Sunday, 28 August 2011

How to spot a fake university

The fake university industry is booming. Fake universities like Corllins and Belford are clearly making money by selling their fake degrees.

Click here for a list of well-known non-accredited universities.

The problem is that it doesn't take much effort to create a new fake online university. All it takes is a small amount of web development skill, some stock photos and a made-up name and you're away.

What the new ones often do is claim accreditation from a body not actually entitled to accredit. For a list of the well-known fake accreditation bodies click here.

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