A report on Higher education, Education and University
A university is an institution of higher (or tertiary) education and research which awards academic degrees in several academic disciplines.- University
Higher education, also called post-secondary education, third-level or tertiary education, is an optional final stage of formal learning that occurs after completion of secondary education.- Higher education
In the US, higher education is provided by universities, academies, colleges, seminaries, conservatories, and institutes of technology, and certain college-level institutions, including vocational schools, universities of applied sciences, trade schools, and other career-based colleges that award degrees.- Higher education
The purpose of secondary education can be to give common knowledge, to ensure literacy, to prepare for higher education, or to train directly in a profession.- Education
It spans the period between the typically universal compulsory, primary education to the optional, selective tertiary, "postsecondary", or "higher" education of ISCED 5 and 6 (e.g. university), and the ISCED 4 Further education or vocational school.- Education
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Tertiary education, also referred to as third-level, third-stage or post-secondary education, is the educational level following the completion of secondary education.
The World Bank, for example, defines tertiary education as including universities as well as trade schools and colleges.
Higher education is taken to include undergraduate and postgraduate education, while vocational education beyond secondary education is known as further education in the United Kingdom, or included under the category of continuing education in the United States.