Education fintech Study Loans has appointed
Havas Melbourne to support its continued growth following a competitive
Melbourne-based company provides prospective students a new way of
paying for education with a transparent fee structure under a
pay-as-you-go loan model. It was established in 2017 in response to the
Federal Government's cuts in post high school education funding and is
Australia's first private, dedicated provider of student loans.
Havas Melbourne has been brought on to support Study Loans' next phase
of growth following its recent announcement around securing a $50
million debt facility to fast-track its move into Australia's growing
student loans market.
CEO at Study Loans, Brett Shanley (above right), said he was excited to appoint the Havas Melbourne team.
Shanley: "The Havas team in Melbourne just got us. They took time to
understand our service and what we stand for and their passion and
creativity were evident throughout the pitch process. We're excited to
be working with their team on a number of new projects for our
Says Matt Houltham, group managing director, Havas
Melbourne: "Brett and his team have created a service that helps people
further their education who are not supported by government funding and
it does it in a fair and transparent fashion. The burden of education
debt has never been so high, for individuals or the country, so we are
very excited to be helping Study Loans shake up the education finance
sector whilst helping people reach their potential."
The appointment is effective immediately.