In relevance to today's scenario, the coined term "Around the World" has been a metaphorical reference towards growth, expansion and evolution. On a similar path on the quest of imbibing knowledge to produce zeal driven hospitalists,Queenstown Resort College surges above its milestones by proving home to an international student population for students from over 25 countries including Brazil, Canada, China, Fiji, Germany, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Korea, Russia, South Africa, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States of America, Vietnam, Zimbabwe and such to name a few.
Says Rachel Stirling, International Recruitment Manager of the institute; "Queenstown Resort College offers international students an supportive structure from pre-arrival to graduation". Students stand the chance to make contact with alumni who have succeeded in their respective fields and are given opportunities to develop a network in the industry in order to promote their skill set and gain employment. Strategies at Queenstown Resort Collegeare inculcated where students are placed in small classes where the maximum number of students is 26 per class.There is undaunted special attention to suit the needs and demands of their course requirements. Every class has a maximum of approximately eight international students from a number of countries.
Located in the premier tourist destination of New Zealand Queenstown Resort College is the perfect place to study and learn hands on from businesses and hotel employees in the sector. Queenstown is busythroughout the year as it averages around 8,000 tourists per day. Employers in the field often seek for speakers of other languages and top class graduates from Queenstown Resort College. Students at Queenstown Resort College are enabled to learn from the industry and leaders in the field of Travel and Tourism and Hospitality. The teaching methods applied consist of both theory and practical elements that prepare the students for the "real world" experience.
At Queenstown Resort College there are Diplomas offered in Hospitality Management and Adventure Tourism Management. Both of these two year Diplomas have proven to be very popular with students of the Indian shore. The Diploma of Adventure Tourism seems to be the course most demanded as more and more Indian students look at different opportunities and study options abroad.
Queenstown Resort College owns a lodge situated just a ten minute walk from the campus. The lodge houses up to 80 students for their first semester of study. It is an asset to the college as it provides venue to many events and classes are often run in the lodgeout of thecommercial dining area.
As it is a fact that travelling to a foreign land can be a real life changing experience with settling into a new culture and a new lifestyle, Queenstown Resort College does its utmost best to prepare students prior to arrival and interviews each student to ensure their suitability to the course in which they apply. On arrival, students take part in an orientation programme that integrates them into College life and to explains to them fully the requirements of the course and the support structure at the College to assist them with all areas of student life.
Queenstown Resort College understands the need for students to be motivated and enthusiastic about their goals and their study plans. The faculty at the College does its utmost best to support students in their studies, daily living and the opportunities for employment. These aspects enable students to put their fears aside and be motivated to succeed. To be hired in New Zealand a student's personality holds the primary necessary criterion in securing a job whether part time or full time.
Queenstown Resort College hasMoUswith institutions like Cesar Ritz Colleges in Switzerland, Thomson Rivers University in Canada as well as The University of Otago in New Zealand. Students are enabled to pathway through to degree programmes at these Universities. The College aims at expandingits pathway options to include other Universities from around the world and is keen to establish links in these realms and many others that cater to students from all across the world.
Rachel is the International Recruitment Manager for Queenstown Resort College and she has a strong focus on the Indian and Nepal markets. She has been involved in the International Education Industry for the last 15 years and has been fortunate enough to travel the world through job roles. She has a strong connection with India and has travelled extensively through India both for work and pleasure.