On the Web: where to compare study options

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 14 June, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 14 June, 2008, 12:00am


www.idp.com/hongkong 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.studyinaustralia.gov.au Government website which includes information on Australia's education system and a

database of schools.

www.homestay.com.au and


Websites offering information on

homestay arrangements.


www.studycanada.ca Canadian Education Centre website. Organises seminars and education exhibitions. A resource centre

for universities, community colleges and schools. Free student counselling services.

Tel 2524 9668

New Zealand

www.newzealandeducated.com Website of Education New Zealand, which promotes the country as a study destination. Has a large database of institution and course profiles.

Tel 2151 3396


www.isat.or.th/home.asp International Schools Association of Thailand, a link between its 75 member schools and the Thai education ministry. Promotes school exchanges and is involved in joint marketing of international education in Thailand and abroad.

United Kingdom

www.britishcouncil.org.hk The British Council organises education exhibitions in HK, hosts information seminars and has details on British study options. Tel 2913 5100

www.isc.co.uk Website of Independent Schools Council. Has details on all 1,300 member schools and offers advice on selecting schools.

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

www.iiehongkong.org Institute of International Education, New York-based organisation with a HK office. Hosts information seminars, education fairs and offers counselling on US study. Tel 2603 5771


Directory for information on US study.


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