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Welcome to IELTS at ELA

The University of Auckland English Language Academy (ELA) is an accredited IELTS test centre and New Zealand's largest provider of the IELTS Examination, offering more than 35 tests per year *. The IELTS centre at the ELA is also responsible for testing in the South Pacific.

The IELTS test is available in more than 130 countries. Since IELTS was launched in 1989 recognition for the test has grown significantly. More than 8,000 educational institutions, government agencies and professional organisations around the world recognising IELTS scores as a valid indicator of ability to communicate in English. In the last 12 months a record of two million IELTS tests were taken by candidates around the world.

All tertiary institutions in New Zealand, Australia, Canada and the UK accept the IELTS scores as an entry requirement. IELTS is also accepted by over 3,000 tertiary institutions, programmes and professional organisations in the USA.

For more information on the IELTS examination please go to the IELTS FAQ or visit the IELTS website: www.ielts.org.

If you have any feedback about the IELTS examination or would like to lodge a complaint, please send the details to ielts@auckland.ac.nz 
* 2011 Winner of the IDP IELTS Australia Best Audit Award
 *  2012 Nominee for the IDP IELTS Australia Performance Excellence Award

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