IELTS Testing Centre

IELTS Testing Centre

The IELTS reception desk at UOW College will be closed from Monday 22 December, 2014 to Friday 2 January, 2015. You can now apply and pay for your test online.

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is an internationally accredited direct English language assessment for people who intend to study or work in an English-speaking institution.

Conducting 1.4 million tests globally, IELTS is the world’s most popular English testing system.

IELTS is jointly owned by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge English Language Assessment through more than 900 test centres and locations in over 130 countries.

Depending on whether you want to study, work or migrate you can choose from two types of IELTS tests: Academic or General , both tests are made up of four parts – Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. IELTS results are graded on the unique IELTS 9-band scale.

To help you prepare for the test, IELTS provides test samples and Official IELTS test tips.

The test covers the full range of ability from non-user to expert user. You are not limited in how many times you can sit the test. IELTS respects international diversity and is fair to anyone who sits the test, regardless of nationality.

You can trust the quality and security of IELTS because it is managed by three reputable, international organisations: British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL).

British Council

British Council connects people worldwide with the learning opportunities and creative ideas from the UK and builds lasting relationships between the UK and other countries. British Council is the UK's international organisation for educational opportunity and cultural relations and is represented in 107 countries worldwide.

IDP: IELTS Australia

IDP: IELTS Australia is a subsidiary of IDP Education, one of the world's leading international education organisations offering student placement in Australia, the USA, Canada, New Zealand and the UK. IDP Education has 40 years' experience in international higher education. IELTS Australia Pty Ltd manages a network of more than 100 IELTS test centre in over 45 countries. UOW College is an authorised IELTS Testing Centre with test dates scheduled throughout the year.

Cambridge English Language Assessment

Cambridge English Language Assessment is the world's leading provider of exams for learners of English. Cambridge exams are recognised by over 13, 500 organisations worldwide and taken by over 4 million people each year in 135 countries.

For more information about visit the IELTS website.