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.…

How have this year’s exam results been affected by changes to assessment?

On 10th August, students across the UK received their A level results. As exams were cancelled for a second year due to COVID-19, students were awarded teacher-assessed grades based on…

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…

TNE must deliver portable qualifications that will be recognised internationally

“At times, regulations developed to safeguard students and societies… can hinder the achievement of the very benefits associated with TNE” Cross-border cooperation and coordination are needed to reap the full…

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.…

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,…

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 – August 2019

The UK NARIC International Comparisons database is continually updated to reflect changes and developments in education systems around the world, and to enhance the information available to our members. Here’s…