School of Tourism and Hospitality STH

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School of Tourism and Hospitality (STH)


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STH Annual Report


Welcome to STH 
The School of Tourism and Hospitality (STH) in the College of Business and Economics. A vibrant, multicultural and dynamic School in the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the University is alive down to its African roots, and well-prepared for its role in actualizing the potential that higher education holds for the continent's development. The phenomenal success story of the University is one that has surprised critics and won over sceptics. The STH has a rich tourism and hospitality heritage that extends as far back as 1969. The STH takes pride in combining 50 years of experience in tertiary education to produce graduates who are revered for their skills, competencies and dynamic attributes. Our programmes motivate students in becoming creative and innovative individuals. 
Ranked number 1 in Africa, in the QS rankings for Hospitality and Leisure Studies (2018), the STH is Africa’s leading tertiary institution in the field of Tourism and Hospitality. Globally, the STH is ranked 20th out of 100 Tourism and Hospitality Schools. Furthermore, the STH has an impressive list of alumni who have achieved recognition both locally and internationally. At the STH, students are offered the opportunity of implementing theory into practice and to gain valuable hospitality experiences at our state of the art training facilities. We also offer a platform for students to showcase their culinary and food and beverage expertise though banqueting, conferencing and fine-dining experiences offered at STH venues which are open to the public. 
Why study at STH
This is why you should choose STH for your Tourism and/or Hospitality qualification