What can analysis of our data tell UK higher education institutions about emerging international markets?

UK universities and higher education institutions are re-examining their recruitment strategies and models, with a focus on long-term sustainability and the need to diversify international student recruitment. This major blog…

Ukraine: support for the recognition of qualifications and skills of refugees

On 24 February 2022, after weeks of escalating tension, Ukraine saw the beginning of a major conflict, that is ongoing at the time of writing. As of 14 March, approximately…

UK international student recruitment changes: away from the EU, towards South Asia and West Africa

UK universities and higher education institutions are re-examining their recruitment strategies and models, with a focus on long-term sustainability and the need to diversify international student recruitment. This major new…

How do I know if a UK degree is recognised?

A UK degree is acknowledged if it is awarded by a Recognised Body. Recognised Bodies are independent, self-governing institutions which may develop their own courses and award their own degrees.…

If it sounds too good to be true…

Education fraud has changed dramatically over the last ten years. A decade ago, it was not uncommon to see a ‘home-made’ certificate; if you know what you are looking for…

Update on the Iranian Konkur

Despite rumours of its abolition, the Iranian national university entrance examination, Konkur (or Concours – from the French), continues to be available to students wishing to enter higher education in…

Changes to the UK immigration system: introducing UK NARIC’s new Visas and Nationality services

From 1 January 2021, the UK will put in place a general end to free movement, and implement a new points-based immigration system, which will treat EU and non-EU citizens…

Charting the impact of COVID-19 on UK admissions and recruitment

[This article was first published on 17th March 2020, but is being updated regularly. Last update: 17th August 2022. The latest updates are shown in blue.] At UK ENIC, we…