6 reasons why this will transform school fees collection in the UAE

Skiply – the new free mobile app from RAKBANK – is a win-win proposition for parents and schools.

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These are challenging times. We all realise the importance of staying home and social distancing. However, the essential aspects of life have to go on. Through e-learning, the UAE authorities have ensured that children’s education is going on uninterrupted. Schools are also working tirelessly to ensure the experience of learning is effective and engaging.

Amid these unprecedented times, paying and collecting school fees is becoming a challenging task for both parents and schools.

Skiply – the new free mobile app from RAKBANK – is a win-win proposition for parents and schools. For parents, it can be used to make school payments using any bank card – yes that’s right any card. For schools, it provides a complete digital payments ecosystem that will address their concerns about fees collection.

Here’s 6 reasons it’s time to skip your worries about fees collection and download Skiply today:

Multiple payment options

With Skiply, parents can make school payments from the safety of their home. They can use any bank card of their choice. No need to have a RAKBANK card. The payment can also be made using ApplePay and GooglePay wallets. Skiply also features TouchID and FaceID for Smart devices that support biometric logins.

No additional costs

For new schools signing up for Skiply, RAKBANK will waive off setup fees for the next 3 months along with zero annual maintenance fees for the first two years. RAKBANK also promises to forgo the ‘per transaction fixed fee’ for all schools availing the platform in the next 3 months to support parents during these challenging times.

Skiply – Skip the hassle with easier school payments

Fast & secure

Skiply is 100 per cent secure as the payments are processed through global payments company MasterCard. It also complies with global digital payment standards. The app allows parents to make fast and secure payments using any bank card directly into the school’s bank account. For educational institutions, Skiply helps with efficient management of costs and receivables, which is crucial for business sustenance in these challenging times.

Hassle free

Skiply helps schools with faster and simpler ways to receive school fees and attain digital signatures, as well as providing easier payment management solutions, increased operational efficiency, enhanced experience and detailed customised reporting. Similarly, Skiply offers parents the flexibility to completely manage and track their children’s school fees through one platform, sign forms digitally, and more in just a few simple clicks.

Quick set-up

RAKBANK promises to help schools get onboarded onto Skiply within 48 hours upon confirmation. More than 80 leading schools in the UAE are already managing their fee collection challenges with Skiply, according to RAKBANK. For parents, the free app is available to download through the Playstore for Android users or the Apple store for iPhone and iOS users, where you can sign up and easily navigate to make a student profile in a few easy steps.

Minimises paperwork

Paper documents and filing cabinets have been the way to organise information in an office, or at home, for decades. But that doesn’t mean they’re the best option. Skiply helps minimise paperwork regarding consent forms or permission slips.

It’s time to Skip your worries about fees collection and admin costs. Move to Skiply for free today