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Accreditation and recognition

Public statement about program of special monitoring:

On 14th June 2016, the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education approved the sale of Glion Institute of Higher Education to Eurazeo. In approving the change of ownership, the Commission applied its Program of Special Monitoring to the College. The Program of Special Monitoring is routinely implemented by the Commission in cases of change of ownership and enables the Commission to monitor the institution’s ongoing compliance with the Standards for Accreditation. Further information about the Program of Special Monitoring is available on the Commission’s website (https://cihe.neasc.org) or upon request from:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Glion Institute of Higher Education is accredited at university level by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). This means Glion is allowed to deliver its own undergraduate and graduate awards.

Accreditation by NECHE is not partial, it applies to the institution as a whole. As such, this recognition is not a guarantee of every course or program offered, or the competence of individual graduates. However, accreditation provides reasonable assurance about the quality of services and opportunities available to students who attend the institution.

Inquiries regarding the accreditation status by the Commission should be directed to the administrative staff of the institution. Individuals may also contact:

New England Commission of Higher Education
3 Burlington Woods Drive, Suite 100,
Burlington, MA 01803-4514
E-Mail: info@neche.org

Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA)

Glion’s London campus is accredited by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), an independent body that monitors standards and quality in UK higher education. Only those institutions meeting or exceeding UK expectations for quality and standards are allowed to display the QAA Review graphic.

The most recent QAA Higher Education Review commended Glion for the quality of student learning opportunities; and for the enhancement of student learning opportunities. The quality of information provided about learning opportunities was also confirmed as meeting UK expectations.

The latest QAA report can be viewed here.

To see the GIHE UK Action Plan, click here.

The monitoring visit resulted in the following outcome:
The QAA monitoring team has concluded that Glion Institute of Higher Education is making commendable progress in implementing the action plan from the Recognition Scheme for Educational Oversight.

THE-ICE International Accreditation


The International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE) is an international accreditation agency and a global network of leading quality tourism, hospitality, events and culinary arts (TH&E) institutions. Accreditation and quality assurance have become integral to the institutional review processes in education. Originally funded by the Australian government in 2004, in 2008 THE-ICE began operating as a not-for-profit. Today, THE-ICE is a global member network of over 30 leading quality TH&E (tourism, hospitality and events) institutions in 14 countries.