To register your university degree in SmartDegrees and share it with work platforms and recruiters, you have to complete the following information, whose data we will treat in a confidential manner, for the exclusive use of the registration of your degree:
Technology based in Blockchain.
SmartDegrees uses distributed ledger technology, blockchain, which opens up enormous possibilities for graduates, universities, work platforms and recruiters.
SmartDegrees uses Quorum, based on Ethereum, with consensus by voting, since it is the blockchain platform more mature and suitable for diplomas certifications.
The solution is based in three main components:
This platform allows to use this type of certification outside of higher education institutions, with the assurance that the information is certified by a network of university partners, business schools and other academic institutions.
SmartDegrees will store part of the digital identity of each person, so it can be used as a way to identify and authenticate to the graduate, its owner. This information could be used by the owner of it and also by other actors in society: human resources of corporations, labour platforms, social networks … Using the SmartDegrees API and SmartDegrees applications will be possible to verify and obtain information from the SmartDegrees network.
Diagram of the architecture, showing the main components:
If you are a university graduate, these are some key labour platforms, that may help you in the improvement of your professional career, where you can take advantage of your diploma in SmartDegrees, adding the link to the certificate in your profile (example)
Sample page to verify the degree
SmartDegrees allows corporations to verify the degrees, showing this information, registered in blockchain, clicking in the link that the graduate has shared
We encourage you to describe your experience in the following chat, in order to help us improve the services provided by SmartDegrees around the degree, and enhance the university graduates in the labour market and in society. The graduates, universities, recruiters and work platforms are participants of the same ecosystem, where your comments can be very valuable.
“Thanks to the app I could include in my Linkedin profile my graduate certificate very easily and without delays”
“SmartDegrees allowed me to use my graduate certificate to look for a job, without waiting several months until the paper diploma arrived”
La Universitat de les Illes Balears (UIB) y SmartDegrees han firmado un acuerdo para desarrollar programas de estudio conjuntos, intercambio y cooperación en el campo de la investigación sobre la tecnología blockchain, especialmente relacionado con el registro y certificación de títulos académicos.
Federal Bank in India has partnered with blockchain payments company Ripple to facilitate cross-border payments. Ripple surpassed 200 partners as it adds 13 financial institutions as customers for its payment network, RippleNet.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) unit, in partnership with decentralized cybersecurity startup Taekion, formerly Grid7, will research on how blockchain technology can be used to secure a power plant, by keeping all sensor, actuator and device transactions on a distributed ledger.
To manage your university degree and share it in labour platforms, recruiters and third parties, download the app, clicking here:
- Facilitates taking advantage of the title in the market and in the society.
- As a graduate, you are the sovereign owner of your data and decide how, when and when to show them.
- The app and support technology, blockchain, unsure its immutability.