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.…

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,…

What does Brexit mean for Europass?

Europass is a non-profit initiative which is co-funded by the European Commission and the Department for Education in the UK. Therefore, the future of Europass depends on the outcome of…

The New Europass: From Mobility Tool to Life-Long Learning Platform

What Europass currently is? Europass is currently a portfolio of 5 documents which helps individuals take advantage of work and study opportunities across Europe and beyond. The most well-known of…

Five things you need to know about transnational education (TNE)

Transnational education (TNE) refers to educational provision that crosses national borders: programmes of study delivered outside of the country where the awarding body is based and those offered through international…

New UK NARIC service – UK Qualification Reference Statement

A new UK NARIC service for individuals has been launched – the UK Qualification Reference Statement (UKQRS) The UK Qualification Reference Statement was developed in response to requests from people who…