We created 'Santander Universities' in 1996 to support the higher education sector in areas like teaching and research, student mobility, international cooperation, knowledge and technology transfer, entrepreneurial initiatives, and innovation.
The Santander Universities Global Division has signed cooperation agreements with 969 universities in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Mexico, Germany, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Russia, Singapore, Spain, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Uruguay.
Our 'Santander Universities' initiative was introduced in the UK in 2007 and we’re already collaborating with 69 British higher education institutions. These agreements are focused on promoting international exchange schemes, entrepreneurial activities, internships in SMEs and the mobility of students and researchers.
'Santander Universities' - the facts (2012):
For Santander, investing in education is the most powerful means of promoting the development and prosperity of society.
We’re committed to supporting everyone who works for us in achieving a reasonable balance between their home and working life. So to help our people meet their commitments outside of work, we offer a range of flexible work options, including part-time working, job sharing, career breaks and flexible holiday options.