Article from Politécnico de Leiria
Glion Institute of Higher education offers a unique, global approach to hospitality and services management education to prepare students for careers around the world. We combine 50 years of Swiss hotel management expertise, including hands on learning and professional internships, with modern international business courses. Students develop a strong foundation of cultural awareness, plus people and project management skills that will take their career to the world stage.
When many graduates struggle to find their first real job, more than 85% of Glion graduates had a job or multiple offers on graduation day. How is this possible? Glion has been ranked by industry hiring managers of luxury hotels among the top 3 hospitality management schools in the world for an international career. 1
Our Undergraduate and Graduate programs in hospitality and in event, sport & entertainment management are the ideal choice to combine both didactic and hands on learning, while developing interpersonal skills and traveling the world during internships. With three international campuses in Switzerland and London, more than 1600 students and 90 nationalities, Glion allows students to experience other cultures and choose their own educational pathway with many specializations to match their personal and professional goals.
=“I decided to study hospitality management at Glion because in contrast with other schools, we are a business school specialized in hospitality. This means that you get to know the foundation of hotel operations without losing the entrepreneurial, financial and general management courses that other business schools may offer to you and hence, you do not close your doors to other industries”
Grisha Davidoff, Bachelor student.
A career in hospitality and tourism, or event management requires graduates to have a certain level of global exposure and experience. As Utkarsh Gupta, Bachelor student in Event, Sport & Entertainment management says, “the best thing about this program is the hands on learning in the initial semesters which helped me to get an idea of what I was going to do during my internships and in the future. The number of group projects and exposure to real life events is a real advantage to gain success.”
Through its challenging academic programs, structured living environment, hands on learning and the famous “Glion Spirit”, Glion Institute of Higher Education develops innovative leaders for a broad array of service industries. With three international campuses, more than 1,600 students, 84 nationalities and more than 80 faculty members, Glion allows students to experience other cultures and choose their own educational pathway to match their personal and professional goals.
The personal and professional connections Glion students make while in school don’t end when they graduate. In fact, their connections grow! Because when Glion students leave school they join one of the largest, most active and most well-placed alumni associations in the international hospitality and leisure industry.
With over 10,000 Glion Alumni worldwide and more than 80 companies coming on campus to recruit our students, the career choices are almost endless, from managing a 5-star island resort to leading an exclusive corporate event.
1 Taylor Nelson Sofres (TNS) Global Research 2013
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