Education sector

Education Sector

We understand the importance of the education sector to the intellectual capital and growth of the UK economy.

That’s why we offer solutions to help your institution meet its strategic aims and objectives. Converting your aspirations into reality.

Our dedicated Education Relationship Directors are located in regional centres across the UK, and our approach is based on listening to your requirements and bringing innovative solutions to the table to meet these.

We provide universities, colleges and schools across the UK with a full range of services - from working capital finance, treasury services, as well as multi-million pound investment and development loans for capital projects.

Supporting the growth of the UK economy through education

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Available to

Large independent schools for all age groups, further and higher education establishments and universities with needs ranging from day-to-day banking, up to multi-million pound estate projects.

what you can expect from us

What you can expect from us

  • A recognition of the importance of the education sector to the UK’s economic health
  • Regional Relationship Directors dedicated to the sector
  • An innovative approach to complex funding needs
  • International services and expertise.
products and services

Products and services

  • Day-to-day banking, including full online banking, cash collection and merchant services
  • Full range of deposit accounts – ranging from instant access to fixed term accounts 
  • Senior debt, refinancing and loans for estate strategies.

Products and services are subject to eligibility, status, terms and conditions and availability.

supporting with estate strategies

Supporting with estate strategies

We've helped structure proposals from £500,000 up to £100 million, bringing together our expertise in development and investment proposals. 

education insight

Education insight

To ensure that we can provide you with industry insight into what’s happening in the wider regulatory context, our experienced National Education Team work closely with regulatory bodies like:

  • Independent Schools Bursars Association
  • Education Skills Funding Agency
  • The Higher Education Funding Council for England, Wales & Scotland


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Britain’s universities play an essential role in shaping the UK’s future and delivering prosperity, from educating the business leaders of tomorrow to developing the innovations that are crucial to the nation’s progress.

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