Association & University Partners
City & Guilds is the only awarding body solely dedicated to vocational learning in the UK. They offer learners over 500 qualifications in 28 industry areas, so that students can learn skills that equip them to fulfill career ambitions.
Employers value City & Guilds qualifications because they are developed in conjunction with key industry bodies, ensuring they are always relevant and up to date. Established in 1878, it received the Royal Charter in 1900 and is accredited as an awarding body by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulator and the Scottish Qualifications.
University of West London (formerly Thames Valley University) – The No.1 university in London for Hospitality & Tourism (Source: The Guardian University Guide 2013).
Its London School of Hospitality and Tourism is located in Ealing, London, which is the centre of gastronomy in Europe, and students will have the chance to work with some of the best chefs and restaurants or hospitality establishments using its extensive network of contacts.
The university was the only modern university to receive the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in 2009, in recognition of the quality of its hospitality teaching. Students who attend the school will be trained at London's finest student training restaurant 'Pillars' which won the "College Restaurant of the Year" in 2007 and awarded as London Training Restaurant of the Year in both 2008 & 2009.
International Management Institute Switzerland (IMI) - one of the world's top 50 hotel and hospitality management schools named by CEOWorld Magazine in 2016. (Source: ceoworld.biz)
Founded in 1991, IMI is a unique private international management institute offering cutting edge hospitality education from foundation level all the way to master level. Combining the best of Swiss practical training and British academic excellence, IMI’s hospitality and culinary degree programmes have received validation from leading international organisations and educational institutes. These validations help strengthen the international recognition of their programmes.