HNB – BCAS Campus enter into partnership


Facilitating higher education opportunities for school leavers, HNB PLC partnered with the esteemed British College of Applied Studies (BCAS) Institute to offer educational loans at low interest rates to students and a range of digital banking solutions to the Institute. 

The two industry giants came together at HNB Towers to sign the MoU in the presence of HNB Head of Network Management & Business Development Supun Dias and BCAS Executive Director/CEO Dr. Susil Kumara, BCAS Director- Finance, Rozan Jameel and BCAS Head of Sales and Marketing, Shivan Jayasuriya. 

“Shaping the future of this generation’s young minds is a very important initiative for the future, and in collaboration with BCAS campus we hope to make the transition into receiving a university education seamless and trouble-free. We hope this alliance will incentivise students to pursue their higher studies,” HNB Head of Network Management & Business Development Supun Dias said.

Students will reap the benefits of the partnership via unique education loans tailor made to ensure their journey to success is funded successfully. Additionally, the bank will also offer a range of digital services from its portfolio including a payee partnership solution for students to conveniently pay their fees as well as the Payfast system for the institute to make salary, EPF, ETF and supplier payments easily. 

“Given the pandemic and the hardships faced by the country at this time, we understand that students are faced with 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,” BCAS Executive Director/CEO Dr. Susil Kumara said.