About us

Hedd is the most trusted higher education verification service in the UK.

We’ve verified more than half a million degrees for employers and universities.

You can be confident that your organisation is protected from degree fraud and candidates are who they say they are.


The quickest way to verify degree qualifications


Central portal with expert customer service


UK higher education’s verification system

What you can do

  • Verify qualifications and grades
  • Confirm attendance dates
  • Check a university or college is genuine

Who we are

Hedd is brought to you by Jisc, the education charity responsible for the digital infrastructure of the UK higher education system.

We’re working to combat degree fraud and protect the reputation and integrity of higher education. We’ve added 300 fake institutions to the Hedd database and helped close 80 unauthorised providers.

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