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2021.09.13

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1. PTE major reform-shortened time, online exams are coming!

The PTE exam will undergo several major adjustments this year after experiencing the fires of the past few years. This adjustment will affect the PTE Academic and PTE Academic UKVI exams.

1. Starting from November 16, 2021, the test time will be shortened from 3 hours to about 2 hours. Exam questions will be reduced from 70-82 to 52-64. The original question type, machine scoring method and scoring standard remain unchanged. The 10-minute break in the middle of the exam will be cancelled.

2. Changes in the transcript: The small scores (enabling skills) will no longer be displayed, and candidates will receive additional score analysis and feedback through MyPTE account, which will help candidates guide their future studies.

3. PTE officially launched the online exam, and reservations will be opened on October 15th. The earliest appointment can be made for the exam on November 16.

Online exam OnVue platform

Online exams are conducted through OnVue software, and there will be an examiner invigilating the entire process to minimize the possibility of cheating and ensure the fairness of the exam.

Note: Online exams cannot be used for visa and immigration applications, only schools can be applied.

2. The admission requirements of the University of Melbourne in 2022 are updated!

Master's application update: Chinese students apply for a master's degree in business from University of Melbourne. Tier One University requires an average score of 80%, 211 universities require an average score of 85, and non-211 universities require an average score of 90.

The Tier One list of the University of Melbourne Business School includes 16 Chinese universities including C9. Some majors require a GMAT of 630 or a GRE of 315, such as Master of Finance. The 16 Tier One universities include:

Beijing Normal University

Chongqing University

Fudan University

Harbin Institute of Technology

Nanjing University

Nankai University

Beijing University

Renmin University of China

Shanghai Jiaotong University

Sun Yat-sen University

Tsinghua University

University of Science and Technology of China

Wuhan University

Xiamen University

Xi'an Jiaotong University

Zhejiang University

Undergraduate application: The University of Melbourne is the only Australian university that does not accept Chinese college entrance examination results. However, you can apply for transfer by using the average score of domestic universities. Bachelor of Commerce, 211 and 985 universities require an average score of 85, and double non-schools require an average score of 90. High school students can also go to Trinity College to complete the preparatory course at the University of Melbourne. The minimum entry requirement for preparatory courses is a high school two-year/three-year average score of at least 75+. Then pass the GPA during the preparatory period to enter the University of Melbourne undergraduate.

3. RMIT adds new admissions in November! Up to $5000 scholarship!

As we all know, there are only a handful of universities in Victoria that have 3 semesters a year. The first thing that comes to mind is Deakin University. Under the influence of the epidemic, RMIT Royal Institute of Technology also has a third semester intake for some courses! As the number one design professional in Australia! The courses offered by RMIT in the third semester of this year are worth unlocking! There is a generous scholarship for the third semester upon admission!

The following majors offer the third semester:

1.Graduate Certificate in Project Management - IT plan

2.Graduate Diploma in Project Management - IT plan

3.Master of Project Management - EN and IT plans

4.Graduate Diplomain Energy Efficient and Sustainable Building

5.Master of Energy Efficient and Sustainable Building

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