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Gold Coast Information Day 2014
Transcript of Gold Coast Information Day 2014
Apart from being one of the largest economic activities in the world......
What is Tourism & Hospitality?
Tourism Planning & Management
Job opportunities around the world
Varied and exciting career
Meet people from different backgrounds & cultures
Business Management degree
Why study tourism and hospitality?
SCU has the largest Tourism and Hospitality program in Australia with courses over 4 campuses.
Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management
Hotels and Resorts
Casino and Gaming
Bachelor of Business in Convention and Event Management
As well as Honours and Postgraduate courses
Why study Tourism, Hospitality & Events at SCU?
Established in 1989
Award winning degrees
Most popular courses in
Strong industry links and partnerships
Excellence in teaching, research and scholarship
High graduate employment rate
Courses constantly reviewed and updated
Dr. Sharen Nisbet
What can a Tourism and Hospitality degree do for me?
Work Integrated Learning
What can I expect from my course?
Dr. Peter Wynn-Moylan
Variety of tuition methods including workshops, tutorials and collaborate/on-line delivery
Small class sizes
Very approachable staff
Flexibility of full-time/part-time study
Two sessions per year plus an optional summer session
A combination of core (compulsory) and elective units
Common first year units then a choice of majors
Full time study of 4 units (subjects) per formal session
About 3 hours directed study and 7 hours self-directed study per unit per week
On line delivery of study materials
Study AND travel!
Spend half a year studying at one of our 43 partner universities over 15 countries
Get hands on experience during a 14 week work placement in the tourism & hospitality industry
of employers are willing to offer graduates ongoing
Our graduates end up all over the world - including:
Gold Coast Tourism - CEO
Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas – Front Office
Paddy Pallin Ski Adventure Holidays – Tour Coordinator
Surf Lifesaving Australia – National Events Coordinator
Byron @ Byron Resort – Sales & Marketing
Coffs Ex-Services Club – Conference Manager
Disney Cruises Bahamas – Recreation Officer
Qantas Airways – Corporate Business Manager
Shangri-La, Tokyo – Executive Housekeeper
Manchester Marriott, UK – F&B Manager
Princess Cruiselines – Purser
Pinpoint Travel Group – Sales Manager
and many, many more…
Employment opportunities include:
Conference and Event Coordinator
Front Office and Reservations
Sales and Marketing
Food and Beverage
Dr Martin Young
Dr Kaye Walker
The Legacies of the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games:
Dr Arianne Reis
Research is an important part of your study.
Areas of research that our campus School staff are currently active in include:
Student activities and support
To help you enjoy and cope with your first year at Uni there are all kinds of online and face-to-face activities and support available to you:
Academic Skills Support
Student Learning Centre
Have a look around the website:
We look forward to seeing you on campus soon!!
A friendly campus with contemporary facilities set close to beaches and transport;
One of the best climates in Australia;
Golden beaches and a green, pristine hinterland;
A great selection of restaurants, bars and cafés;
Host to major sporting and entertainment events;
Australia's playground, the Tourism capital;
And now with added parking!;
Gold Coast - a great Location!
Look forward to success!
See you at Orientation!
9th - 13th February 2015
Dr. John Haw
Dr. Sharen Nisbet
Dr. Peter Wynn-Moylan
Ms. Jane McLennan
Only 17% of our graduates are still seeking work 4 months after completing one of our degrees (sector average is 35%)