Standard Chartered bank has signed a partnership agreement with Unicaf University to increase its clients’ access to quality higher education.
With this partnership, the bank’s clients and employees can earn up to a 75 per cent scholarship and take advantage of Unicaf’s professional development short courses designed to boost skills and knowledge.
The partnership offers employees and clients an opportunity to earn internationally recognised degrees and enhance their professional expertise.
Subsequently, StanChart clients will enjoy exclusive scholarships on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees as well as short courses at Unicaf University, Kampala campus and its partner universities; Liverpool John Moores University (UK), the University of East London (UK), and the University of Suffolk (UK).
Moses Rutahigwa, the head of consumer private and business banking, StanChart, said they are excited to partner with Unicaf so as to bring online learning programmes to their clients at significantly discounted rates.
Learning today is limitless, we are being challenged to learn new skills at every stage of life so that we stand out and be more competitive. Even when we land the job or start a business of our dreams, we shouldn’t settle but strive to find new ways to achieve more success. As a bank, we are passionate about delivering convenient digital solutions to our clients as we believe our relationship with them should go beyond financial services into areas that resonate with their day-to-day lifestyles and interests. Online learning has never been more relevant than it is today as it gives all of us the freedom to study anywhere, anytime." Rutahigwa said.