National Information Centre (NIC)

What is NIC?

The National Information Centre (NIC) of Fiji is a comprehensive resource for higher education information within the country. It is overseen by the Higher Education Commission (HEC). The NIC serves as a central hub for the dissemination of information and advisory services to both local and international students regarding higher education opportunities, higher education institutions (HEIs), available programs, courses, and related information.

Fiji ratified the Asia-Pacific Regional Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications in Higher Education (2011) on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. As a signatory to this regional convention, the primary objective of Fiji's NIC is to provide a one-stop-shop for higher education information in Fiji.

The Fijian Education System

Every person has the right to:
  • Early childhood education;
  • Primary and secondary education;
  • Further education;
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The Ministry of Education, Heritage, and Arts is responsible for building a knowledge-based society by ensuring that Fiji’s young people have equitable access to high-quality education at all levels. The Fijian education system is broadly structured into: