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Working in New Zealand after graduating as an international student

Vincent — November 8th, 2020

What is a post study work visa in New Zealand? These visas are also called post graduate work visas. As of November 2020, this visa lets you work for any employer and in almost any job. The Post Study Work Visa lasts between 1 and 3 years depending on the level of your qualification and where you studied in New Zealand. Read more here.

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Finding Work in New Zealand as an International Student in 2020 and 2021

Vincent — November 8th, 2020

When you move to New Zealand as international student in 2020 or 2021, there are lots of benefits in getting a job while you study. Of course, it helps pay for some living expenses. But you also get to meet new people, make friends, and learn about the New Zealand workplace. It’s also a great way to practice your English.

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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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How much does IELTS cost?

IDP IELTS — August 5th, 2020

What is the IELTS test fee in 2020 and 2021? The cost for an IELTS test in New Zealand is $385.00. The price for the exam is the same whether you take IELTS General Training or IELTS Academic. There is no separate registration fee or payment processing fee. There is also no late payment fee. However, in some locations the test fee can be slightly higher. Read more.

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Does using AI eliminate bias? MIT doesn’t think so.

IDP IELTS — June 5th, 2019

Researchers from MIT –the top university in the world– found that Artificial Intelligence, is biased. So, what does it mean when machines that are testing your English language ability are unfair? Read it here.