UNSW Global English Test
English Test Overview
The UNSW Global English Test (UGet) is designed for prospective students. The test assesses English language proficiency in order to determine eligibility for entry to UNSW programs and courses.
About the test
The test is somewhat similar to other English proficiency tests used for entry to Australian universities. Test takers should allow 4 hours for the whole testing process.
UGet consists of the following areas:
Reading – 55 minutes
Grammar – 15 minutes
Listening – 45 minutes
Writing – 45 minutes
Speaking – 10 minutes
What is required to take the test?
In order to undertake the UGet, test takers must have:
- they will not be disturbed;
- a stable internet connection;
- a computer with a fully functional web camera, speakers or headphones and a microphone;
- a web browser that can download the Moodle learning management system ;
- the relevant video-conferencing application installed on their computer as specified by UNSW Global on the UGet website from time to time (such as Zoom).
How is the test be delivered?
UGet Reading, Grammar, Listening and Writing sections are administered on UNSW’s learning platform (Moodle), with exam invigilation occurring via Zoom. The Speaking interview is administered and recorded live via Zoom.
Test takers should follow instructions on the screen when doing the test to move through the sections. They can move back and forward within a section but not between sections once they have completed that section.