William Blue College of Hospitality Management
Introduction to William Blue College of Hospitality Management
William Blue was the first hospitality management college established in Sydney.
Since 1989 we have helped thousands of students become industry professionals and over the years we have continued to adapt our courses and update our facilities to reflect the changing needs of the hospitality industry. Our students receive practical training and graduates are ready to have global careers with world-class hotel and hospitality brands or even launch their own successful businesses.
GWilliam Blue College of Hospitality Management is part of Think Education which is part of Laureate International Universities (LIU).
Today, the school attracts talented undergraduate, postgraduate and graduate students from almost 90 countries.
William Blue is a recognised Higher Education Provider, and is fully recognised within the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) and governed by TEQSA, the national regulator. All William Blue vocational education qualifications are recognised within the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) and governed by ASQA, the Australian national regulator.
In addition, William Blue’s close industry links ensure that your William Blue qualification is highly respected within the hospitality industry.
WILLIAM BLUE IS ONE OF AUSTRALIA’S MOST RESPECTED AND RECOGNISED HOSPITALITY COLLEGES
We partner with Australia, and the world’s leading companies including Disney International, Merivale Group, Hilton Worldwide, The Star, InterContinental Hotels Group, Shangri-La Hotel And Club Med Resorts.
Association of Australian Hotel Schools (AAHS)
William Blue is a founding member of the AAHS, which is dedicated to excellence in the field of Hotel and Tourism Management Education. Studying at an AAHS institution will ensure that you are adequately prepared for the challenges and demands of this dynamic industry.
Australian Hotel Association (AHA)
William Blue is proud to be a Bronze Partner of the AHA, the leading authority on hospitality and tourism issues with Government and Industry. The AHA represents 8500 pub style and three, four and five-star accommodation hotels throughout Australia.
The Tourism Industry Council NSW (TICNSW)
William Blue is a proud member of The Tourism Industry Council NSW (TICNSW), which is the peak tourism industry organisation in NSW and represents some 7,000 industry operators across the State. Formed in 2001, TICNSW aims to help the tourism industry in NSW remain the number one tourism destination in Australia and is primarily an advocate for all companies with an interest in tourism. It works with government, industry and community stakeholders to boost investment, employment and promotional opportunities for tourism throughout the State.
International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE)
THE-ICE is an international accreditation and quality assurance agency, originally seed-funded by the Australian Federal Government from 2004-2008. William Blue is an Accredited Member of THE-ICE and all courses have been quality assessed and accredited by THE-ICE in meeting THE-ICE Standards of Excellence.
EUHOFA International Association of Hotel Schools
William Blue is a proud member of EUHOFA International, the International Association of the world’s best hotel schools. In 1955 a group of hotel school directors in Germany, Austria and Switzerland decided to create an organization of hotel and tourism schools with the highest standards in the world. Now, the label ‘Member of EUHOFA International’ is your guarantee that everything that William Blue does is designed to produce graduates who will succeed in the global hospitality industry.
William Blue College of Hospitality Management, Sydney Campus
Located just a few minutes’ walk from Circular Quay, our new Sydney Campus opened in February 2015 and is fitted out with state- of-the-art facilities and modern open plan teaching spaces. As part of Laureate International Universities Australia, William Blue students share the campus with students from Torrens University Australia, contributing to a vibrant learning community on campus. The campus is located right on Sydney Harbour, overlooking the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House.
William Blue College of Hospitality Management, Brisbane Campus
Located high on the cliffs in Fortitude Valley overlooking the Brisbane River is our Brisbane campus, which opened its doors in August 2014.
The campus offers the latest in state-of-the-art teaching facilities while incorporating abundant natural light, breathtaking views of the river, Story Bridge and Brisbane CBD. This campus has been carefully designed to provide an inspirational and productive learning environment for students to achieve highly in their coursework.
As part of Laureate International Universities Australia, joining William Blue on campus are students from Torrens University Australia and students from other Think Education colleges – promising a large and diverse student community.
Fortitude Valley is a vibrant and exciting part of inner city Brisbane. Bordered by Brisbane’s central business district, the Brisbane River and Victoria Park, Fortitude Valley is also a premier shopping, entertainment and arts district rich with culture.
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