Sheila Willard Wotring

Salem, NH

#1 Apr 25, 2009
Does this online University, connected with Brussels, Belgium, still have an Illminster office?
Is it no longer functioning? Was it a legally authorized or accredited insitution?
Please respond to my US email address:
Thank you

Krabi, Thailand

#2 Jan 12, 2010
Somerset University appeared to cease operations in the UK and then Belgium for a few years. A Somerset University briefly appeared again at , but the website appears to have been removed. The UK Government certainly had issues with the original Somerset University, although I understand it was granted some status initially at least.

Discovery Bay, CA

#3 Sep 24, 2010
Is there a new web address or email address for the graduate department at Somerset University for long distance learning and accrediation. Please email me at: or is there a web address/ email for Somerset University for Brussels Belgium
Peter Bangkok-Thailand

Hat Yai, Thailand

#4 Jan 18, 2011
Tony wrote:
Is there a new web address or email address for the graduate department at Somerset University for long distance learning and accrediation. Please email me at: or is there a web address/ email for Somerset University for Brussels Belgium
As mentioned in my previous post, Somerset University appears to be dead, at least on the web. Neither nor are linked to the former Somerset University. It should not be confused with the Somerset College of Arts and Technology whose website is:
maria Mc kendry

Kidlington, UK

#5 Jan 28, 2011
I did a Dphil with Somerset University 1993 When I inquired about it recently the Somerset college of arts and Tec. told me the certificate was not not worth anything as the University was never accredited.
I could not get a contact number in order to get my money back. I put in hours of work over 5 years research.
Andy Romero

New York, NY

#6 Jan 30, 2011
There's a congressman that got his "Master" degree through them. His name escapes me right now. I am pretty sure you can research this and get his name and them contact him for some infor. I believe this was a valid degree, but because of the eco they folded. Sorry for those who got their degrees through them. At least you have the paper for proof. Good job for sticking to it and getting it.
Jack Dillan

New York, NY

#7 Sep 22, 2011
That is to bad. I knew some people were happy about this degree. They were not expensive. Their on-line face-to-face training and rsponse time was great. Anyway, that is what I heard from some people. They are not happy after I told them that the school folded.
Mildred Redding

Morris Plains, NJ

#8 Sep 23, 2011
I know some people from the states that got their degree through this school. They were happy about graduating, but found because the school is located oversea that they could not use it. At best they were able to show employers that even though the degree is useless here that they went through what people went through when they got their degrees here in the states. These people worked just as hard as the next guy. It's unfortunate that this school folded.
Mike Robinson

Morris Plains, NJ

#9 Sep 23, 2011
Yes, I believe this was a good school but because of the eco it could not keep its doors open. That is a shame. Schools should remind open and what eur and this county is doing is just wrong. Watch and see other schools fail.
sr Egungun

Oviedo, FL

#10 Oct 7, 2011
Am now sure , I am not the only one looking for this school. I graduated but have since been looking for any trace to get some records from them
sr Egungun

Oviedo, FL

#11 Oct 7, 2011
If any one knows how to reach sommerset University please reach me on

Muharraq, Bahrain

#12 Jan 8, 2012
This was a bogus university. In the name of degrees, there were some people who were giving degrees (UG and PG) any field of you choice just by paying 1000 to 2000 USD. I have one such degree. Papers, degree sent looks very impressive but these guys changed my name second name as first and first name as second. Its a fraud.

Muharraq, Bahrain

#13 Jan 8, 2012
I remember one name as James Folley, who pretended as university registrar. After receiving degree I sent several messages and tried to contact on their nos. but of no avail. in fact they debited 500 USD from my credit card without my authorization which eventually i got it back from my credit card company. Beware from these fraudsters.
Andres Rivera

East Hanover, NJ

#15 Apr 19, 2012
This really pisses me off. I really enjoyed getting my degree through them, it was great. There are people in LinkedIn that got their degrees through this school and they are not happy. Man, I can't get a break!
alexandra jacobs

Reading, UK

#16 Oct 22, 2013
I have to confess I worked at Somerset University based in Ilminster Somerset. Only secretary there did not stay is or was a degree mill ripping off people of their hard earned cash. Your degrees are worthless. Somerset university was a tiny 3 room office run by Raymond Young and one secretary. He was also in trouble on a BBC programme some years before for running a scam for cosmetic surgery at a Harley Street clinic in London. The so called tutors in the prospectus were never there. So sorry. The photo on the prospectus was of another building in Ilminster. He was also running what I can only believe was another scam called Psychology Today. This was all in about 1985.

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