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Automated Degree Verification for Universities, Graduates & Employers

Advanced Secure Technologies are pleased to be exhibiting at the ARC Annual Conference 2023 this November at the historic Double Tree by Hilton Brighton Metropole.

This annual conference provides the perfect opportunity to announce our partnership with HEDD and showcase how we are working together to stop fraud with automated degree verification.

Visit booth 16 to learn how WE STOP FRAUD and enter our prize draw


Cartoon student holding a meta quest 2 for our stop fraud prize draw at ARC

Event details

Conference Name: ARC Annual Conference and Exhibition 2023

Date: 8-10th November

Venue: Double Tree by Hilton Brighton Metropole

Booth Number: 16

About the Academic Registrars Council

The Academic Registrars Council is the national forum for senior managers responsible for the academic administration of student matters within UK higher education.

ARC are committed to driving excellence through influential debates on various administrative topics including admissions, quality assurance and student records. This year’s conference welcomes exhibitors with expertise in digital transformation, certification, end-to-end curriculum management, international compliance and other crucial topics that are impacting the landscape of higher education.

Partnership Announcement – Automating Degree Verification with Hedd

We are pleased to formally announce our partnership with Hedd (Higher Education Degree Datacheck) at the upcoming ARC Annual Conference. This partnership connects our Digital Certificates Solution with Hedd’s verification service to provide real-time data for automated degree verification. With a focus on fraud prevention, this connected system enhances the security and integrity of degrees while making it easy to verify degrees for employers and graduates. Eliminating manual tasks will save university 500+ hours annually, whilst supporting graduates seeking employment opportunities with faster, on-demand degree verification checks.

To find out more about how we are working together to deliver automated degree verification, read the full press release here.

Process overview of the automated verification process developed by Advanced Secure Technologies and Hedd

What to expect from Advanced Secure at ARC 2023

During the conference attendees will have the opportunity to explore how the new integration between Digital Certificates Web and Hedd will deliver a more secure, efficient and instant degree verification process. As well as learn more about our secure certification technologies that is protecting over 200 education providers worldwide.

Holistic Secure Certification System

Our Digital Certificates Solution   utilises blockchain technology to improve security, student experience and efficiency – creating an interconnected certification solution for universities to deliver the print and publish of:

  • Blockchain Documents® – Secure electronic documents that can be viewed, shared and verified from anywhere, anytime, through secure portals branded to the university.
  • Blockchain Paper® – Secure printed papers with unrivalled document security and technology innovation.
  • Blockchain Badges® – Secure digital knowledge and skills badging, enabling dynamic search functionality, advanced verification and improved brand awareness.

“The central feature facilitating the efficiency improvements was the upload feature through Digital Certificates. All information for degree certificates is now stored on the central student records and fed through the Digital Certificates Solution reducing the time spent aligning student records with their certification. Graduates can directly obtain both digital and printed versions of their certificates without any additional workload.” – The University of Strathclyde

Visit booth 16 to enter our STOP FRAUD prize draw

Visit our booth for a chance to win a Meta Quest 2 by identifying the answers hidden using the ancient art of steganography. Steganography has been used for centuries as a way of securing information from unwanted readers. It involves subtle security techniques including invisible inks and microtext to make it difficult for the naked eye to see.

Enter and follow us on LinkedIn to find out if you are the lucky winner.