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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, www.idp.com/hongkong
Government website which includes information on Australia's education system and a database of schools.
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, www.studycanada.ca
New Zealand Trade and Enterprise
Has a large database of institution and course profiles. Tel 2151 3396, www.newzealandeducated.com
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. www.isat.or.th/home.asp
Organises education exhibitions in HK, hosts information seminars and holds information about British study options. Tel 2913 5100, www.britishcouncil.org.hk
Independent Schools Council
Has details on all 1,300 member schools and offers advice on selecting schools. www:isc.co.uk
www.best-schools.co.uk Guide to the top 100 British 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 schools.
Institute of International Education
New York-based organisation with an HK office. Hosts information seminars, education fairs and offers counselling on US study. Tel 2603 5771, www.iiehongkong.org
Directory for information on US study.
Provides a link to the Association of Boarding Schools, a group of 300 boarding schools in the US, Canada, and other countries.