Avid College was established in 2005 as Avid Training Centre, registered with the Department of Higher Education. It was awarded with college status in 2013 and currently it is the fastest growing private higher education provider in the Maldives.
Avid College offers different academic programmes ranging from certificate, diploma, undergraduate and post graduate levels (Maldives National Qualification Framework levels 1 to 9). All academic programmes offered by Avid College are approved by Maldives Qualifications Authority (MQA).
The college offers flexible study options for students including on campus face-to-face learning, virtual study and blended modes. Students gain practical experience through industry exposure, teaching practicum, mooting, work immersion and apprenticeship programmes. The college has three student intakes a year; January, May and September.
In addition to academic programmes, Avid College offers professional development programmes, corporate training, industry research and consultancy for public and private sector clients. It has conducted seminars and conferences at national and international levels.
Avid College gives highest priority for quality improvement in all aspects of its operations especially in the area of teaching and learning. The college has dedicated departments for Quality Assurance as well as Examinations and Assessments. There are rigorous policies and systems established to ensure students get high quality learning experience. The college is striving for globally recognised accreditations and quality certifications. It has continued to establish international university collaborations, partnerships, and affiliation with renewed institutions.
To become the leading academic and professional education provider in the Maldives that is committed to innovation, teaching excellence, research and to solve challenges of the 21st century.
To discover, preserve and disseminate high quality knowledge and experience, to inculcate strong moral values and ethics, and to prepare the next generation of responsible citizens of this nation.
Gateway to Lifelong Learning
Student-Centric – We give highest priority to nurture our students with skills and competencies to be productive, successful and responsible citizens of the country Quality Excellence – We consistently pursue the highest levels of achievement, creating the best outcomes possible and take pride in everything we do Accountability – We are accountable to each other, our partners and our stakeholders Integrity – We are honest, ethical, professional, and show respect for, and appreciate, each other, our partners and our communities at all times Development – We foster an environment that is constantly, and creatively, improving and adapting to allow personal and professional development Equity – We are committed to provide everyone equality of opportunity, experience and outcome