IELTS, the International English Language Testing System, is designed to assess the language ability of candidates who want to study or work where English is the language of communication. The test was taken by 2.9 million candidates in 2016 in 140 countries. IELTS test scores are trusted and recognised by over 10,000 organisations worldwide, including universities, employers, professional bodies, immigration authorities and other government agencies. UNSW Global is an approved IELTS testing centre.
IELTS is jointly owned by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge English Language Assessment through more than 1100 test centres.
For more information about the IELTS Test, please visit ielts.org
Contact Us: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Test Format||Academic Module||General Training Module|
|Writing - two tasks: 150 words & 250 words||60 minutes||60 minutes|
|Reading - three sections||60 minutes||60 minutes|
|Listening||40 minutes||40 minutes|
|Speaking||11-14 minutes||11-14 minutes|
|TOTAL TEST TIME||2 hours & 45 minutes||2 hours & 45 minutes|
|Exam Type(s)||Exam Day||Exam Date||Results Released||Appeals/Enquiry on Results By||Location|
|Academic / General Training||Saturday||10 November 2018||23/11/2018||21/12/2018||Kensington|
|Academic||Saturday||17 November 2018||30/11/2018||28/12/2018||Kensington|
|Academic / General Training||Saturday||1 December 2018||14/12/2018||11/01/2019||Kensington|
|Academic||Thursday||13 December 2018||26/12/2018||23/01/2019||Kensington|
|Academic / General Training||Saturday||15 December 2018||28/12/2018||25/01/2019||Kensington|
|Exam Type(s)||Test Date||Results Release||Pick up Date||Appeals/Enquiry on Results By||Location|
|Academic Only||Saturday, 12 January 2019||Friday, 18 January 2019||Friday, 18 January 2019||Friday, 15 February 2019||Kensington|
|Academic Only||Thursday, 17 January 2019||Wednesday, 30 January 2019||Wednesday, 30 January 2019||Wednesday, 27 February 2019||Kensington|
|Saturday, 19 January 2019||Friday, 1 February 2019||Friday, 1 February 2019||Friday, 1 March 2019||Kensington|
|Saturday, 9 February 2019||Friday, 22 February 2019||Friday, 22 February 2019||Friday, 22 March 2019||Kensington|
|Thursday, 14 February 2019||Wednesday, 27 February 2019||Wednesday, 27 February 2019||Wednesday, 27 March 2019||Kensington|
|Academic Only||Saturday, 23 February 2019||Friday, 8 March 2019||Friday, 8 March 2019||Friday, 5 April 2019||Kensington|
|Saturday, 2 March 2019||Friday, 15 March 2019||Friday, 15 March 2019||Friday, 12 April 2019||Kensington|
|Academic Only||Thursday, 14 March 2019||Wednesday, 27 March 2019||Wednesday, 27 March 2019||Wednesday, 24 April 2019||Kensington|
|Saturday, 23 March 2019||Friday, 5 April 2019||Friday, 5 April 2019||Friday, 3 May 2019||Kensington|
|Academic Only||Saturday, 6 April 2019||Friday, 19 April 2019||Tuesday, 23 April 2019||Friday, 17 May 2019||Kensington|
|Academic Only||Saturday, 27 April 2019||Friday, 10 May 2019||Friday, 10 May 2019||Friday, 7 June 2019||Kensington|
|Academic Only||Saturday, 4 May 2019||Friday, 17 May 2019||Friday, 17 May 2019||Friday, 14 June 2019||Kensington|
|Saturday, 11 May 2019||Friday, 24 May 2019||Friday, 24 May 2019||Friday, 21 June 2019||Kensington|
|Thursday, 23 May 2019||Wednesday, 5 June 2019||Wednesday, 5 June 2019||Wednesday, 3 July 2019||Kensington|
|Saturday, 1 June 2019||Friday, 14 June 2019||Friday, 14 June 2019||Friday, 12 July 2019||Kensington|
|Academic Only||Thursday, 13 June 2019||Wednesday, 26 June 2019||Wednesday, 26 June 2019||Wednesday, 24 July 2019||Kensington|
|Saturday, 29 June 2019||Friday, 12 July 2019||Friday, 12 July 2019||Friday, 9 August 2019||Kensington|
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223 Anzac Parade
Kensington NSW 2033
Free Parking at Kensington Campus on Saturday tests.
Test results are usually available 13 calendar days after the completion of your test.
|Exam Type(s)||Exam Day||Exam Date||Results Released||Appeals/Enquiry on Results By|
|Academic / General Training||Saturday||6 January 2018||19/01/2018||16/02/2018|
|Academic||Thursday||18 January 2018||31/01/2018||28/02/2018|
|Academic / General Training||Saturday||20 January 2018||2/02/2018||2/03/2018|
|Academic / General Training||Thursday||1 February 2018||14/02/2018||14/03/2018|
|Academic||Saturday||3 February 2018||16/02/2018||16/03/2018|
|Academic / General Training||Saturday||10 February 2018||23/02/2018||23/03/2018|
|Academic / General Training||Saturday||3 March 2018||16/03/2018||13/04/2018|
|Academic||Thursday||15 March 2018||28/03/2018||24/04/2018|
|Academic / General Training||Saturday||24 March 2018||6/04/2018||4/05/2018|
|Academic / General Training||Saturday||7 April 2018||20/04/2018||18/05/2018|
|Academic / General Training||Saturday||21 April 2018||4/05/2018||1/06/2018|
|Academic||Thursday||26 April 2018||9/05/2018||6/06/2018|
|Academic / General Training||Saturday||5 May 2018||18/05/2018||15/06/2018|
|Academic / General Training||Saturday||12 May 2018||25/05/2018||22/06/2018|
|Academic / General Training||Thursday||24 May 2018||6/06/2018||4/07/2018|
|Academic / General Training||Saturday||2 June 2018||15/06/2018||13/07/2018|
|Academic||Thursday||7 June 2018||20/06/2018||18/07/2018|
|Academic / General Training||Saturday||30 June 2018||13/07/2018||10/08/2018|
|Academic / General Training||Saturday||7 July 2018||20/07/2018||17/08/2018|
|Academic||Thursday||19 July 2018||1/08/2018||29/08/2018|
|Academic / General Training||Saturday||28 July 2018||10/08/2018||7/09/2018|
|Academic / General Training||Thursday||2 August 2018||15/08/2018||12/09/2018|
|Academic / General Training||Saturday||18 August 2018||31/08/2018||28/09/2018|
|Academic||Saturday||25 August 2018||7/09/2018||5/10/2018|
|Academic / General Training||Saturday||8 September 2018||21/09/2018||19/10/2018|
|Academic||Thursday||13 September 2018||26/09/2018||24/10/2018|
|Academic / General Training||Saturday||29 September 2018||12/10/2018||9/11/2018|
|Academic||Thursday||11 October 2018||24/10/2018||21/11/2018|
|Academic / General Training||Saturday||13 October 2018||26/10/2018||23/11/2018|
|Academic / General Training||Saturday||27 October 2018||9/11/2018||7/12/2018|
|Academic / General Training||Thursday||1 November 2018||14/11/2018||12/12/2018|
|Academic / General Training||Saturday||10 November 2018||23/11/2018||21/12/2018|
|Academic||Saturday||17 November 2018||30/11/2018||28/12/2018|
|Academic / General Training||Saturday||1 December 2018||14/12/2018||11/01/2019|
|Academic||Thursday||13 December 2018||26/12/2018||23/01/2019|
|Academic / General Training||Saturday||15 December 2018||28/12/2018||25/01/2019|
On the day of the test. This information will be printed on your desk label. The speaking times will also be listed on a notice board near the entrance; please check the list carefully.
At this centre the speaking tests are usually held in the afternoon of the same day as the written tests. If you need to request an early or late speaking test time on that day due to work commitments or childcare arrangements etc. please email email@example.com no less than 3 days before your test.
You MUST bring your passport with you; otherwise, you cannot sit for the test.
Please note that you must have your photo taken for each IELTS test that you register for.
Can I change my test module (Academic/General Training)?
If places are available, you can change between test modules no less than 3 days before your test date. Take your valid passport, payment confirmation email, and completed IELTS Request for Refund or Test Date Transfer Form to UNSW Global Student Services (level 1, 223 Anzac Parade, Kensington, open Monday to Friday 9.00am - 4.45pm). There is no fee charged for a module transfer on the same test day, provided there are available places in the different module.
For more information on test modules, please visit the IELTS website
Yes. You must be able to arrive at the test centre at the advertised times on test day. You will not be admitted into the test if you are running late.
Yes, if it is five weeks or more before the test date you have already booked. There will be an administrative fee of AUD$82.
You must go to UNSW Global Student Services (level 1, 223 Anzac Parade, Kensington, open Monday to Friday 9.00am - 4.45pm) to submit an IELTS Request for Refund or Test Date Transfer Form and pay the fee. Please bring your valid passport.
You can cancel your test if it is five or more weeks before the test date. You must go to UNSW Global Student Services (level 1, 223 Anzac Parade, Kensington, open Monday to Friday 9.00am - 4.45pm) to submit an IELTS Request for Refund or Test Date Transfer Form. Please bring your valid passport. You will receive a refund, less a cancellation fee of AUD$82.
If you cancel less than five weeks before the test date you will not receive a refund.
If you are unable to attend the test due to illness, you should complete an IELTS Request for Refund or Test Date Transfer Form<. It also needs to be completed and stamped by the doctor you visit (see page 3) and should be accompanied by an original medical certificate. You have up to 5 working days after the test date to submit all documentation. Requests for a refund or transfer will not be accepted after this time. Please bring your passport when you lodge your refund/transfer request.
You must leave all personal items in the bag room. This includes electronic devices and mobile phones (switched off), watches, wallets, keys, hats and coats. The bag room will be locked for the duration of the test. No responsibility will be taken by the centre for the loss of any personal items on test day.
Only your passport and drink in a clear plastic bottle (labels removed) can be taken into the test room. Stationery is provided.
You can complete the Change of Address Form placed on your desk on test day, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you contact us by email, please provide your full name, date of birth and passport number, and be sure to email us from the same email account you used to register for the test.
If you will not be in Australia when the results are due for release, you can
If you choose not to collect your results in person at the allotted collection time (which is normally 13 calendar days after your test), results are sent by regular mail with Australia Post. If you wish to have your results sent by Express Post or Registered Post, please hand a prepaid Express Post or Registered Post envelope (available from Australia Post) to the supervisor on test day. Please complete the front with your name and full postal address. We will complete the Sender's details.
Alternatively we can arrange the postage for you; the fee is $25, payable at the UNSW Global Student Services Centre (level 1, 223 Anzac Parade, Kensington, open Monday to Friday 9.00am - 4.45pm).
Yes, you can authorise someone to pick up your results on the release day, to authorise someone to do this please download and complete the Pickup Authorisation Form. The authorised person needs to be identified on the form and bring with them:
Yes, it is. All Speaking tests at UNSW Global are held in the afternoon on the same day as the other tests. The booking site is set up to allow Speaking tests to be held on a date other than your Writing, Reading and Listening tests so the Speaking test is not mentioned when you book.
If you have lost your TRF, please complete the Application for the Issue of Additional TRFs form. There will be a $20 charge for the re- issue of the TRF (plus $25 postage for international addresses only).
If you complete the appropriate section in your initial online application, we can send up to five free copies to Government departments, approved professional organizations, employers or languages schools. We cannot send copies to relatives, immigration agents or education agents. $20.00 will be charged for each copy requested after the test and you must complete the Application for the Issue of Additional TRFs Form. If you want your results to be sent to any overseas institutions, you must provide an addressed, pre-paid envelope (per overseas institution) or we can send these to your chosen institution for a $25 postage charge per copy (total of $45 for the additional TRF plus international postage).
A number of institutions are registered to accept electronic TRFs from a Test Centre so you should check if your institution is registered to receive results electronically. There is no charge for this electronic service.
Yes. You must complete an IELTS Enquiry on Results (EOR) form and lodge it with your original Test Report Form (TRF) and bank details at UNSW Global Student Services (level 1, 223 Anzac Parade, Kensington open Monday to Friday 9.00am - 4.45pm) within six weeks of the test date. It can take up to six weeks for the re-mark to be processed. The fee is $176 which is refunded if your band score(s) change. The fee is the same if you request for one, two, three or all four components of the test to be re-marked.
UNSW Global offers both full-time and part-time IELTS preparation courses, as well as an online e-Writing Tutorial. Our e-Writing Tutorial and preparation courses are well recognised and our teachers are highly experienced and dedicated to preparing you for successful test outcomes.
IELTS e-Writing Tutorial is an online one-to-one course designed to prepare students for the IELTS Writing exam. Separate Academic and General Training modules are available.
Full-time intensive programs are available in five week terms throughout the year and cover each of the language areas included in IELTS.
Preparation courses provide regular IELTS test practice and ongoing feedback in order to identify and work on your specific areas of need.
To access additional practice materials please visit https://www.ieltsessentials.com/global/prepare
What you need to register for the IELTS test online:
Follow the steps below to complete your online booking:
Note that you cannot have your photo taken after 2pm on the day before your test.
Please make sure that you bring your passport and booking payment receipt with you when you come to have your photo taken.