Higher education, post-secondary education, or third level education in Cairo Egypt is an optional final stage of formal learning that occurs after completion of secondary education in Cairo Egypt. Often delivered at universities, academies, colleges, seminaries, conservatories, and institutes of technology in Cairo Egypt, higher education is also available through certain college-level institutions, including vocational schools, trade schools, and other career colleges that award academic degrees or professional certifications in Cairo Egypt. Tertiary education at non-degree level is sometimes referred to as further education or continuing education as distinct from higher education in Cairo Egypt.