International recognition for Boston students

Boston City Campus & Business College awarded accreditation with the British Accreditation Council for Independent Further and Higher Education in the United Kingdom.

Boston City Campus & Business College (Boston) has been recognised and awarded accreditation as an Independent Higher Education institution with the British Accreditation Council (BAC) in May 2018. The BAC is recognised globally as an influential voice on standards and quality for the education sector, and provides continuing improvement in the general standard and quality of further and higher education in the UK and in the global education market.

The BAC currently accredits more than 230 institutions in 19 countries. Boston is one of only two Higher Education Institution to have achieved BAC accreditation award in South Africa.

The BAC is additionally a full member of the following international organisations, which provide Boston students with additional confirmation of the standards of quality and international recognition of our programmes:

  • European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA);
  • European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education;
  • The International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE); and
  • Council for Higher Education Accreditation (USA) (Affiliate Member).

“We are so proud to make this announcement!” Says Boston’s Dean, Institutional Advancement, Dr Linda Meyer. With Boston City Campus & Business College now open for mid-year registrations, prospective students should use the opportunity to reflect on higher education as a means to secure employment and to ensure professional career advancement by completing a Boston locally and internationally recognised and accredited programme.  The biggest news to hit our campus this year has been our award of accreditation with the British Accreditation Council – our graduates are now assured of international recognition of their achieved qualifications.”

What does accreditation from the British Accreditation Council really mean (BAC)? Dr Meyer considers why accreditation with BAC is so significant for Boston as an institution, and outlines benefits for the student.