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PUBLISHED : Saturday, 17 June, 2006, 12:00am
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IDP Education Australia: An independent service owned by Australian universities, with information on 1,000-plus institutions, including schools, English-language colleges, universities and training institutes. Free counselling and application services. Tel 2827 6362, Government website which includes information on Australia's education system and a database of schools and

Websites offering information on homestay arrangements


Canadian Education Centre: Organises seminars and education exhibitions. A resource centre on universities, community colleges and schools.

Free student counselling services.

Tel 2524 9668,


International Schools Association of Thailand: A link between its 75 member schools and the Thai education ministry. Promotes exchanges between schools and is also involved in joint marketing of international education in Thailand and abroad.


British Council: Organises education exhibitions in Hong Kong, hosts information seminars and holds information about UK study options. Tel 2913 5100,

Independent Schools Council: Its website has details on all 1,300 member schools and offers advice on selecting schools. Guide to the top 100 UK independent schools, by exam results and university entry. At-a-glance fee comparisons included Schools directory and guide Official exam and SAT test league table results for UK primary and secondary schools


Institute of International Education: New York-based organisation with a Hong Kong office. Hosts information seminars, education fairs and offers counselling on US study. Tel 2603 5771, Directory for information on US study

OTHERS Provides a link to the Association of Boarding Schools, a group of 300 boarding schools in the US, Canada, and other countries