Learning can be improved if the experience is both visual and auditory, down south in Johor the ever expanding EduCity in Iskandar Puteri is all about memorable experiences.
Perhaps thats the reason, when it collaborated wit the country’s largest financial institution Maybank, it did not want just a conventional bank setup but something entirely different for the student community. The [email protected] will offer all the bells and whistles of a bank and more, which includes advisory services, financial literacy programmes, internship opportunities, mentoring programmes with startups and financial support through the Maybank EduCity Education Loan.
This collaboration will also see EduCity positioning itself as a cashless campus through its Cashless Community Campaign. EduCity is setting up itself as a mini Cyberjaya with multiple tech driven initiatives, apart from the host of international campus located at the zone, the developer is also looking to attract start-ups and high skilled talents to Johor.
Datuk Nora Abd Manaf, Group Chief Human Capital Officer of Maybank views the centre which is a first to be based in an education hub to serve the financial needs of the students, residents, teaching staff and the overall EduCity community. [email protected] will be centre that nurtures financial literacy by way of workshops and webinars, to prepare the youths of today to be financially savvy adults of tomorrow. To complement this initiative Maybank will also introduce a Digital Entrepreneur initiative aimed at equipping young entrepreneurs with the right tools and knowledge to be a digital entrepreneur.
EduCity is an integrated education hub developed by Iskandar Investment Berhad that will play a role in supporting the larger area of Iskandar Malaysia with talents and develop future generation of leaders.