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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 Charles

Watch out for a nurse’s story of following his heart while chasing his dreams.



Meet the Bautistas

Coming soon, a mother’s dreams for what’s most important to her – family.

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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.’

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.’

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.’

Athena Mahree Maala, UK (Registered Nurse)

‘There was a time when I was sure I had given up on my career as a nurse. Going through the IELTS test not only made me more confident with my English skills but also allowed me to achieve my dream of working in the UK.’

Lemelen Palad, Ireland (Immigrant)

‘It has always been my dream to work in the ‘Silicon Valley of Europe’. Now that I am here in Dublin, Ireland, I cannot help but smile looking back at how intense I prepared for the IELTS exam. All the hard work paid off because I have acclimated well since I arrived and loving every moment of my time here.’

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.’

Yla Paras, UK (Graduate of London School of Economics)

‘IELTS was one of the things that paved the way for my pursuit of my long time aspiration of obtaining a graduate degree that combines my interests in law, institutional economics and policy.’

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.’

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