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Hedd Verifications

Employers or agencies

We are pleased to announce the implementation of the Higher Education Degree Datacheck (Hedd) online verification service for employers and agencies to verify University of Buckingham awards. Please note that this service is only for third parties.

The system has been developed by Graduate Prospects, in consultation with universities, employers and screening agencies. Funded by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) and launched by Graduate Prospects, Hedd is now being used by many institutions throughout the UK.

The online candidate verification service allows registered enquirers to input data provided by applicants (name, date of birth, institution, year of graduation, qualification classification etc).

How to register

To make an enquiry you need to register with Hedd by visiting www.hedd.ac.uk. Select ‘University of Buckingham’ from the list of UK higher education institutions and choose the option to ‘verify a degree award’. There is a charge of £12 per enquiry. If you require further assistance, please email heddhelp@prospects.ac.uk. You will also be required to upload a consent form.

Making an enquiry

You’ll need the individual’s name, date of birth, course and qualification. For graduates you’ll also need their year of graduation and degree result.

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Help

If you have any problems or queries, please email heddhelp@prospects.ac.uk, including your phone number if you would like a call back.