Goal 9

HCT Collaborates with Smartworld to Publish Graduates' e-Credentials on Blockchain Platform

Students, new graduates and alumni of the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) can get rapid access to their official HCT documentation, after the UAE's largest higher education institution collaborated with Smartworld to publish HCT graduates' e-credentials on its Blockchain platform. Employers, or any entity, looking to verify HCT graduates' credentials will be able to do so via the official HCT website. HCT has now published 155,000 graduates' e-credentials on the Blockchain platform. These relate to 89,500 academic qualifications at the Certificate, Diploma, Higher Diploma and Bachelor levels, which were awarded to approximately 66,000 HCT male and female graduates from 1992 to the present.