Spotlight on Australia and New Zealand:
Cambridge English exams for study and work purposes
These destinations are at the top of many students’ lists when considering studying or working abroad. Cambridge English exams can help make studying and working in Australia and New Zealand a reality.
Most Australian universities accept Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) as proof of English language proficiency. This includes all the prestigious Group of Eight institutions, including University of Melbourne and University of Sydney.
Similarly, many TAFEs (Technical and Further Education institutions), polytechnics and pathway providers accept Cambridge English: First (FCE) for entry to Foundation and technical and vocational courses.
Cambridge English: Advanced has also recently been added to the list of accepted tests for the Government funded Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships programme. Applicants for the 2017 round can use their Advanced results – the application process is now open.
The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) recognises Cambridge English: First, Advanced and Proficiency (CPE) as proof of English language ability.
Australia’s three professional accountancy bodies all accept Cambridge English: Advanced as evidence of the high-level English language skills required to work within the profession.
The Education Council of New Zealand (formerly the Teachers Council) recognises Cambridge English: Advanced and Proficiency for overseas-trained teachers.
In Australia, Cambridge English: Advanced is recognised by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) for student visa applications. This means that students only need the one exam for their visa application and their university application.
Cambridge English: Advanced is also accepted for Australia’s Temporary Graduate, Skilled, Former Resident and Work and Holiday visa programmes.
Cambridge English: First and Advanced are accepted by Immigration New Zealand for their Pathway student visa programme.