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The Tertiary Education Portal
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Welcome to Wikiversity's Tertiary Education Portal, an entry-point for Wikiversity's university-related content.

The words used to describe tertiary level education vary a lot from one country to another so here's a quick guide. Tertiary education is also known as third stage, third level, and post-secondary education and includes higher education and further education. It is the educational level following the completion of a school providing a secondary education, such as a high school or secondary school. Higher education is normally taken to include undergraduate and postgraduate education, while vocational education and training beyond secondary education is known as further education. Tertiary education may take place at colleges, universities, institutes of technology and polytechnics (among other institutions).

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The following is a dynamic listing of all the pages categorised into this portal. To restructure or extend this list, you will need to edit the category system itself. Where are the use instructions for this template?
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  • Locate more content on Wikiversity which relates to this portal and add it to the dynamic category system by categorising it under Category:Tertiary Education
  • Reorganize the category system which this portal feeds off so that the guide looks better.
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