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New Brunswick Launches Permanent Residency Pathway For International Students

IDP IELTS — September 15th, 2021

Under the new immigration pathway, graduates from four private career colleges in New Brunswick, Canada will be eligible to apply for permanent residency.

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Nursing is one of the most favourable occupations for migration to New Zealand

Migration: Nursing in New Zealand

IDP IELTS — July 18th, 2021

Nursing is one of the most favourable occupations for migration to New Zealand. It is a pathway to Permanent Residency. This article goes through the most important things you need to know if you are looking to migrate to New Zealand as a nurse. Read more.

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Canada leads as the most popular study destination for international students

IDP IELTS — June 15th, 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 10th, 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?

IDP IELTS — May 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 — May 24th, 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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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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List of Minimum IELTS Scores For Canadian Universities in 2021

IDP IELTS — March 13th, 2021

Moving to Canada in 2021 for study? Check the IELTS requirements for Canadian Universities. IELTS is the only English language test available in Australia that is trusted by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Read more here.

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List of 8 Universities in New Zealand for IELTS Score of 5.5 and Above

IDP IELTS — March 13th, 2021

Want to study in New Zealand, but not sure what IELTS score you need for admission? Here’s a full list of colleges and universities in New Zealand accepting IELTS for entry into undergraduate, postgraduate and research courses. Check our full table that contains the list of college and universities in New Zealand 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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Top 10 jobs in Canada for 2021

Top 10 jobs in Canada for 2021

IDP IELTS — February 18th, 2021

As the economy begins to improve from the pandemic, the employment projections for 2021 is good for most sectors. Ranstad Canada believes that if you have specialised skills, there will be a job for you to show your strengths. Let’s explore the top 10 jobs in Canada for 2021 that are predicted to be in-demand.