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Cambridge English exams are designed to assess how learners use English to communicate in real-life situations.

Both the Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Cambridge English: First (FCE) are aligned with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), which is the international standard for describing language ability.

Recognition: Cambridge English exams are accepted by more than 20,000 universities, employers and governments around the world. To find out about specific Cambridge English exams recognition, please visit Cambridge English: First (FCE) and Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE).

About FCE and CAE tests

Cambridge English: First (FCE) is an upper-intermediate level qualification and Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is an advanced level qualification, proving the ability to use everyday written and spoken English for work or study purposes.

Both Cambridge English exams are made up of four papers developed to test English skills in either a paper-based or computer-based format. The English speaking test is taken face-to-face, with two or three candidates and two examiners.

FCE and CAE test locations

The University of Sydney Centre for English Teaching is an authorised Cambridge English Test venue.

The Cambridge English Test venue at the University of Sydney is conveniently located at CET in the Wentworth Building (GO1) on the Darlington/Camperdown campus. To plan your trip, please visit the Transport Info website.

Darlington Campus

The University of Sydney Centre for English Teaching

FCE and CAE test dates

The University of Sydney Centre for English Teaching holds FCE and CAE Cambridge English tests for the reading and use of English, writing and listening papers on the dates below. The English speaking paper may be taken within two weeks of the exam dates below. All Cambridge English tests may be conducted at another test location in Sydney depending on the number of candidates.

Test Test date
FCE Tuesday, 6 June 2017
CAE Wednesday, 7 June 2017
FCE Saturday, 9 December 2017
CAE Saturday, 9 December 2017

Cambridge English offers additional test dates every month at other test venues. Please visit the Cambridge English website for other test dates and locations.

Contact details

Contact us today if you have any enquiries about either the FCE or CAE tests.

Office opening hours

Monday to Friday
7.30am – 5.30pm

Centre for English Teaching
The University of Sydney
Level 5, Wentworth Building (GO1)
Corner of City Road and Butlin Avenue
Darlington NSW 2006
Phone: +61 2 9036 7900