Degree Verification

The Degree Verify

Former Students

Employers or agencies

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

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).

offers a centralised system for degree verification that connects employers, agencies, universities, embassies and councils.

With prices starting at £12, you can verify a current or past student's place of study, the award and grade received and dates of attendance.

How to register

To make an enquiry you need to register with Newcastle by visiting 'verify a degree award'. There is a charge of £25 per enquiry. If you require further assistance, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Making an enquiry

You’ll need the individual’s name, date of birth, scan copies degree, enrolment letter of course and qualification. For graduates you'll also need their year of graduation and degree result. If you require dates of attendance, please request this at the time of making the enquiry.

We recommend that you ask to see the degree certificate if there is one, and use that as the basis of your verification enquiry, or ask individuals to give you their data as they believe it’s recorded in the student records system. If the information submitted is an exact match to the information held within the student record, your request will be verified more quickly. If the information does not match all fields, then the enquiry will go to the team at Newcastle for manual verification, with an eight working-day turnaround time.