International English Language Testing

International English Language Testing

IA-IELTSINTO Glasgow Caledonian University is an examination centre for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). This is an internationally recognised English language proficiency test.

IELTS is the world’s most popular English language test with 3 million tests taken globally for education and emigration and is recognised by over 10,000 organisations worldwide, including educational institutions, employers, governments, immigration authorities and professional bodies.

You can choose from two tests: Academic or General Training. The type of test you choose will be dependent on whether you plan to study, work or live abroad. Both tests assess all of your English skills including reading; writing, listening and speaking. You will receive separate scores for each of these skills, as well as an overall score.

IELTS is jointly owned by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge English Language Assessment through more than 1,100 test centres and locations in over 140 countries.

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Test Dates

January 2019

  • 12th     Academic only
  • 19th     Academic and General Training 

February 2019

  • 2nd      Academic only
  • 9th       Academic and General Training 
  • 23rd     Academic only

March 2019

  • 2nd      Academic and General Training
  • 9th       Academic only
  • 23rd     Academic and General Training

April 2019

  • 6th       Academic and General Training 
  • 13th     Academic only
  • 27rd     Academic and General Training

May 2019

  • 11th     Academic and General Training
  • 18th     Academic only

June 2019

  • 1st       Academic and General Training 
  • 22nd    Academic only
  • 29th     Academic and General Training 

July 2019

  • 6th       Academic and General Training 
  • 27th     Academic and General Training 

August 2019

  • 10th     Academic only
  • 17th     Academic and General Training 
  • 24th     Academic only

September 2019

  • 7th       Academic and General Training 
  • 14th     Academic only

October 2019

  • 12th     Academic and General Training 
  • 19th     Academic only
  • 26th     Academic and General Training 

November 2019

  • 2nd      Academic only
  • 16th     Academic only
  • 23rd     Academic and General Training 

December 2019

  • 7th      Academic only

If you make a visa application to stay or move to the UK, you need to be aware of changes made by United Kingdom Visas & Immigration (UKVI) to Secure English Language Tests (SELT) for visa purposes on 20 February 2015. Information relating to these changes can be found via the GOV.UK and IELTS websites.

Test Venue

INTO Glasgow Caledonian University

2nd floor CEE Building
70 Cowcaddens Road
Glasgow
G4 0BA

Applying

Online

In Person

  • Complete IELTS application at the INTO reception
  • A member of staff will photocopy your valid passport (and visa if applicable) or EU National ID Card (for EU Citizens only)
  • Processed payment via cash, credit or debit card

Important Notes

  • If you are using the test to apply for higher education study, you must choose the Academic Module.
  • No change of date or refund will be considered except in the case of illness for which a medical certificate is required so please choose your test date carefully.

For more IELTS test information please read the IELTS Notice to Candidates and visit http://takeielts.britishcouncil.org/

Fees

2019 IELTS test fee is £170 per test.

Payment Methods:

  • Bank Transfer: email INTO.IELTS@gcu.ac.uk for bank transfer details
  • Over the phone: telephone 0141 273 1944
  • INTO reception desk: cash, debit or credit card
  • Cheque: payable to ‘INTO Scotland LLP’ and post
  • Please do not post cash.
Results

Results are issued, usually 13 days after the test.

Click here to view your test results online, which will be available 13 days after your test.

We recommend that IELTS test results are collected from the test centre as posting will take longer and less secure than collecting in person.

We can send copies of your results to up to 5 institutions of your choice free of charge before results are released. Charges will incur for additional copies once results have been released. Please clearly indicate which institutions you would like your results sent to on your application form.

Results are valid for up to 2 years from the test date.

Contact Us

Enquiries

Email INTO.IELTS@gcu.ac.uk or call +44 (0)141 273 1944

Address

INTO Glasgow Caledonian University, 70 Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow, G4 0BA

Office Location

Level 2 of the Centre for Executive Education Building

Office hours

Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00

Refund Policy

Cancellation Policy

Candidates may cancel their IELTS test registration at any time and for any reason prior to taking the IELTS test by notifying the test centre where they registered. The candidate’s right to receive a refund will depend on how far in advance they cancel their IELTS test registration.

Cancellation within 14 days: if a candidate cancels their IELTS test registration in the fourteen calendar days after the date of their enrolment confirmation or sooner before they take their test, they will receive a full refund and no administration fee will apply, UNLESS the following paragraph applies:

Taking the IELTS test during the 14 day cancellation period: If a candidate cancels their IELTS test registration within the Cancellation Period but before they take the IELTS test, they will receive a refund less an administrative fee of 25% of the test fee. However, if they have registered for a test date that will occur within the Cancellation Period, they will lose their rights to cancel and receive a refund for their IELTS test registration 24 hours before the test date (before of the cost already incurred at this stage in making the test available).

Change of Test Date

Candidates requesting to change IELTS test date within 2 weeks of the original test date will be charged £25 per test transfer.

Charge is payable over the telephone, in centre or via bank transfer.

Illness on the Test Day

If you are ill on the test day we need the following documents from you within five days of the test date

An original medical certificate covering the test date. Please note that we do not accept sick notes issued by family members or employers.

If we receive the above document within 5 days of the test then there are two options:

A full refund of the test fee, less an administrative charge of 25% of your test fee.

A single transfer to a new test date (within three months of the original test date)

Candidates who receive a transfer to a new test date and who are ill on the second test date are not entitled to a refund of the test fee or to any further transfer to a new test date.

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