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5 Myths About IDP Singapore - Debunked

Planning to study abroad but have no idea where to start? Find out more about IDP singapore and clear your doubts.

Whether you wish to pursue a degree in the UK or embark on a foundation pathway programme in Australia, the hassle remains when it comes to your student journey – from applying for your preferred course in the university of choice, to getting a student visa and settling accommodation.

This is when IDP Singapore comes into play, but certain perceptions remain that could sway your decision if you intend to find out more about studying abroad from us. Here are some myths that we would like to debunk - to clear the air once and for all!

Myth 1: You have to pay a fee after meeting a counsellor

We do not charge agent fees for university applications. Applications sent through IDP will not incur any agent fees and this means you’ll get to enjoy our dedicated services to help you pursue your study abroad dreams.

Myth 2: I will get the best value by applying direct to universities

When you apply through IDP, most university application fees will be waived due to our partnership with more than 700 quality universities and institutions across Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Canada, Ireland and the United States. Often, direct student applications would require a minimal fee of $100 for admissions processing.

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Myth 3: IDP is a regular education agency just like the rest

IDP was established in 1969 by the Australian Government and is a global leader in international education services. Such is our reach, we have more than 120 offices based in over 30 countries, comprising over 900 counsellors. Just last year alone, we have helped students gained entry into more than 39,000 quality courses, plus we are also a co-owner of IELTS, the world’s most popular high-stakes English language test for study, work and migration.

Myth 4: IDP is only helpful for applying to Australia universities

As was mentioned earlier, we have an array of partnerships and affiliations with universities and institutions across six key destinations – Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Canada, Ireland and the United States.

Myth 5: There’s not much difference between applying myself and going to IDP

When you choose to apply through IDP, you’ll be able to find out more about the various study destinations as well as the type of course that will be the most ideal for you. This is usually done by meeting up with one of our education counsellors, who will be then guide you on the entire journey – from submitting university applications to even settling accommodation.

Keen to kick-start your own study abroad journey? Simply book an appointment with a counsellor today.

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