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a document conferring a qualification, recording success in examinations or successful completion of a course of study



(1) An official document testifying to the completion of a higher or specialized secondary educational institution or to the conferring of an academic degree or academic title.

(2) A document certifying the right of an institution, organization, or individual citizen to carry out certain activities (for instance, to conduct trade).

(3) An award for achievements in various kinds of contests, competitions, and exhibitions.

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The introduction of our new diplomas will open up careers in the beauty and spa industry to a great many more people whilst still maintaining standards.
At the convocation ceremony, 316 students from all six campuses of IIMC in the country received their post-graduate diplomas.
Summary: A new career-focused Applied Diploma in Engineering Technology will be rolled out for Higher Colleges of Technology students in September.
This will discourage people from finishing high school or college since it will become widely known that employers cannot generally require diplomas.
EurActiv has received several letters from Bulgarians who graduated from European universities and then had tremendous difficulty having their diplomas legalised.
These diplomas are my children," says Rucker, who has designed 174 diplomas so far, including those to be given away this year.
Deputy Wigham Pete Henshaw, chair of the awards' judging panel, added: "Each one of the finalists has made an exceptional contribution towards the development and delivery of the new diplomas.
Recent research shows that there are more than 36,000 young people undertaking Diplomas across England.
Oxford College of Marketing will also be delivering the Digital Diplomas by way of a short-course.
Over eight in 10 of staff teaching the diplomas are positive about the courses and say their students find them enjoyable.
Due to the popularity of the Diplomas, Redcar & Cleveland College is already looking to expand the range by adding additional Diploma courses in areas such as Retail Business and Travel and Tourism.
Three new work-based diplomas have been launched in Liverpool this month in 'Environmental & Land-Based'; 'Hair & Beauty and Hospitality'; and 'Business, Administration & Finance'.

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