Date of release: Friday, May 12, 2017

Business SchoolCareer prospects for Greenwich students have received a boost now that the university has become a member of the Institute of Hospitality.

Students – and especially those studying for degrees in Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism – can look forward to benefitting from the resources and career benefits offered by the industry's professional body.

Dr Maria Gebbels, Lecturer in Hospitality Management at Greenwich, says: "The university is proud to have joined the Institute of Hospitality's Education Membership Scheme. This membership, which is free for students, will give them access to valuable industry resources and contribute toward their academic and professional journey.

"At Greenwich, we are devoted to helping students move into high-quality, graduate-level jobs, which will be further enhanced through the scheme by bringing students into contact with hospitality industry professionals through the mentoring scheme and networking events."

The Institute of Hospitality is the global professional body for individual hospitality managers and aspiring managers. It has been promoting education and professional development in hospitality, leisure and tourism for more than 75 years.

There are over 70 academic institutions taking part in the scheme, both in the UK and worldwide. Full details and a list of Education Membership Scheme (EMS) participants can be found at https://www.instituteofhospitality.org/ems/education-membership

To find out more about studying with the university's Business School: email courseinfo@greenwich.ac.uk or call 020 8331 9000.

The Department of Marketing, Events & Tourism runs a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes.

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