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Migrating to Australia

As the most respected English test in the world, IELTS offers more free practice tests and support material than any other test. It’s designed to help you succeed.  IELTS helps people achieve their migration goals. It is the most widely used and respected measure of English skill in Australia for study, work and migration. 

Do you dream of living in Australia for work or study? IELTS is one of the key tools you’ll need to secure a place at a prestigious university and permanent residency in Australia. Learn more about IELTS for Australian immigration (and why it’s the best test for you). 

IELTS for studying in Australia

When you choose to study in Australia, you choose to study at a world-class institute – Australian universities have once again made it to the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings 2022external icon giving a tough competition to universities all around the world. Tertiary, vocational and English students in Australia enjoy access to high-quality education and an affordable cost of living, in one of the most beautiful study destinations in the world.

Find out more about studying in Australia

Search Australian organisations who accept IELTS scores 

IELTS is recognised by more than 11,500 universities, immigration authorities, government agencies and employers around the world. Find out who accepts IELTS in Australia and what the minimum band scores are for your university or institution. 

Who accepts IELTS? 

IELTS is one of the biggest English tests in the world which means lots of countries and institutions will recognise it. 

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