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24 Jul 2017
UQ master's student Gustavo Villafuerte

A University of Queensland student has found the ideal way to kick-start his Masters in Economics and Public Policy studies – enrolling in the Massive Open Online Course IELTSx: IELTS Academic Test Preparation.

The course is UQ’s most popular MOOC and has attracted more than 418,000 enrolments from around the world.

A new and improved version has been released today with extra content and new practice activities.

Institute of Continuing and TESOL Education (ICTE-UQ) student Mr Gustavo Villafuerte, a scholarship student from Peru, said he knew he had to improve his English before starting his master's studies in Australia.

“I was always looking to come to The University of Queensland, but when I saw the online IELTSx course, I knew it would suit me,” he said.

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