EU ID cards no longer accepted at British border; ELT sector reacts

Identification cards have long been used by many EU residents to enter the UK to study English in the short-term, however as of October 1, EU citizens looking to travel to the UK are no longer able to use them, and instead need to show a valid passport to enter the...

TOEFL IBT Home Edition test accepted by 11,000 unis and organisations

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, TOEFL created the test which enables candidates to be assessed for English proficiency in the “safety and security” of their own home.  “We’re very pleased that so many institutions around the world have understood our mission...

Pearson PTE Academic accepted for regular Canada study stream

Separately, the testing provider has also announced it has launched SELTs in Nigeria for individuals wishing to work, study or come to live in the UK. Also known as non-Study Direct Stream, the Canadian application stream tends to be used by international students who...

Record number of international undergrads accepted onto UK courses

This latest figure represents an increase of around 4,000 from 2019 figures (40,720), with the majority of non-EU students accepted coming from China (12,980) and India (3,150). Image: UCAS In recent weeks, UK university stakeholders have expressed cautious optimism...

OET accepted for doctors and nurses

The test has been formally recognised by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates|Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research, the Florida Board of Nursing and the Oregon State Board of Nursing. “OET test tasks replicate...