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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.

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42 Universities in Australia for IELTS Score of 5.5 and Above

IDP IELTS — March 10th, 2021

Want to study in Australia, but not sure what IELTS score you need for admission? Here’s a full list of colleges and universities in Australia accepting IELTS for entry into undergraduate, postgraduate and research courses. Check our full table that contains the list of college and universities in Australia accepting IELTS band score of 5.5 and above, including the following IELTS Overall Scores, Listening Scores, Reading Scores, Writing Scores and Speaking Scores.

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NSW adds 10 new occupations to Skilled Occupation List for permanent visa subclass 190

IDP IELTS — February 17th, 2021

Australia’s most populous state, New South Wales, announced in February 2021 that it will add 10 new occupations to its Skilled Occupation List. That’s for Permanent Visa (subclass 190). Check if your occupation is listed.

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PTE have made changes to how they compare to IELTS. Will this impact you?

IDP IELTS — December 21st, 2020

In December 2020, Pearson released a new report. It compared PTE-A results to IELTS, the world’s gold-standard for English language tests. The report details that at an IELTS Band 7.0 to an IELTS Band 9.0, PTE-A test-takers will need a higher score to be equivalent to IELTS. Here’s what you need to know and what others have said. And, see all the information in one place.

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Will Using a Mask Affect Your Speaking Test?

IDP IELTS — November 25th, 2020

If I wear a mask, will it affect my Speaking test score? The short answer is: No, not in your IELTS Speaking test because we use real examiners. But some other tests, like Pearson PTE Academic, require you to talk to a computer, where it may affect your score. Read more here.

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Full list of Australian migration places in 2020 & 2021

IDP IELTS — October 11th, 2020

The Australian government has announced big changes to the migration program places for 2020 and 2021. Find out what the available places are for every visa category. Access our full list of Australian migration places in 2020 & 2021 here.

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How do you get an IELTS band 4.5 for functional English?

IDP IELTS — October 11th, 2020

Do you need an IELTS band 4.5 to show functional English? If you’re planning to apply for an Australian partner visa, you may require IELTS 4.5. So, what does this mean? And what should you do to get an IELTS band 4.5? We’ll explain it to you here.

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Covid-19 Visa for Australia (Subclass 408)

IDP IELTS — August 2nd, 2020

New travel restrictions were launched, and some people got stuck in other countries. Even so, several countries have made visa arrangements to take care of emergencies. For countries like Australia, there’s a visa specifically for Covid-19, known as the Covid 408 visa.