Ten years on, Blockchain is filling the imagination of many outside the Fintech world. There is no dearth of conferences, summits, reports and new start-ups around the world. Higher Education is by no means alone although somehow a late adopter. So what is Blockchain and what can its impact be on higher education? For many the Blockchain, sometimes generally called Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), is associated with Bitcoin – decentralised cryptocurrency.