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Why take IELTS at CUE

About CUE

For 100 years, Concordia University of Edmonton has been part of a growing Edmonton and an important educational institution in the province of Alberta. Since 1921, Concordia University of Edmonton has evolved to become one of the City of Edmonton’s best smaller universities and professional degree granting institutions. It is now recognized globally as a university committed to academic excellence in teaching and research, welcoming nearly 2,000 students annually from across Canada and from over 40 countries around the world.

Concordia University of Edmonton is located in the historical Highlands neighbourhood of Edmonton, and our main and Magrath campuses are only steps away from the beautiful North Saskatchewan River valley.

“The arrangements were an amazing experience. Both the invigilators were very courteous, kind and welcoming. It helps a lot as it plays an important role in creating a comfort zone for the test takers.”

Past IELTS test taker

Test Day Schedule

IELTS on Computer

  • 08:20 – Candidates arrive and complete registration process
  • 08:50 – Doors close (late arrivals will not be admitted)
  • 09:00 to 11:45  – Test duration for listening, reading and writing sections
  • Candidates are tested on speaking and writing skills on the same day. Please arrive 20 minutes before your allotted speaking time.

Check our service and find out directions to our campus

We offer:

  • safe and inclusive campus and facilities
  • healthy snack and coffee service options on campus, available Monday to Friday, 7:30 am – 3:30 pm
  • caring and responsible Test Centre Staff.

Click here to check CUE’s campus map.

Getting here

Public Transport

We are easy to access by public transportation.

  • Bus Routine 101 takes you directly to Concordia campus
  • Get off LRT at Stadium Station and walk 1.8 km (20 mins) to Concordia campus

Driving Directions

We are located at the corner of 112 Avenue NW and 73 Street NW, Edmonton. Please turn south at 73 Street and drive into campus. You will find our Test Centre located in a green glass building called Hole Academic Centre, on the south side of the parking ground.

Parking Directions

Free street parking is usually available.

Paid parking on campus is available at the rates listed here:

Monday to Friday 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
$3.50 for first hour
$1.75 for each additional hour
$8.75 per day maximum (7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

Monday to Friday after 5:00 pm
$4.00 flat rate

Saturday and Sunday
$4.00 flat rate

You can download the parking app (PayByPhone) or scan the QR code onsite to pay for parking:


Email parking@concordia.ab.ca for more information.

Watch Your Test Day Journey Here