Fake degrees raise challenges in UK

Author: cathy tully

The proliferation of forged qualifications has been an increasing problem worldwide and has been no exception in the UK. Last year, BBC investigations revealed a website in China selling fake degree certificates to UK universities, including the University of Kent, for £500. At a time when tuition fees are at a high, and graduates are likely to finish their education with thousands of pounds worth of debt – how can we protect the value of education when you can purchase a qualification for significantly less? Similarly, in Australia, fake degrees have been sold from leading Australian universities including the Read More …