Carmen Neghina
1 month ago

New partnership makes it easy for students to find out the PTE Academic score they need to get into University

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LONDON, 5th September 2018: Pearson, the digital education company, today announced a partnership with Studyportals, the global study choice platform, which will benefit all students worldwide taking the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic).

When students look at a particular university and course they are interested in attending through the Studyportals site, they will now be able to see the minimum PTE Academic score they should achieve in order to be accepted by that institution.

PTE Academic is the computer based English language test trusted by thousands of universities and colleges around the world. Students like it for its speed, flexibility, fairness and security – they can book online up to 24 hours in advance, there is year round test date availability and a choice of 250 test centres in over 50 countries. The test itself only lasts three hours and students can typically expect their results within five working days – with 85% getting them within two. The test also has industry leading security measures – all test centers use state-of-the-art digital biometrics incorporating palm-scanning, digital signatures, secure paperless results, randomized test formats and CCTV.

Freya Thomas Monk, Pearson’s Vice-President of Assessment, English & Schools, said:

Pearson is always looking for ways to provide its customers with a quick, effective and seamless digital service. This ‘one stop’ partnership with Studyportals is a great example of this. When students are looking at particular universities and courses on the Studyportals site they will now also be able to see the PTE Academic score required  – a simple step, but one which saves them precious time searching themselves.

Studyportals CEO, Edwin van Rest added:

At Studyportals we want to make it as easy as possible to match students with the right universities, and every bit of information helps a lot. We had noticed that an increasing number of our 35 million unique visitors were taking the PTE Academic test, yet were not able to confirm their eligibility because of the missing information. We are therefore happy to partner with PTE Academic test to help bring more transparency to study choice.

Students wishing to find out more about the partnership should click on the Studyportals site here.

For more information on PTE Academic please click here.

About Pearson

Pearson is a global digital education company with expertise in educational content and assessment, and a range of teaching and learning services powered by technology. Our mission is to help people make progress through access to better learning. We believe that learning opens up opportunities, creating fulfilling careers and better lives. For more, visit www.pearson.com and follow us on Twitter @Pearson.

For media queries please contact Kasia Reardon at kasia.reardon@pearson.com or 07702 512 312.

About Studyportals

Studyportals is the international study choice platform, enabling students to find and compare their study options across borders. With over 150,000 published courses, 3,050 participating universities, and 28 million users in 2017, Studyportals is a leading information source for study seekers. Studyportals’ 210-person team represents over 35 nationalities. For universities, Studyportals is a results-based channel for international student recruitment. For more, visit www.studyportals.com and follow us on Twitter @Studyportals or LinkedIn.

For media queries please contact Carmen Neghina at carmen@studyportals.com or +31655875270.

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