We are excited to announce that the University of Sydney will now accept Password Skills Solo tests for students who are located in China or Iran to allow them to demonstrate their English language proficiency and gain entry to the University.
我们很高兴地宣布，悉尼大学将接受来自中国或伊朗的学生的Password Skills Solo tests测试，以证明他们的英语水平，从而获得入学资格。
Currently, some of the English language proficiency test centres in China and Iran are closed due to public health concerns related to COVID-19. We understand this may have impacted many of your students and prevented them from taking the required tests to meet the English language requirements for their chosen course. As such, the alternative Password Skills Solo test is now available to these students.
目前，中国和伊朗的部分英语能力测试中心由于与COVID-19相关的公共卫生担忧而关闭。我们知道这可能影响了您的许多学生，使他们无法参加所选课程的英语语言要求的考试。因此，这些学生现在可以选择单独的Password Skills Solo tests。
Password Skills Solo is a three-hour test that can be taken at home on the students own personal computer. To ensure security and authenticity, the test is monitored by a human proctor online through ProctorU®. There are four test modules consisting of reading, writing, listening and speaking. The total cost for the test is AUD$245 and can be paid by credit card through the University of Sydney website.
“Password Skills Solo”是一项3小时的测试，学生可以在家里自己的电脑上进行。为确保安全性和真实性，该测试由真人监考人员通过ProctorU®在线监控。考试分为读、写、听、说四个模块。该测试的总费用为245澳元，可以通过悉尼大学网站的信用卡支付。
If your student currently holds a conditional offer, and would like to secure an unconditional offer to study at the University of Sydney by sitting this English test via Password Skills Solo, they will need to register their Interest for Password Skills test via this website. Please ensure all students read the instructions carefully including what equipment is required. Once they have registered, our team will be in touch with them to guide them through the next steps. Kindly note that the test should be taken no later than 10 August 2020.
如果您的学生目前持有有条件录取通知书，并且想通过参加本次英语考试来获得悉尼大学的无条件录取通知书，他们需要通过这个网站注册Password Skills test。请确保所有学生仔细阅读说明，包括所需设备。一旦他们注册了，我们的团队就会联系他们，指导他们完成下一步的工作。请注意，该考试不迟于2020年8月10日举行。
You can also check our website (see “Direct English language entry requirements”) on what score is required for students to meet our English language requirements.
Alternatively, students in China may also choose to sit in a PTE test as it is now available in China. IELTS and TOEFL iBT will also be resumed from 9 July and 11 July 2020 respectively in some cities across China.
Please note the University acceptance of this test is not related to any visa requirement. It is the students’ responsibility to check the Department of Home Affairs website for all visa related information.