IDP IELTS launch in Egypt

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On Wednesday, the first IDP IELTS test center in Egypt was officially launched at a reception in Cairo.  

The event was co-hosted by the Regional Director of IDP Education Middle East and the President of the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT).

AASTMT is the service provider and test venue for IDP IELTS in Egypt.

The event’s guest speakers were His Excellency Dr Ralph King, the Australian Ambassador to Egypt and Mr John Belleville, IDP IELTS Global Director.

In his welcome address, Maher El Bakry, IDP Middle East Regional Director  (pictured right), provided an introduction to IDP Education’s services and highlighted the cooperation with the Arab Academy in offering IELTS testing in Egypt.

His Excellency Professor Abdel Ghaffar, AASTMT President, expressed his pleasure with the partnership with IDP Education to expand the Arab Academy’s educational services to Egyptian and Arab students.

His Excellency Dr King, spoke of Australia’s nature as a relatively new nation with diverse ethnic and cultural mix which offers a great learning environment for international students.

John Belleville delivered a short presentation outlining IELTS’s strong and continuously growing profile and its role in providing aspiring young people with opportunities for education, work and migration.

The event was attended by around 80 guests from the education industry including Presidents and Vice Presidents of private universities, Deans of language faculties, representatives of US Aid, Fulbright and the Australian Embassy in Cairo.

IDP Education has opened its first IELTS test center in Cairo following growing demand for English testing in Egypt.

In addition to the new Cairo office, IDP Education has responded to demand for its trusted services across the Middle East with new IELTS test centres in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Libya, Jordan and Azerbaijan.


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