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Since many IELTS tests have been postponed due to the coronavirus, a new online test has been developed which can be taken from the comfort of your home. The IELTS Indicator is accepted by a growing number of universities to help you continue your education dreams during the Covid-19 situation.

Edmonton
1,250 km

British Council Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

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June 13, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
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MacEwan University

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June 13, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
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Regina
1,274 km

British Council - Eurocentres REGINA

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October 24, 2020 UKVI Academic November 06, 2020 CAD 319
October 24, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 November 06, 2020 CAD 319
October 31, 2020 UKVI Academic November 13, 2020 CAD 319
October 31, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 November 13, 2020 CAD 319
November 21, 2020 UKVI Academic December 04, 2020 CAD 319
Winnipeg
1,278 km

British Council - English Testing Canada, University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus

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June 13, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
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British Council Canada

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June 13, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
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Calgary
1,498 km

British Council test location - SAIT Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

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June 13, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
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June 18, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 20, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
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British Council - GEOS Languages Plus

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June 13, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
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Bow Valley College

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June 13, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
June 13, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 18, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 20, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
June 20, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire

British Council - GEOS Languages Plus

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June 13, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
June 13, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 18, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 20, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
June 20, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire

Other test centres in or nearby Canada

There is one British Council test centre in Canadas capital Ottawa. The average IELTS score of test takers with English as native language is 7. In 2017, the average IELTS score of test takers in Canada was 6.86. According to our database, there are 289 universities in Canada that accept the IELTS test. The average IELTS score requirement for organisations accepting IELTS in Canada is 6.4.

While you obsessively stare at pictures of Justin Trudeau (don’t deny it!), you may as well see whether Canada is actually a place you can study abroad in. The Great White North and the super friendly upstairs neighbors to the U.S., Canada is known for its maple syrup, the Niagara Falls, and their excellent ice hockey teams. Canada has grown to become an appealing place for international students. Not only is it one of the safest places to go to in the world; Canada (and particularly major cities like Toronto and Vancouver) also has a wealth of cultural diversity that is truly inviting to foreign students from everywhere in the world. Did you know that Canada is the world’s most educated country? In fact, over half of its residents have university degrees. It must be pretty interesting to be a student there then, eh? Some of the top universities in the world are available in Canada, and students from all over the world have come to join the biggest names in their field. Experts in Journalism, Politics, Medicine, and Technology got their start at universities like the University of Toronto and McGill University; and you’ll have the chance to work alongside some of the sharpest minds in the world. Canada offers an interesting variety of college models: colleges, polytechnics, and cégeps (vocational schools). Depending on what your goals are, or what you’re looking for, you may want to select the institutional model that fits your needs. Canadian college and university graduates are highly-valued on the job market, and people who study there have been able to find great jobs in any field they’re interested in.

Improve your English through an English-language prep course: If you’re attending a Bachelor’s, Master’s degree or Ph.D. in Canada, you will need to prove that your language skills are good enough to participate in the classes and understand the lectures. These courses will also prepare you for any of the English-language tests that universities require. To apply to study in Canada, you’ll need to provide proof you have a diploma for your English proficiency. The certificates generally accepted by the universities in Canada are TOEFL and IELTS.

To study in English at one of the universities in Canada, you may need a proof of English proficiency. There are several standardised English tests that you can take to proof your English level, such as the PTE (Pearson Test of English), TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), CAE (Cambridge Advanced English) and IELTS (International English Language Testing System), offered by British Council and IDP. IELTS is the most popular of these tests, with British Council offering more than 500 test locations and being accepted by more than 9,000 organisations world-wide.

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