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: 25th January 2022. The latest updates are shown in blue.] A summary of school…

COVID-19’s cancelled exams and grading issues create admissions challenges for universities

In almost every country, education has been disrupted by COVID-19. There have been widespread school and university closures, and a shift to online learning. This blog looks at the question…

Survey: universities and education fraud – 75% cannot spot a fake certificate

UK NARIC recently surveyed university admissions staff to understand better the approaches they take to verifying international qualifications and dealing with fake certificates and fraudulent applications – a growing problem.…

Iranian Konkur to be abolished

This post was originally published in October 2019 and is superseded by new information available here. The Iranian Ministry of Education has confirmed that the national university entrance examination, Konkur…

UK NARIC launches new On-site Support and Training days

UK NARIC has launched a new training service – On-site Support, delivering tailored training and hands-on support to teams and small groups of staff at their own offices. Our new…