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Should you study hospitality at university? - tips from an Oxford Brookes University alumni

Posted by Andrea Aguilar on Feb 7, 2018 8:28:00 AM

Many of us have friends who are studying to be doctors, lawyers, marketers, or what’s considered ‘respectable’ jobs. Although the hospitality industry doesn’t always require formal studies to land a job, there are many universities out there who offer programs in Hospitality Management.

If hospitality is something that you enjoy and are passionate about, it should be what motivates you to pursue and study it. The question then becomes, “Should you study hospitality management at university?” The short answer is yes! However there are some questions you should ask yourself first.

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Topics: Hospitality career advice, Hospitality schools

The longest list of hospitality schools in the world

Posted by Felicity Thomlinson on Jan 19, 2018 9:33:00 AM

We would love your help! Starting today, we are aiming to create the longest list of hospitality schools in the world. Can you help us do it?

Why are we building the longest list of hospitality schools in the world?

We want to provide a handy resource to students who are thinking of studying hospitality in another country. We know that many people studying hospitality are interested in travel and would be keen to attend a hospitality school overseas.

Also, no-one else has done it and we love to be groundbreaking at Typsy!

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Topics: Typsy list, Hospitality training, Hospitality career advice, Hospitality inspiration, Blended learning, Hospitality schools

How hospitality schools are implementing blended learning

Posted by Michael McKay on May 1, 2017 8:45:00 AM

Today, many hospitality schools are embracing blended learning. For example, William Blue College of Hospitality Management in Sydney offers online and on-campus study options for most of their degrees, as well as a blended-learning model that allows students to mix their online and on-campus study.

The Glion School of Hospitality and Business in the UK and Switzerland also offers blended learning options to their students. The university offers an MBA in hospitality that can be studied full-time on campus, completely online, or as a blended option that alternates between campus-based and online courses. 

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Topics: Hospitality training, Blended learning, Hospitality schools

How blended learning could change hospitality education

Posted by Michael McKay on Apr 20, 2017 9:05:00 AM

If you walk into David A. Boody Junior High School in Brooklyn, New York, you’ll notice each classroom is around the size of a basketball court – and all 100 students are plugged into a laptop. The room is divided into 10 sections and there are 15 teachers and teaching aids available for one-on-one support.

When the sixth graders get to class, they either log onto their laptop or check a monitor at the front of the room to find out where they are to sit for the day. This is delivered by an algorithm that monitors the students’ daily performance.

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Topics: Hospitality training, Blended learning, Hospitality schools

9 benefits of blended learning in hospitality

Posted by Michael McKay on Mar 27, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Blended learning is taking the hospitality industry by storm. According to a Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers survey, 69% of limited service restaurants, 58% of full service restaurants, and 88% of hotels and lodgings use eLearning to train their staff. 

But aside from cost, what are the benefits of blended learning considering the industry is so people-centric?

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Topics: Hospitality training, Blended learning, Hospitality schools