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Taking you #BeyondTheTest

Inspired by true stories, watch how these IELTS test takers went #BeyondTheTest.


Meet Jane

Your journey to success will not always be easy but you will always have someone to go the extra mile with you, every step of the way.


Meet Tony

Challenges will always be part of the journey to reaching for your dreams, but nothing can stop that from coming true especially if the dream is for your family. You just need to take that first step.


Meet Charles

Coming soon, a story of a nurse who pursued his dream and his love.

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Carlo Magno, UK (Immigrant)

‘I used to be afraid of what the future can bring. But at the same time, I was also excited to take on the challenges in achieving my dreams of working abroad. Taking IELTS was definitely life-changing as it brought me to my dream destination. I am now enjoying sceneries I only used to see in photos before.’

Jennie Equiz, Canada (Student)

‘IELTS is the reason I was able to continue my application to study college in Canada. Here in my new home, I found new friends in campus and have made new and wonderful experiences. I am looking forward to a rewarding career after I graduate.’

Andrea Denise Ong, UK (Student)

‘IELTS opened the door for me to be able to study abroad. Taking the test helped me realise how powerful language is in connecting people from all over the world. I became more confident in my English ability, which helped me integrate better within the academic community.’

Joseph Talampas, USA (MIT graduate)

‘IELTS was a key to my study-abroad journey. One of the best things about studying abroad is being part of a diverse group of people from all over the world. Being able to communicate well in English has allowed me to know more about their culture and vice-versa.’

Aileen Jennifer Felipe, UK (Registered Nurse)

‘My first attempt in taking the IELTS was unsuccessful that I almost gave up on my dream. With perseverance and with the help of the British Council through IELTS, I was able to land my dream job in the United Kingdom. I am now working as a Hemodialysis Nurse and still aiming for other goals in life.’

Charles Castañeda, UK (Immigrant)

‘The IELTS helped me bridge the gap between my professional skill set and better opportunities in the UK. With the help of the British Council, I surpassed the minimum requirements for both my work visa and professional registration.’

Aizalyn Andres, Canada (Immigrant)

‘In many ways, I think my decision to take IELTS with the British Council is the reason why I’m here in Canada, living my dream. I was able to maximise my IELTS preparation, not only for the test, but also for the new life I have embarked on.’

Jorica Pamintuan, UK (Graduate of Oxford University)

‘Taking IELTS has allowed me to pursue my dream to study in the UK through the IELTS Prize. I am grateful to have been chosen for the prize and truly honoured for the faith that the British Council has in my abilities and aspirations.’

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