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Computer-delivered IELTS now available at UNSW Global

IELTS — May 9th, 2019

If you need to demonstrate English language proficiency for work, study or migration, you can now take IELTS on a computer at UOW College Australia at the University of Wollongong.

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8 Australian PR visas you need to know about

IELTS — February 26th, 2019

Do you want to come to Australia? Or apply to live here permanently? You’ll need Australian Permanent Residency. We've listed 8 Australian PR visas you could apply for. Check the requirements here.

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What is Australia’s points system for immigration?

IELTS — February 13th, 2019

If you’re thinking of migrating to Australia as a Permanent Resident (PR), you may come seen points-based visas. These visas require you to meet certain skill requirements. We’ll explain what this is and how it works.

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Grammar 101: Elude vs. allude

IELTS — February 6th, 2019

In the Grammar 101 series we look at commonly confused words. This time we cover elude vs allude. Elude is defined as 'to escape from or avoid a danger.' You can use elude when you want to avoid something. Allude can be defined as 'to suggest; or indirectly call attention to something.'

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5 tips to claim superior English for your Points Test Visa

IELTS — January 29th, 2019

Some Australian Permanent Resident (PR) visas are points-based. You can claim points if you have competent, proficient or superior English. Read our our 5 tips for getting extra points for migration.

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中文雅思备考手册正式发布

IELTS — January 25th, 2019

如果您正在准备雅思考试,让我们为您提供助力。雅思备考手册将为您提供有关雅思考试的介绍,以及考试技巧和建议。

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UOW College Australia first regional centre to offer IELTS on computer

IELTS — January 16th, 2019

If you need to demonstrate English language proficiency for work, study or migration, you can now take IELTS on a computer at UOW College Australia at the University of Wollongong.

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8 easy steps to get your Australian Student Visa

IELTS — January 22nd, 2019

Applying for an Australian Student Visa (subclass 500) can be tricky. In 8 steps, we’ll explain how you can apply, what you need to do, and how you can meet the English language requirements. Everything you need to know for first time application success. Read more here.

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How to write the date correctly

IELTS — January 13th, 2019

What is the correct date format in English? How you write the date usually depends on whether you write a formal letter or an informal note. We'll explain the best way to write the date. Read here.

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Things to do in Adelaide

IELTS — December 10th, 2018

Adelaide is South Australia’s vibrant capital city and its economic, educational and cultural hub. From the "Tour Down Under" to the "Adelaide Christmas Pageant" in November, there is always something to do. Find exciting activities in Adelaide you can do this year.

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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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