Despite the newness of the emerging public higher education sector, the government of the Seychelles has made significant progress in developing a higher education policy environment relevant for Seychelles universities. The newly established University of Seychelles has been breaking new ground in the formation of partnerships with international universities, and student enrollment has shown growth in the three years of operation.
Seychelles Polytechnic is a government-owned tertiary institution located in Anse Royale, Mahé. The institution currently offer three programme areas in Business & Secretarial Studies, Visual Arts and the Manchester Twinning Programme, a first-year degree programme obtained in partnership with the University of Manchester
The Seychelles Polytechnic opened its doors to students in January 1983. With a mandate to offer post secondary education and training, it incorporated, in its expansive phase, 11 schools offering courses such as Health Studies, Media Studies, Business Studies, Maritime Studies, Teacher Training, Art and Design, Construction, Engineering, Agriculture, Adult Education and Advanced Levels. View the Seychelles Polytechnic website
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History of Seychelles Polytechnic
The institution was inaugurated on 24 January 1983 by France-Albert René as a post-secondary education and training with courses initially totalling eleven. In 2005, Seychelles Institute of Technology was formed from the old Technical Programme Area and the School of Advanced Level Studies replaced the Academic Programme Area.
Notable alumni of Seychelles Polytechnic
University of Seychelles
The University of Seychelles – or UniSey as it is popularly known – is a fast-growing knowledge hub in the Indian Ocean. It is a key partner in transforming the Seychelles into a knowledge-based society. The University of Seychelles is a young university, dating from its first intake in September 2009. Although it is young, it already shows a maturity of approach and enjoys a growing reputation. View the University of Seychelles website
The University of Seychelles, informally known as “UniSey,” is the primary institution of higher education in Seychelles. It was established on 17 September 2009.
There are three campuses: the main campus at Anse Royale, the Mont Fleuri campus offering education, communication, and technology programs, and the Ma Joie campus offering business programs. In 2014, the university announced a partnership for collaboration and student exchanges with Gibraltar, which is developing its own first university Official Website