Give your recruitment a Hedd start
Check your candidate on the UK's official degree verification hubStart a verification Find out more about Hedd
Prices from £14
Hedd offers a centralised system for degree verification that connects employers, agencies, universities, embassies and councils.
With prices starting at £14, you can verify a current or past student's place of study, the award and grade received and dates of attendance.
Hedd is not for use by students or graduates to verify their own awards.
How does it work?
Find the university
Before you enquire, make sure we cover the university you needSearch for a university
Get an account
Accounts are free and are approved within 1 working dayRegister with Hedd
Enter the enquiry details
You'll need proof of consent from the individual
Pay and send
Manage credit and enquiry progress in your account
Check if a UK university or college is a recognised degree-awarding body
Hedd holds details of
recognised UK institutions
bogus institutionsfind out more about degree fraud
“100 days a year saved by using Hedd. It has made a big impact on us... I’m only sorry we didn’t start using it before now!”
“We have been using the Hedd service for well over a year and cannot imagine a day without it.”
Many top UK universities use Hedd, including:
Degree fraud advice for employers and higher education providers
We offer advice and guidance on degree fraud in the form of downloadable toolkits.
Hedd has produced these in collaboration with Department for Education.