Industry-led Hospitality education
Education steered by industry
Our global industry network allows us to engage with industry at each stage of your education. We work with prestigious organisations to understand the skills and experience you will need to succeed in the roles of the future, so we can design relevant and effective curricula.
We also leverage these partnerships to create practical experience opportunities and offer exclusive events that give you access to some of the most influential people in the industry.
Industry accreditations and endorsements
BMIHMS is ranked the No. 1 hotel management school in Australia and Asia-Pacific (Kantar 2020).
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Our master’s program allows you to graduate with a Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics, an additional industry-recognised data analysis and evaluation qualification.
Wine and Spirit Education Trust
Our master’s program allows you to earn the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines, an additional global qualification in essential wine knowledge.
World Culinary Awards
We were shortlisted for Oceania's Best Culinary Training Institution 2021 in the World Culinary Awards.
William Blue Dining is a TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice 2021 award winner, so you know you're training with the best.
Pacific Asia Travel Association
We are an Educational Institution member of Pacific Asia Travel Association, giving your hospitality education a sustainable focus.
Watch our video to find out about the paid industry placement program that Torrens University Australia offers when you study Culinary Management. One of our industry partners, AppleJack, speaks about how studying Culinary Management with us can get you the career you want, and hear from one of our students about his work placement at AppleJack.
Get practical industry experience
All our Hospitality courses offer practical industry experience that sets you up with the experience, confidence and network to work, and get paid while you learn.
When you study Culinary, Tourism or Hospitality Management at Torrens University, you’ll have the opportunity for work experience with highly regarded global organisations here and abroad. You’ll also be able to train at our award-winning student-led restaurant, William Blue Dining, in the heart of Sydney.
At Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School, you’ll gain experience from day one. You’ll also have the opportunity to undertake industry placements with some of the most prestigious hotels in Australia and the world, learning from the best of the best and building key industry relationships. We have also developed industry-leading virtual reality and extended reality to further deepen what’s learned inside the classroom.
Completing my industry placements at two different brands – a resort and five-star hotel – was so beneficial. It allowed me to experience the key differences between them.Ben EveringhamBachelor Of Business (International Hotel and Resort Management), Australia
I got to work in a Michelin-starred restaurant in Lake Como for my industry placement. I really pushed for a position in the restaurant of this hotel as I wanted to be challenged on more than one front.Alex RahmeAssociate Degree of Culinary Management
Joining the Torrens community took this to the next level, as studying at William Blue Dining enabled me to surround myself with likeminded individuals, and learn in an environment that prioritised creativity within the culinary space.Natalie ReidCulinary Management Graduate
Connected to industry
I wanted to find a job that combined customer service and my love for travel, and a job in the travel industry seemed perfect! I was wondering how to make this happen when I saw an advert for Flight Centre Travel Academy and I knew it would be a great opportunity to help me begin an exciting new career.Emma VinceGraduate, Diploma of Travel and Tourism
Through the industry placement program, I secured a position with Tourism Australia. The placement provided me with a broad range of experience and skills and demonstrated just how diverse the tourism industry really is.Brett JelfsUndergraduate, Bachelor of Business (Tourism Management)
After graduating, I worked in a lot of hotels in Melbourne and throughout Europe. I loved the intimate guest experience of connecting with people.Emma FlickHotel Management Graduate
Simulated hotel experience
Industry-connected Hospitality academics
Our academics are still active in all facets of hospitality, so you know you’re learning skills and knowledge that will prepare you for your future career.
Learning facilitator for Culinary and Hospitality Management
Stephen has more than 30 years’ experience in the hospitality industry with senior operational roles at both hoteland corporate office levels. Alongside his role as learning facilitator at Torrens University, he is currently the senior lead of global support at leading global commerce company Shopify. His experience across all facets of hospitality and business means his teaching is current and relevant to industry best practice.Adriana Gruber
Learning Facilitator, Hotel Management
Adriana is the Front Office Manager at Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School.Backed by a Bachelor of Arts, she ran a school in her native Brazil where she taught English and Spanish as second languages. Following this, she travelled and lived in Europe for many years where she discovered a passion for the world of hospitality. After moving to Australia in 2012, she continued to work in various front office hospitality positions before deciding to combine her two careers. She completed a Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching, then progressed to a Masters in Education (Innovation and Change), both through Torrens University. She brings her valuable expertise in both hospitality and education to her role at BMIHMS.