Past Exams, Quizzes, Study Notes, and More

NSW Education Standards Authority

This website has a lot of key information about eligibility and requirements for HSC, and advice on choosing HSC courses. It also has past exam papers, key dates and timetables, and information about preparation, equipment, and requirements.

NSW Students Online

This website has news, updates, timetable information, and HSC results. There are also quizzes that use questions from past exams, as well as study tips, information on practical and performance exams, and information about equipment and requirements.

THSC Online

This site is a collection of past HSC papers, trial papers, and other past assessment tasks.


This site has free resources including past trial papers, online multiple choice tests, and study notes.

HSC Study Guides

Sydney Morning Herald HSC Study Guide

Published every year by the NSW education department, this guide has has specific exam tips, HSC style quizzes, study advice, teachers talking about questions.

State Library of NSW HSC Research Guides

This collection of research and collection guides includes four HSC-specific guides, for Legal Studies, Standard English, and Advanced and Extension English.

Getting Through Your HSC - A Practical Guide

Produced by the University of Sydney this guide offers information on study and exam preparation as well as tips to maintain your health and wellbeing before, during and after the HSC.