Update news IELTS

The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has said that students without IELTS tests would not be at a disadvantage when applying for university.

7.0 IELTS band score: still not high enough for Vietnamese parents, students

Parents are willing to spend tens of millions of dong on English lessons that prepare their children for the IELTS test.

University admission: schools prefer students with international certificates

More Vietnamese students are registering for exam preparation classes for international certificates as more universities now require the certificates.

Early practice for IELTS may harm students, say experts

Beginning study for the IELTS (the International English Language Test) exam in primary school when students don’t have much real-life experience may reduce children's motivation and interest in reading and writing, experts say.

20 universities in southern VN recruit students based on IELTS, int’l certificates

In 2021, about 20 universities in the southern region of Vietnam will enroll students based on their IELTS and international certifications.

British Council opens second computer-delivered IELTS center in HCM City

The British Council in partnership with University Access Centre HCMC (UAC) has launched the new computer-delivered IELTS test centre at 56 Nguyen Dinh Chieu, Dakao Ward, District 1 of HCM City.


Universities concerned about graduates’ foreign language proficiency

Most schools require IELTS 4.5 English skill level for their graduates in non-linguistics majors, but this is seen as too low by many educators.

Vietnamese teenager offered 13 college scholarships in the US

Phan Thi Hanh is a name heard often in the coastal commune of Cuong Gian in Nghi Xuan district of the central province of Ha Tinh. The girl, born in 2000, has won scholarships from 13 prestigious schools in the US.