School of Hospitality and Tourism Management

Highlights

Welcome to the School

The School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (SHTM) is a leading centre for research and teaching.
Our rankings:

  • 1st: Guardian University Guide 2018 
  • 1st: Complete University Guide 2018
  • 5th: QS World University Rankings
  • 5th: Centre for World University Rankings
  • 6th: ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2017

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Centre for Research and Enterprise

Learn more about the Centre for Research and Enterprise, which was established by the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management to provide an access point for our research and enterprise activities.

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Professional Development and Executive Education

The Centre for Research and Enterprise offers open and bespoke executive education programmes to meet the demand for industry-specific learning and development.

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Who we work with

We pride ourselves on our extensive connections with industry and government – helped by our proximity to London and location in the thriving economy of the South East.

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Research seminars

Watch recordings of our weekly reasearch seminar series.

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Lakeside Restaurant and Coffee Shop

Whether it's a leisurely meeting with friends, a quick bite to eat or an important business engagement, Lakeside is the ideal venue.

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Short course in Hotel Revenue Management

The School is taking registrations for its next short course in Hotel Revenue Management and Forecasting, delivered in partnership with SnapShot and STR, to take place on the 16-18 May 2017 in Guildford.

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Our alumni

Since running our first tourism programme over 40 years ago, we have seen over 8,000 students graduate from the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management.

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PhD studentship

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) Studentship Competition is now open for an October 2018 start. These studentships are available for high quality home/EU and international candidates.

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Featured news and events

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Meet the Digital Lab

The Digital Visitor Economy research group uses cutting edge technology to increase the theoretical knowledge base with regards to understanding consumer behaviour in the context of tourism, hospitality and events.

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Xavier Font on Sustainable Tourism

By telling tourists what not to do when it comes to sustainability the desire for them to do exactly that increases. Xavier talks about that, related topics and how to actually motivate tourists to be sustainable. 

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A stimulating Think Tank on Collaborative Economy

School of Hospitality and Tourism Management hosts an inspiring Think Tank exploring the future of Collaborative Economy 

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Who we work with

The University of Surrey is proud to partner with Sun Yat-sen Business School (SYSBS), Sun Yat-sen University in China to provide a dual degree programme which offers many benefits to SYSBS students. The partnership brings together two distinguished institutions, both leaders in the study of tourism in their respective countries.