Requests for transcripts and references
You can request verification of your study and replacement certificates or transcripts.
If you graduated before July 2017 please follow the details below. If you have graduated after July 2017 with either a postgraduates or undergraduate degree, please visit our Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR) page. The HEAR replaces the physical transcript for undergraduate and postgraduate taught graduates from July 2017 onwards and can be shared with third parties such as employers online via your Cardiff University Verify account.
|Type||Details||Who to contact|
|Replacement certificates||For degrees/awards gained before 30 September 2005||The University of Wales|
|Replacement certificates||For degrees/awards gained on or after 1 October 2005||Cardiff University, Registry|
|Transcripts||Available for modular postgraduate programmes from 1 October 2005 onwards and for undergraduate programmes from 1 October 1998|
Cardiff University, Registry
|Confirmation of study||Evidence that you have studied here or verification of your degree classification||Cardiff University, Registry|
Please note there may be a charge for these services.
To request documents please contact Cardiff University, Registry:
- Telephone: +44 (0)29 2251 1555
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
When you contact us please indicate what documents you require and provide the following information:
- full name (during your time at Cardiff)
- date of birth
- programme studied
- year the programme was completed
- student number (if known)
Employers and recruitment agencies
Reference requests for graduates and students of Cardiff University are verified through the Higher Education Degree Datacheck (Hedd). Hedd is an official service for employers and recruitment agencies (as well as notaries, embassies and councils) to verify a person’s UK degree qualification. All verification requests from employers and recruitment agencies must be submitted to Hedd.
To make an enquiry you need to register with Hedd. Select ‘Cardiff University ’ 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.
Registry will not be able to process the request if contacted directly and will refer your request back to you for submission to Hedd.
If you have any problems or queries with submitting your request, please email email@example.com.
Students and graduates
If you are a student or graduate of Cardiff University, you can confirm your degree by contacting the Registry at Cardiff University. Hedd is only available to third parties.
Academic reference requests
To locate an academic reference or old syllabus, please contact your School directly.