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Why IDP

Study overseas with someone who knows the way.

Established in 1969 by the Australian Government, IDP has more than 50 years’ experience helping students achieve their international education goals. We've helped half a million people study in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and United States of America. We also have over 120 offices in more than 30 countries.

Here are other reasons IDP is right for you.

We have the right connections.

IDP was founded by Australian universities and partners with over 800 schools and colleges across Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. This means we have access to a database of more than 180,000 courses and programs—and that is how we can help find the best fit for you.

We’re here for you every step of the way.

Our friendly education counsellors will help you all throughout the process of studying abroad—from choosing the best course and school for you, up to applying for a student visa  for your study country. They are experts in the field and they will work closely with you to ensure that you’ll get all the assistance you need. Our services are continually evolving to support our students through graduation and beyond.

We’re a proud co-owner of the IELTS

IELTS is the world’s leading English language test for study, work and migration purposes. It is recognised by more than over 10,000 organisations worldwide. As a proud co-owner of the IELTS, we can help you book and prepare for your test. If you book your IELTS with IDP, you will get exclusive offers like free access to review materials, use of wireless headphones in the listening test, and invitation to various preparation seminars.


IDP offers free education counseling: from school and visa application to pre-departure activities. Book an appointment now.

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Choose from hundreds of schools in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the UK or the USA with the help of IDP! Speak with our Education Counsellors to get started on your study abroad journey.

Find a course

There are hundreds of thousands of courses to choose from across the globe. Find the program/course that best suits you with the help of IDP.

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