Universities and Colleges in Tuvalu

There are three prominent colleges and universities in Tuvalu: the Maritime Training Institute, founded in 1979, an extension centre of the University of South Pacific and a new technical education centre – all located in Funafuti. The University of South Pacific Extension Centre and the Maritime Training Institute offer limited vocational, degree, and continuing education programs. The new technical education centre is under development and being financed by aid from countries such as Australia, New Zealand and France. The centre will offer training in carpentry, engineering, plumbing, and secretarial work.