Standard Chartered Bank clients to enjoy a 75% discounted education scholarship at Unicaf University
Written by Derrick Asaba on September 2, 2021
Standard Chartered Bank Uganda has announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with Unicaf University aimed at increasing its clients’ access to quality higher education.
With this partnership implemented, the Bank’s clients and employees will earn up to a 75% Scholarship and take advantage of UNICAF’s Professional Development Short Courses designed to boost their skills and knowledge.
The partnership further offers employees and clients an opportunity to earn internationally recognised degrees like Tourism and Hospitality Management, Business Administration and Healthcare Management and enhance their professional expertise.
Not only will clients enjoy exclusive scholarships on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, but also Professional Development short courses at Unicaf University and its partner universities.
The Vice-Chancellor of Unicaf University, Prof George William Nasinyama assured aspiring students that the University ensures excellence in teaching, research, and engagement focusing on student achievement and satisfaction.
“Unicaf combines traditional face-to-face complementary tutorials with the active use of digital learning tools through an innovative blended learning approach. Through the Unicaf Scholarship Programme, students earn higher qualifications and gain expert knowledge to improve their career prospects and solve real-world challenges,” Prof Nasinyama noted.
Unicaf University in Uganda has established a state-of-the-art campus in Uganda and is a licensed university regulated by the National Council for Higher Education of Uganda which offers Bachelor’s degree programmes in a blended delivery mode.
The Head Consumer Private and Business Banking at Standard Chartered Bank, Moses Rutahigwa said that they will use this partnership to bring online learning programmes to their clients at significantly discounted rates.
“Online learning has never been more relevant than it is today as it gives all of us the freedom to study anywhere, anytime. We are therefore excited to partner with Unicaf to bring discounted online learning programs to our clients at significantly discounted rates and provide added value to them as we continue to enhance their relationship with us,” Rutahigwa said.
Rutahigwa added that since learning is limitless in present times, one is challenged to learn new skills at every stage of life so that they 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,” remarked Rutahigwa.
Interested clients and employees of the Bank will undertake the process of applying for any of the unicaf programmes by visiting the exclusive SC & UNICAF landing page, complete and submit an online application form.
They will then receive an email and call from a dedicated student advisor to guide on all required documents which documents after review, a client will receive final approval to get started.
Unicaf partners with Liverpool John Moores University (UK), the University of East London (UK), and the University of Suffolk (UK).