Blue Mountains Open Day | BMIHMS Student | Large
Saturday 2 October, online at 11am - 12pm (AEST)

Discover how world-class training at Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School at Torrens University (BMIHMS) can lead you to a successful career in hotel management. Hear from our academics about our industry placements around the world with leading brands, including Shangri-La, Hilton Hotels & Resorts and many more. Get a taste of what it’s like to study at the number-one hotel management school in the Asia-Pacific.

What to expect at Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School's Virtual Open Day

See our guest speakers

Join BMIHMS Virtual Open Day and hear from an incredible line up of past students, industry leaders and inspirational speakers.
BMIHMS Virtual Open Day Speaker Assoc Prof Simon Pawson
Assoc Prof Simon Pawson
Online

Associate Dean of Hospitality

Teaching for 15 years, Simon is an academic leader and researcher with two decades’ of experience. His areas of interest include business, marketing, strategic management, social/environmental justice and sustainable tourism. Simon has been an active researcher and social advocate in Cambodia since 2002 and is currently the Associate Dean of Hospitality, Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School and Torrens University Australia.

BMIHMS Virtual Open Day Speaker Laura Wiersma
Laura Wiersma
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Marketing Manager, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

Laura’s hospitality journey kicked off when she undertook industry placements at Marriott Resort and Spa in Surfers Paradise and Melbourne’s Sheraton. From food and beverage to guest services, Laura’s extensive knowledge of the hotel industry secured her a role at Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, where she is now a marketing manager.

BMIHMS Virtual Open Day Speaker Benjamin Salter
Benjamin Salter
Online

Director of Distribution Systems, ACCOR

With a career spanning three decades, Ben’s passion for hospitality has seen him progress from entry-level positions to management roles, in areas including catering, event management, operations and more. The BMIHMS alumnus now oversees more than 400 hotels across the Pacific as Director of Distribution Systems for Accor.

Events Open Day Speaker Greg Alexander

Greg Alexander
Ultimo


Australian former professional rugby league footballer

Greg is an NRL legend, captaining the Penrith Panthers to their first championship in 1991. Since retiring, he has forged a successful career as a broadcaster and presenter.

As a proud partner of the Panthers, Torrens University is delighted to welcome Greg to Open Day to share his knowledge with the next generation of people leaders and managers.

Events Open Day Speaker Lisa Walsh

Lisa Walsh
Ultimo


Program Director, Counselling & Community Services

Lisa is a qualified teacher and psychologist. She has taught in high schools and at university level in the areas of psychology, counselling and community services. Working in public and private hospitals as a case manager and a psychologist Lisa facilitated group therapy and supported those with acute mental health conditions.

Events Open Day Speaker Lucy Zelic

Lucy Zelić
Ultimo


SBS Sports Presenter

Lucy Zelić is the host of SBS's soccer coverage, including the World Cup and Champions League broadcasts. After graduating with a Bachelor of Journalism & Sports Business, Lucy joined SBS in 2013.

Join Lucy as she discusses public speaking and presenting at our upcoming Open Day.

Register today

Join us for Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School Virtual Open Day, register via the link below.

Register now

 

  • Melbourne: 10:30am - 1pm (AEST)
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    All faculties
    196 Flinders Street,
    Melbourne

Explore the program

* Please note program is subject to change

Segment Session
Segment 1 Why study at Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School
Find out what to expect at the top hotel management school in the Asia-Pacific from Associate Dean of Hospitality, Associate Professor Simon Pawson.
Segment 2 Discover our simulated hotel campus
Learn about our simulated hotel environment, where students live, work and study in our state-of-the-art facilities and vibrant social spaces.
Segment 3 An exciting future ahead for the hotel industry
Wondering if hospitality will give you a rewarding career? Industry Consultant and Success Coach at BMIHMS Gareth Mayo shares the growing opportunities available and how we help set students up to thrive in the industry. Hear from two of our students on their Industry Placement experiences.
Segment 4 Discover what’s unique about our bachelor’s program
From our immersive campus to our industry experts, find out why studying at BMIHMS puts you ahead of the rest. Meet your future academics and learn about the 1200 hours of industry experience you’ll complete.
Segment 5 Everything you need to know as a high school student
What does the transition from high school to BMIHMS involve? Hear from one of our Course and Careers Advisor on what to expect. They’ll cover the top 5 things you need to know, including study options, entry requirements and campus life.
Segment 6 Accelerate your career with our master’s program
Gain the skills you need to step into senior roles in hotel management. Meet your industry-expert lecturers and learn about the skills you’ll learn in the classroom.
Segment 7 Meet Sophie Seeger, a Senior Learning Facilitator
Find out how BMIHMS sets you up for a successful career in the hotel industry. Hear from one of our many industry-connected learning facilitators about their experience and how they bring their industry experience into the classroom.
Segment 8 The future of Hotel Management
Hear from our illustrious alumni on their BMIHMS experiences and how their studies led to exciting careers. Find out where the industry is heading and why now is the perfect time to study.
Segment 9 At-home activity
Grab your family and learn how to make towel animals. It’s a trick of the hotel trade that makes guest experiences extra-special.
Segment 10 Questions
We’ll wrap up with a quick word from our Associate Dean. Now is the time to ask any questions you may have about getting started with us. We look forward to helping you.

How to get there?

Leura campus
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General Enquiries: +61 2 9307 4600
Current Students: +61 2 9307 4633
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1 Chambers Road
Leura, NSW 2780

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Student Services hours:
Mon to Fri: 8am–4pm except during Christmas break

Plan your day

Use the map below to help you plan your Hospitality Open Day adventure.

  • Sydney
  • Melbourne
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Ultimo campus
46 – 52 Mountain Street, Ultimo
 
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10:30am – 3pm AEST
Sydney Program
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Flinders Street campus
196 Flinders Street, Melbourne
 
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10:30am – 1pm AEST
Melbourne Program

Why study with us?

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