"I chose a placement at the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) in London because of the important economic impact research it carries out, demonstrating the industry’s global value."
Jason Vickers and Zuzana Polakova, current students at the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, feature in a film about working at the Savoy in London. A five star hotel filled with heritage, the Savoy is steeped in tradition but remains at the cutting edge of innovative hospitality
96.9 per cent of graduates in work or further study, according to official figures.
The majority of our students have the opportunity to take part in our Professional Training placement programme. This means a Surrey degree will normally last four years.
Fees during your Professional Training placement year are substantially reduced. For students from lower income households, this fee is waived entirely.
Most students on our Professional Training placement (PTP) programme are paid a salary by their employers, which is a valuable source of income during their time at Surrey. For those who are on an unpaid placement, we have a fund to ensure they receive some financial support during their placement year.
My experience on placement has been invaluable and given me so much confidence. I have developed practical skills that allow me to add value to my organisation and I have established excellent networks to support my future.