The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM) has celebrated its 13th graduation ceremony at Jumeirah Emirates Towers.
The academy is one of the world’s leading hospitality business management schools and an integral part of the global luxury hotel company, Jumeirah Group. This year the academy was ranked amongst the top ten best hospitality schools in the world by the prestigious global education research company, Education.com.
Judy Hou, managing director, said: “With every batch of graduates we celebrate, we also celebrate the achievement of Dubai’s vision to be the travel, hospitality and tourism hub and making the UAE a diversified economic power in the region, and internationally. We are proud of our graduates as they become industry leaders, dedicated to serve and improve the community they work and live in.
“In their pursuit of excellence, our students and graduates have cemented EAHM as the top 10 hotel management school in the world and our reputation as a center of excellence. This is what the institution was created to do, and this is what we are accomplishing. Our students, and our graduates, continuously impress us with their drive and ambition, and we look forward to hearing about their future achievements.”
During 2017 a total of 78 students from 30 different countries received their degrees from EAHM. Of those graduates, 70 have completed undergraduate degrees and 8 have completed postgraduate degrees. Graduates of EAHM find excellent professional placement opportunities achieving a 96% employment rate within the first six months after graduation. There are now more than 700 alumni working across the globe in the hospitality sector and beyond.