Trinity College London welcomes SEDA College as a Trinity ISE Exam Centre

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SEDA College is delighted to announce that we have become an official exam centre for Trinity College London ISE Exams.

Who is Trinity College London?

Trinity College London is a leading international exam board that has been providing assessments around the world since 1877. Trinity College London exam 850,000 candidates a year in more than 60 countries worldwide, specialising in the assessment of music, drama, combined arts and English language proficiency.

What are ISE Exams?

Trinity’s Integrated Skills in English (ISE) is a contemporary four skills (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening) qualification that is listed on the Irish ILEP. This suite of exams is accepted by the Irish Immigration authorities as to the end-of-course exam component for the International Student Visa.

ISE exams are aligned to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

ISE Foundation A2 Pre Intermediate
ISE I B1 Intermediate
ISE II B2 Upper Intermediate
ISE III C1 Advanced

You can see below how it is mapped to the IELTS exam.

ISE assesses students’ ability to interact in English in an authentic and meaningful way through the use of integrated reading and writing tasks and integrated speaking and listening tasks. Preparing for ISE builds real-life English skills and transferable skills required for academic study and employability.

READ MORE: SEDA Languages now runs evening English courses in Dublin

What does this mean for SEDA students?

As a SEDA student, you can now sit your visa-required external end-of-course exams in SEDA College. There is no need to go to an external examination centre.

SEDA is now able to offer you more choice than ever before. Our students can choose between any of these English Language qualifications:

  • Trinity College London ISE Exams (ISE Foundation (A2), ISE I (B1), ISE II (B2), and ISE III (C1)
  • Cambridge English qualifications: B1 Preliminary (PET), B2 First (FCE) and C1 Advanced (CAE)
  • TIE

Which universities accept Trinity ISE Examinations as an entry requirement?

ISE is widely accepted by high ranking institutions including University College London, London School of Economics and Kings College in London, Edinburgh University, Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin (UCD). As well as being accepted in the UK and Ireland, it is also recognised by a growing number of universities and colleges across North America and elsewhere.

What is the benefit to SEDA College of becoming a Trinity College London ISE Exam centre?

We are delighted to have become an exam centre for Trinity College London.  This is yet another step in increasing the academic offering of SEDA College.

SEDA College offers you more:

  • Quality English Language courses
  • Online learning platform
  • Extensive social and extra-curricular programme
  • Jobs club and organised internships
  • Exam centre for prestigious English Language examinations

By Jane Langley, Director of Studies at SEDA College

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