23 Mar 2016
Today, the IELTS test (International English Language Testing System) is one of the most popular tools which is
used to measure the public’s English language proficiency. It is a fact that IELTS is accepted by over 9,000 organisations in over 145 countries. On Wednesday, 23 March 2016, the Office of Student Success and the English Corner co-organised a seminar provided by Ms Carolyn Fung, Deputy IELTS Administrator from IDP Hong Kong. Students were introduced to the benefits of taking the IELTS test prior to travelling abroad for studies and applying for graduate studies. Ms Fung’s presentation highlighted the role IELTS plays in reflecting real-life use of English regardless of whether it is for study, work or play. In addition, since 6 April 2015 the UK now requires certain applicants to complete the UKVI (UK Visa and Immigration) application at an approved test centre. Further information on IELTS can be found at www.ieltshongkong.hk.