The Students’ Loan Bureau (SLB) no longer wants to be seen as the institution that provides loans for only needy students. “We don’t want that stigma. We want to be known as the institution of choice that provides funding for tertiary-level studies,” Executive Director of the SLB, Monica Brown, tells JIS News. She says that
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Students’ Loan Bureau (SLB) Disburses Over $3.1 Billion in Student Loan The Students’ Loan Bureau (SLB) is reporting that for the 2017-2018 academic year it received 13,679 applications, for which more than $3.09 billion was disbursed in student loans, with an approval rate of 99 per cent. Addressing a Jamaica Information Service (JIS) ‘Think Tank’
The burden of hefty tuition costs has been lifted from of 43 tertiary-enrolled students, who were formally announced as the 2017 Carreras scholarship and bursary beneficiaries at an awards ceremony hosted in their honour last Tuesday evening at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel. Whittled down from more than 400 submissions, the fortunate 43 students who have
Reid hopes to increase service delivery at financing agency NOTING the important role the Students’ Loan Bureau (SLB) plays in the service delivery of education to the country, Minister of Education Senator Ruel Reid has indicated that he intends to have a look at how his ministry can assist the work of the bureau.
SLB is Now Accessible Through What’s App With a view to increasing the avenues through which students can make contact with the SLB and to allow them to be more accessible, the SLB has secured a line to facilitate What’s App and text messages. Student clients will now be able to make contact through What’s App