• Teaching and learning

    Our number one priority is to provide high quality education that is challenging, rewarding and transformational. Education that opens up opportunities.

    We nurture your intellectual curiosity and enhance your professional knowledge and skills, so that you can go on learning throughout your career.

    To achieve this ambition we deliver a learning experience that is:

    • Relevant - in tune with organisations in the international hospitality and tourism industries
    • Challenging - high expectation, with support that encourages and enables achievement
    • Stimulating - varied learning experiences that inspire and motivate
    • International - preparing students from all around the world, and valuing their diverse contributions
    • Valuable - providing graduates with competitive advantage in the international labour market
  • Guest lectures

    Industry speakers from a wide range of external organisations come onto campus. They enrich students' learning by sharing their views on management and leadership practice in hospitality and tourism. Recent speakers have included:

    • Gavin Bate, Director of Adventure Alternative and Moving Mountains Trust
    • Ben Okri, OBE, FRSL, Poet and Novelist
    • Sir David Tang, Business Leader and Journalist
    • Gil Mulders, Head of Learning and Training Delivery, InterContinental Hotels Group
    • Jane McGill, Head of Talent, British Airways
    • Carlo Petrini, Founder of The International Slow Food Movement