Facilitating higher education opportunities for school leavers, HNB partnered with the British College of Applied Studies (BCAS) Institute to offer students educational loans with low-interest rates and a range of digital banking solutions. The signing of the MoU took place in the presence of Supun Dias, Head of Network Management and Business Development, HNB, and Dr. Susil Kumara, Executive Director and CEO, BCAS, Rozan Jameel, Director – Finance, BCAS, and Shivan Jayasuriya, Head of Sales and Marketing, BCAS.
“Shaping the future of this generation’s young minds is a significant initiative for the future. In collaboration with the BCAS campus, we hope to make the transition into receiving a university education seamless and trouble-free. We hope this alliance will incentivize students to pursue their higher studies,” Supun Dias, Head of Network Management and Business Development, HNB, said.
HNB will offer a range of digital services from its portfolio, including a payee partnership solution for students to conveniently pay their fees and the Payfast system for the institute to make a salary, EPF, ETF, and supplier payments easily.
“Given the pandemic and the hardships faced by the country at this time, we understand that students face challenging decisions when trying to pursue their higher education. We hope this partnership will grant them access to facilities that will allow them to obtain an uninterrupted education,” Dr. Susil Kumara, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of BCAS, said.