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IDP Education is a world leader in international student placement services. Our global network of 100 offices helps students from 32 countries to study in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the USA and the UK. One student is placed in an educational institution every 20 minutes across the globe.

IDP Education is co-owned by 38 Australian universities and Seek Ltd, Australia’s leading online employment and training company. For more than 45 years, IDP Education has played a major role in international education. During this time, IDP has placed more than 400,000 students into quality institutions in Australia, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Canada and New Zealand.

IDP Education is also a proud co-owner of IELTS (International English Language Testing System). IELTS is jointly owned by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge English Language Assessment. Since its launch in 1989, IELTS has become the world’s most popular high-stakes English language proficiency test.

IELTS is accepted as evidence of English language proficiency by over 9,000 organisations worldwide. Last year, more than 2 million tests were taken globally.

IDP Education has been involved in English language teaching in 1988 and runs English language schools in Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia.