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English Tests

UVIC has successfully helped students to pass their English tests by providing access to online resources and our expert advice. There is a number of tests available out there, and you should consider carefully which one to take, as not all places accept every test. Please click the test icons below for further information on the test format, where to take the test, who accepts the test and relevant scoring information.


IELTS is the International English Language Testing System, which tests English proficiency around the world. Conducting 1.4 million tests globally, IELTS is the world’s most popular English testing system.

Pearson Test of English

PTE Academic is an innovative and engaging way to demonstrate your English language proficiency to international institutions. PTE Academic is endorsed by the Graduate Management Admission Council® (GMAC®).