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SLB Working to Remove Negative Stigma

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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Student Loan Bureau (SLB) Disburses $3.1 Billion to Students

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’

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SLB on education minister’s radar

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.

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SLB Loan Application Extension for 2017/2018

SLB Extends the 2017/2018 Application Period for SLB Loan The Students’ Loan Bureau (SLB) wishes to advise that the 2017/2018 SLB loan application period has been extended to June 30, 2017. SLB loan Applications for the Targeted loans will be accepted for both new and returning applicants.   Kindly note that there is a Late Processing fee

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