Schools that Waive IELTS


The Philippines is an English speaking country so you’re probably wondering why you have to take the IELTS to prove something. But there’s actually a way you can skip the IELTS exam and the school can waive it if you prove that you received your education in English.

Evidence of English as Medium of Instruction

This is an official certificate that you’ll have to get from your school. If you provide this along with your school applications, the school will likely waive the IELTS exam. Countries like the Philippines don’t necessarily only teach in their national language. If your program was delivered in English, you can apply to get this certificate. All you’ll need are your transcripts, a letter of intent, and your proof of ID and address. 

List of schools that waive IELTS: 

  • VCC (some programs)
  • SAIT
  • Centennial College (except health programs)
  • Cambria College
  • Canadian College 
  • Seneca College
  • Concordia University
  • Okanagan College
  • Selkirk College
  • Coast Mountain College
  • College of North Atlantic
  • Holland College
  • Northern Lights College (some programs)
  • Niagara College
  • Conestoga College
  • Fleming College
  • Brock University
  • Humber College
  • Confederation College
  • College of New Caledonia
  • Bow Valley College
  • Mohawk College
  • New Brunswick Community College
  • Saskatchewan Polytechnic University

The information listed may be subject to change without prior notice. Always check their website to keep updated. 

Source: Tips for Writing Waiver 10 Universities that Waive IELTS Certificate of Medium of Instruction

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