Nazarbayev University hosted an event with the participation of JSC “Bank of Astana”, corporate fund “Social Development Fund ” and Nazarbayev University students. JSC “Bank of Astana” donated two minibuses to Nazarbayev University and allocated funds for quarterly allowances to five gifted students.
JSC “Bank of Astana” provided the sponsorship aid within the fundraising activities of the “Social Development Fund”, which aims to attract sponsorship funds for innovative and socially beneficial projects, as well as Nazarbayev University’s programmes.
«On behalf of Nazarbayev University’s management, I am pleased to welcome the representatives of the Bank of Astana and would like to express gratitude for their financial support provided to our students. This is a good motivation for students and an example of cooperation between the University and industry. It is nice, that in spite of difficult times, the Bank of Astana is reviving the tradition to support students», – said Kadisha Dairova, Vice-President of Student Affairs and International Cooperation.
JSC «Bank of Astana» donated to the University two vehicles, and within this year five Nazarbayev University students will receive
allowances. In many ways, the ideology and the strategic vision in youth policy of the Bank of Astana and Nazarbayev University coincide. The bank believes that it is important to support young people in different areas, by investing in health, talent and intellectual potential of the youth – the future of Kazakhstan.
Advisers to the Chairman of the JSC “Bank of Astana” Board of Directors – Kairat Aitbai and Ruslan Orazbayev – gave certificates of quarterly allowances to the top five Nazarbayev University students.
«Today Nazarbayev University is the leading university in Kazakhstan, educating the talented youth. Bank of Astana will further develop and support Kazakhstani youth projects in different areas. We hope for successful cooperation with Nazarbayev University on our most ambitious initiatives», – said Ruslan Orazbayev.
“As an active user and a loyal customer of your bank, I was very happy to learn that you provided sponsorship to Nazarbayev University students, for which we are grateful. I am sure that all appreciate the support you provided to the development of education in our country”, – said Nurseit Kurmantaev, 4th year student of the School of Engineering and Chairman of the Budget Committee of the Student Government.