ACT Skilled Migration Program closed to overseas applicants until July 2017

Canberra residents

This action does not affect Canberra based applicants. You are still able to apply for ACT nomination if you meet the nomination criteria.

Streamlined PhD nominations

This action does not affect ACT PhD alumni living overseas. You are still able to apply for steamlined nomination if you meet the nomination criteria. Email migrationservices@act.gov.au for advice on how to lodge the online application. 

ACT Occupation List will be updated in July 2017

On 19/04/2017, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection removed 216 occupations from the eligible list of occupations; and replaced the Consolidated Sponsored Occupation List (CSOL) with the Combined Occupation List. A new 'ACT Occupation List', based on the Combined Occupation List, will be announced in July.

English language courses

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Studying English in Canberra will allow you to immerse yourself in Australia's culture and improve your English language skills by interacting with native speakers in everyday life.

Several institutions in Canberra offer flexible options for international students to learn English, ranging from basic to advanced levels.

The Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) offers a range of courses for learning English that incorporate writing, listening and speaking skills.

The ANU College and UC English Language Institute provide English language preparation and direct entry pathways to their respective universities along with preparation for IELTS exams. A number of private registered training organisations also offer studies across Canberra.

Find a course

To find an English language course to suit you, simply visit the websites below or use the Australian Governments official website, Study in Australia.