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New Zealand offers one-off residence pathway to 165,000 migrants

On 30 September 2021, the New Zealand Government announced a new one-off residence pathway for around 165,000 migrants currently in New Zealand.


New Brunswick launches permanent residency pathway for international students

New Brunswick graduates will be be eligible to apply for permanent residency beginning in April 2022.


IELTS entry scores

Planning to sit an IELTS exam for studying abroad or migration? Here's what you need to know about minimum entry scores.


The A to Z of IELTS: F is for Free Preparation Material

At IDP, we offer a wide variety of free preparation materials and information to help test takers improve their chances in their upcoming test.


The A to Z of IELTS: E is for Essays

Preparing for IELTS Writing? Read this article on the different types of essays you are likely to encounter in the test.

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Canada leads as most popular study destination for international students

Canada is known for its top-notch education system, prestigious universities with high graduate employability, and a culture of tolerance and diversity.


Canada expands Student Direct Stream in the Americas

Faster study permit applications option is now available to students in seven Caribbean, Central and South American countries.


New milestone for IELTS

IELTS test results are now accepted by more than 11,000 organisations across the globe.


Introducing IELTS Prepare

We are proud to announce the launch of IELTS Prepare – a one-stop-shop for all official IDP IELTS preparation materials.


Free vaccinations for international students in England

All international students aged 18 and above eligible under the scheme.