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.…

From cloud computing to wind power technology: the Double High initiative and opportunities for Sino-British partnerships in the TVET sector

Regular readers may already be familiar with the “Double World-Class” project, launched in 2017 to raise the standards of China’s elite universities. Now, with the unveiling of the “Double High”…

Evolving the English language test during transformational times

‘Organisations must adapt or die’ has been the consistent mantra of management expert Gary Hamel. During times of exceptional change, this has never been truer. The arrival of COVID-19 could…

UK NARIC information and data: 2019 highlights

Throughout last year we continually updated our information on qualifications and education systems in accordance with the Information Development Plan and in response to emerging developments. Overall, education system descriptions,…

UK NARIC’s 2019 #IntlEd Holiday Quiz

Think you know your stuff when it comes to international education? Pit your wits against our festive themed international education quiz!  The Holly and the Ivy: which Ivy League university…

Fourth meeting of the EQPR project in Paris, 7 November 2019

The fourth meeting of the European Qualifications Passport for Refugees (EQPR) project coordination group took place in Sèvres, Paris, on 7 November 2019. Hosted by France Éducation International (formerly known…

International Comparisons database updates – October 2019: Focus on Africa

Opportunities for international student recruitment and partnerships in Africa were discussed in a number of sessions at the UKNARIC19 annual conference earlier this week. In his session ‘Opportunities in Africa’,…

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This post was originally published in October 2019 and is superseded by new information available here.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…