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PUBLISHED : Saturday, 16 June, 2007, 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, www.idp.com/hongkong


Government website which includes information on Australia's education system and a database of schools.

www.homestay.com.au and www.homestay-australia.com

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

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

United Kingdom

British Council

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.

United States

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.