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Visiting Scholar

Prof Keith Hollinshead, Professor of Public Culture, Tourism Studies – The Luton Business School of the University of Bedfordshire was invited to the Australian School of Tourism and Hotel Management, Perth, Western Australia during his recent trip to Australia. During his short stay in Perth Keith met Ms Angelique Fransen, Chief Executive Officer, Western Australian Indigenous Tourism Operators (WAITOC) and discussed about their operations, current issues faced by the association and the future of WAITOC, on Wednesday 5th March 2008. On the same day he also met Robert Clifford and Dan Mossenson at the Perth Convention Centre after having lunch at the Parmelia Hilton, Perth which was organized by Anne McLean, Director of Human Resources, Parmelia Hilton Perth.

Keith’s guest lecture on the topic “Tourism and Meaning Production; The Madeness and Hereness of Places” was welcomed by the Events Management students of ASTHM, studying for the Southern Cross University bachelor degree. Next day, Keith was accompanied to Yanchep National Park by John Collins, Indigenous Tourism Manager, Tourism WA before meeting the academic staff members of ASTHM. On Friday, Keith had an early morning meeting with Ms Christine McLean, Perth Convention Bureau before his visit to Kings Park Education/ Visitor Centre and the Aboriginal Art Gallery. Keith also presented a lecture at Kings Park Authority premises to SCU students in Tourism Theories and Practices unit and selected industry participants. His presentation topic was “Tourism and the Projection of Indigenous Australia; the Marketing of Received and Lived Aboriginal Realities”.
International scholars such as Prof Keith Hollinsead, it is expected will contribute more and more to the tourism education and tourism industry in Australia and with this in mind, the Australian School of Tourism and Hotel Management has invited Prof Keith Hollinshead to visit ASTHM and impart his knowledge to its students and staff members during his trip in 2009.

Cookery Students

Do you need extra tuition?
Do you need to catch up on Re-assessments?

Extra theory tutoring is available on Fridays from 10.00 – 12.00.

Extra Practical tutoring is available on Fridays from 8.00 – 13.00.

Bookings for extra tuition must be made with CHEF MAX and BRUCE one week in advance.

There are also new opportunities to catch up on any outstanding units that need to be re-assessed. (It doesn’t matter what unit!)

You can now do practical re-assessments fortnightly on Fridays with the first available date the 09.05.2008 and every 2 weeks until the end of term.

Bookings for practical re-assessments need to be booked one week in advance through Student Services using the normal procedures.

Dates throughout the term for Re-assessments are as follows


IMPORTANT NOTICE: New Final Qualification Rules

Commencing 17 July 2006, ASTHM introduced a change in the structure of courses as per the requirements of the endorsed Hospitality and Tourism Training Package (THH02) and Training Accreditation Council, under the Australian Quality Training Framework.

Students enrolled under the new final qualification rules since this date can now only enrol in, and therefore are only able to receive a Certificate and Record of Achievement for, their final qualification, once they have successfully completed their studies and have met all course requirements.

Please note, students who have changed their enrolment or who re-enrol after the 17 July 2006, will be re-enrolled under the new final qualification rules, and therefore will only receive the final qualification in which they enrol.

ASTHM celebrates becoming the first full private education member of the International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE)

The International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE) is an Australian government initiative that establishes and profiles outstanding capability in this field.

THE-ICE delivers excellence in tourism and hospitality education to international markets (via collaboration with governments, education institutions, tourism organisations and industry), and to international students (via the endorsement and profiling of member programs).

As a business unit of the Sustainable Tourism Cooperative Research Centre (STCRC), the world’s largest travel and tourism research centre, THE-ICE is chaired by Sir Frank Moore (STCRC Chairman) and directed by Dr. Perry Hobson.

THE-ICE has an independent Advisory Council comprising some of Australia’s leading tourism and hospitality academics and industry experts.

The centre undertakes international development programs that include:
• Benchmarking world’s best practice in tourism and hospitality education
• Tourism and hospitality education development via an International Panel of Experts
comprising academics from UK, US, Switzerland, Hong Kong and key representatives
from the NGO sector and industry.
• Commercialisation of intellectual property relating to excellence in tourism and
hospitality education
• Strategic consulting on the development of tourism and hospitality education
• Funding of Scholarships, Travel Grants and Visiting Scholar Programs
• Education and professional development tours and training programs

The Australian School of Tourism and Hotel Management is pleased to have all of the following courses endorsed by the International Centre of Excellence for Tourism and Hospitality Education Excellence.

1.     Certificate III in Hospitality (Operations)
    Certificate IV in Hospitality (Supervision)
    Diploma of Hospitality Management
    Certificate III in Tourism (Operations)
    Certificate III in Tourism (Visitor Information Services)
    Certificate III in Tourism (International Retail Travel Sales)
    Certificate IV in Tourism (Sales and Marketing)
    Certificate IV in Tourism (Operations)
    Diploma of Tourism (Operations Management)
  Diploma of Tourism (Marketing and Product Development)
  Certificate III in Meetings and Events
  Diploma of Event Management
  Certificate II in Hospitality (Kitchen Operations)
  Certificate III in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery)
  Certificate III in Hospitality (Patisserie)
  Advanced Diploma of Tourism Management
  Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
  Bachelor of Business in Hotel and Resort Management
  Bachelor of Business in Convention and Event Tourism Management
  Graduate Certificate in Hotel Administration


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