Useful Links

Here are some useful links to help you make an informed decision about studying in Australia, particularly in Sydney. We hope you find the links informative and useful. If you want to find out more information, you are most welcome to Contact Us.

While we strive to maintain the accuracy and relevancy of the links on this page, we highly recommend you visit, which is the official website maintained by the Australian Government giving advice on matters relating to studying in Australia.

Studying in Australia

Visa-related Matters

Advice and Ideas about Career Planning and Education Pathways

Database for Australian Institutions and Courses

Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS)

Tuition Protection Service

National Code of Practice

Overseas Student Health Cover (Insurance)

Overseas Student Health Cover Provider (Medibank)

Information about Australia

Living in Australia

Guide to Australia

Tourism Australia

Information about Sydney

Lonely Planet Guide to Sydney

City of Sydney

Visit NSW

Tourism NSW

NSW Industry

Discover Sydney

For more information, see Living in Sydney.

Information about Adelaide

For more information, see Living in Adelaide.

Information about Hobart

For more information, see Living in Hobart.

Accrediting Bodies

Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA)

Quality Assurance in Education and Training (NEAS)

National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI)

English Testing Organisations

IELTS Official Site

TOEIC Official Site

TOEFL Official Site

GRE Official Site

PTE Academic Official Site

NAATI Official Site

Online Dictionaries, Translations and Language Tips

Macquarie Dictionary

Longman English Dictionary Online

Free Thesaurus

Guide to Australian Slang

Other Useful Sites

Australian Quarantine Information

List of Foreign Embassies and Consulates in Australia

Information about the Australian Privacy Principles

Australian Taxation Office (ATO)

Department of Justice in New South Wales

Department of Home Affairs (DHA)

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