expands to include more occupations, such as accountants, bakers and cooks. Check if your occupation is listed.

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Victoria’s Skilled Migration Program 2021-2022 Opening Soon

IDP IELTS — July 1st, 2021

Victoria’s Skilled Migration Program for 2021-2022 will open to new Registrations of Interest (ROIs) on 7 July 2021. The Department of Home Affairs provided Victoria with 4,000 visa places. Check if you can submit a registration of interest for the VIC Visa Nomination. Get access to an Australian PR visa with IELTS.

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Australia Adds 22 Occupations to Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List

IDP IELTS — July 28th, 2021

In June 2021, the Australian federal government announced that it will fast-track visa applications for more occupations on the Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL). That's good news for pharmacists, accountants, chefs, engineers and IT specialists. Check the full list here.

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Student posing cheerfully outside her Canadian university campus

Canada leads as the most popular study destination for international students

IDP IELTS — June 14th, 2021

Canada is known for their top-notch education system, prestigious universities with high graduate employability, and a culture of tolerance and diversity. It’s no wonder that Canada is such a popular place to live, study and work! Discover the benefits of studying in Canada and find all the answers with our FAQs about studying and working in Canada.

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IELTS Speaking Part 2: How to speak confidently for 2 minutes

IDP IELTS — June 9th, 2021

In part 2 of your IELTS Speaking test, you will need to deliver a long turn, speaking for up to 2 minutes on a topic. Let’s look at some tips and strategies that will help you do your best and perform better in this section of the test.

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Grammar 101: What is a Contronym?

Vincent — April 24th, 2021

So, have you ever heard of a word in English that has two opposite meanings? We call a single word that has two contradictory meaning (they're their own opposites) contronyms. As a result of this unique characteristic, they are quite rare. But, we have a full list of these words in English. Read below how you can use them in a sentence.

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3 Top Reasons Why People Choose IELTS General Training

IDP IELTS — April 18th, 2021

IELTS offers two tests: IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training. Usually, you can do the General Training test for migration purposes. For migration to Canada, sometimes IELTS GT is the only choice. Here, we'll give you the top 5 reasons why people choose General Training. Read more now.

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IELTS for Global Talent Visa in Australia

Global Talent Visa

IDP IELTS — April 14th, 2021

The Global Talent Visa Program, also known as the Global Talent Independent Program, is a streamlined visa pathway for highly skilled professionals to work and live permanently in Australia. In 2020-2021, there are 15,000 places available under the program. Check here how you can apply with IELTS.

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5 Things You Can Do With Your IELTS Results

IDP IELTS — March 14th, 2021

You sat the test. You’ve received your official IELTS Test Report Form. You can be proud! That’s a massive achievement. But, what can you do with your IELTS scores? Read our list of 5 things you can do with your IELTS results here.