Founded in 1949, Shri Vivekananda High School, was the first private secondary education institution in Fiji. It was founded by Swami Rudranandaji Maharaj amidst much opposition from the then Colonial Government. The College was formerly known as Sri Vivekananda High School. It is located at Malolo about 4 km from Nadi town. Swami Vivekananda College is managed by the Ramakrishna Mission, Fiji which is a branch of the worldwide Ramakrishna Mission.