UK Visas and Immigration

Empire College London is licensed by the Home Office – UK Visas and Immigration as Tier 4 Sponsor. License Number: RA44D5FH5


Pearson Education Limited (Pearson) is the UK’s largest awarding organization, offering academic and vocational qualifications and training to schools, colleges, employers and other places of learning in the UK and internationally.

City & Guilds

City & Guilds is one of the UKs leading awarding bodies offering more than 500 qualifications across 28 industry sectors. City & Guilds is the biggest name in UK for vocational education.

ISI – Independent Schools Inspectorate

The Independent Schools Inspectorate is an agency approved by the UKVI to carry out Educational Oversight inspections of Private Further Education Colleges and English Language Schools in England and Wales. ISI inspection is for the benefit of the students in colleges and seeks to improve the quality and effectiveness of their education.

ISI Review Reports Link

Quality Assurance Agency (QAA)

The Quality Assurance Agency is the independent body entrusted with monitoring and advising on standards and quality in the UK Higher Education Sector.

QAA Higher Education Review (HER) for Specific Course Designation – June 2017:

Empire College London has undergone a Higher Education Review (HER) for Specific Course Designation by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) and has received its final report, which is available in full at:

We have received the following judgements from QAA:

  • The maintenance of the academic standards of awards offered on behalf of degree-awarding bodies and/or other awarding organisations meets UK expectations.
  • The quality of student learning opportunities at the provider meets UK expectations.
  • The quality of the information about learning opportunities meets UK expectations.
  • The enhancement of student learning opportunities at the provider meets UK expectations.