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International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Student in a libraryThe University of Canberra is the official testing center for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test in Canberra. The tests are conducted two times per month and are held on the University of Canberra campus.

Announcements:

  • From 1st April 2014 all test bookings are to be made online. Paper application forms will not be accepted.

  • The IELTS office will be closed from 12:00pm for the entire afternoon of Tuesday 15 May 2014.

The speaking test is held on either the Friday afternoon before, or the Saturday afternoon of the test day. Candidates must be available to do their speaking test interview on either day. We will send you a letter by post about a week before the test.

Please do NOT upload a photo for the online application form.

Passport is the ONLY ID document we accept. Please do NOT choose ‘National Identity Card’ when registering.

Step 1: Complete the IELTS Online Application Form.

  • Your names must be the same as the names on your passport and must appear in the same order.
  • If there is no family name shown on your passport, please put “--“(two dashes) as your family name.
  • Please ensure your mailing address is valid as your Test Report Form will be posted to you.
  • You will receive an automated email with instructions on how to finalise your application once submitted.

Step 2: Email a scanned colour copy of your passport (including the photo page with your personal information and the expiry date) in PDF format to ielts@canberra.edu.au.

  • Please name your passport copy as “Family Name_Given Name_ dd/mm/yyyy (Test date)”, e.g.: Citizen_John_05/04/2014.
  • Your application will be rejected if it is not in PDF format or not named properly.
  • Please note we do not need your visa page.
  • If you do not have proper scanning facilities, you can go to Officeworks to get a scanned copy of your passport. If you request a scanned copy from our office, a $5 administrative fee applies.

Step 3: Pay online.

  • Instructions on online payment will be given after you lodge your application online.
  • Please ensure your email address is valid as a receipt for your transaction will be automatically emailed to you.

Please note: You must complete Steps 1, 2 AND 3 within 48 hours. Applications not completed within 48 hours will be rejected and the test place will be made available to other candidates.
  
Your application may also be cancelled if there are no longer places available for your chosen date.

After you have completed steps 1, 2 and 3, you will receive an email confirming your test place.

*Before sitting the test, you must read the Information for Candidates booklet (PDF 800KB).

*Candidates who require special arrangements due to ill health/medical conditions must contact us before applying online.

2014

January

Saturday 11 January 2014

  • Academic - closed
  • General Training - closed

Saturday 18 January 2014

  • Academic - closed
  • General Training - closed

February

Saturday 1 February 2014

  • Academic - closed
  • General Training - closed

Saturday 15 February 2014

  • Academic - closed
  • General Training - closed

March

Saturday 8 March 2014

  • Academic - closed
  • General Training - closed

Saturday 15 March 2014

  • Academic - closed
  • General Training - closed

April

Saturday 5 April 2014

  • Academic - closed
  • General Training - closed

Saturday 12 April 2014

  • Academic - closed
  • General Training - closed

May

Saturday 10 May 2014

  • Academic - closed
  • General Training - closed

Saturday 17 May 2014

  • Academic - closed
  • General Training - closed

June

Saturday 7 June 2014

  • Academic - available
  • General Training - available

Saturday 21 June 2014

  • Academic - available
  • General Training - available

July

Saturday 12 July 2014

  • Academic - available
  • General Training - available

Saturday 19 July 2014

  • Academic - available
  • General Training - available

August

Saturday 2 August 2014

  • Academic - available
  • General Training - available

Saturday 16 August 2014

  • Academic - available
  • General Training - available

September

Saturday 6 September 2014

  • Academic - available
  • General Training - available

Saturday 20 September 2014

  • Academic - available
  • General Training - available

October

Saturday 11 October 2014

  • Academic - available
  • General Training - available

Saturday 18 October 2014

  • Academic - available
  • General Training - available

November

Saturday 9 November 2013

  • Academic - closed
  • General Training - closed

Saturday 30 November 2013

  • Academic - closed
  • General Training - closed

Saturday 1 November 2014

  • Academic - available
  • General Training - available

Saturday 22 November 2014

  • Academic - available
  • General Training - available

December

Saturday 7 December 2013

  • Academic - closed
  • General Training - closed

Saturday 14 December 2013

  • Academic - closed
  • General Training - closed

Please note:

The IELTS Office will be closed from 12pm on 24 December 2013 - 9am on 2 January 2014. Due to the closure of the IELTS office, test results for the 14 December test will not be mailed out until 2 January 2014.

Saturday 6 December 2014

  • Academic - available
  • General Training - available

Saturday 13 December 2014

  • Academic - available
  • General Training - available

Fees for IELTS Test:

  • test fee: $330 (GST free) or $363 (incl GST)
  • cancellation fee: $80 (Cancellation must be made at least 5 weeks before the test date to receive a partial refund)
  • test date transfer fee: $80 (A transfer must be made at least 5 weeks before the test date)
  • module change: $80 (upon availability)
  • additional test reporting form fee: $30 a copy
  • Passport scanning fee: $5

IELTS Materials

  • Official IELTS Practice Materials: $35
  • IELTS Top Tips book (Academic or General Training): $20

The University of Canberra English Language Institute (UCELI) offers IELTS preparation classes throughout the year. In the preparation classes you can learn more about the test, get practice in both Academic and General IELTS contexts and improve your IELTS results. To find out more please see the flyer below or give us a call on 02 6201 2982.

IELTS Preparation Courses:

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Motivated by IELTS

Students tend to be more focused and motivated by IELTS. [They] have clearer goals and IELTS is an internationally recognised result. - David, English language teacher, Perth, Australia

Wide currency

An IELTS score has very wide currency … it can give entry to courses and to immigration opportunities. - English language teacher, Australia

A citizen of the world

IELTS makes the world a bigger, more open place. I am grateful for my parents who encouraged me to learn English as it transformed me into a citizen of the world.” - Pavel Kachailov, analyst at large accounting firm

To see more testimonials from real people please visit the IELTS Testimonials page.