IELTS - Official Test Venue

Language Testing

The English Language Program at The University Of Winnipeg is an official testing venue for IELTS (International English Language Testing System). This IELTS test location is operated by Conestoga College IELTS Test Centre. IELTS Conestoga was Canada’s first official IELTS testing centre and administers the test in Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia.


"IELTS is a test developed by the world’s leading experts in language assessment on four key English language skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking. It is designed to assess the language ability of people who aim to study, work, immigrate and integrate an English-speaking environment.

Global Recognition

IELTS - The International English Language Testing System is the world’s most popular English proficiency test, with:

  • 2.9 million tests taken in 2016;
  • Recognized by over 10000 organizations worldwide, including schools, universities, employers, immigration authorities and professional bodies;
  • Administered in over 1000 locations in over 140 countries.

Accepted and Trusted in Canada

IELTS is the preferred high stakes English language test in Canada. Trusted by over 350 Canadian organizations, it was the first test to be recognized by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) and Immigration Quebec as proof of English language proficiency for Express Entry (Skilled Immigrants), Quebec-selected skilled workers, Provincial Nominee etc. In May 2014, the CIC announced it was renewing its trust in IELTS for another five years."

Source: IELTS Canada. Accessed November 03, 2017.


To book your IELTS test register online. After you register you will receive of free online test preparation.

More Information

IELTS Canada provides answers to Frequently Asked Questions.

For additional information or questions directly contact IELTS Canada.

Test Venue Contact

Registration Office
The English Language Program
The University of Winnipeg
Room 1C15 - 515 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3B 2E9

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Call: 204.982.1703