School of Tourism and Hospitality STH

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School of Tourism and Hospitality (STH)

The University of Johannesburg’s School of Tourism and Hospitality (STH) in the Faculty of Management, its mission and vision is to develop sought after, future-fit leaders who create legacies. Given the number of highly successful alumni who have graduated from the STH and who have indeed created legacies in the tourism and hospitality industry, both nationally and internationally, our passion is our reality.
The STH takes great pride in combining rich traditions of more than 40 years of experience and higher quality education. Our graduates are known for their skills, competencies, knowledge and attributes, allowing them to excel in the tourism and hospitality sector, one of the most dramatic growth industries in South Africa and globally. Our national and international partners also provide opportunities for deserving candidates.
Why Study at STH:
  • STH in the Faculty of Management at UJ is an established, leading and credible institution.
  • STH offers recognised, exceptional higher education qualifications, by providing varied tourism and hospitality qualifications.
  • UJ is a Comprehensive University in South Africa that offers both vocational diplomas and degrees with articulation from undergraduate B Tech degrees into post graduate aca+ demic qualifications, including a Masters and a PhD (when entry requirements are met for the specific qualifications).
  • Undergraduate qualifications (diplomas and degrees) articulate into postgraduate academic programmes.
  • STH offers bursary support for eligible applicants.
  • Work integrated learning opportunities are part of the undergraduate curriculum of the diploma courses, ensuring applied technical and professional competencies when entering the workplace.
  • STH combines more than 40 years of heritage and industry networks that are well established.
  • State of the art training facilities that allow students to gain valuable hospitality experiences.
  • STH facilities, in addition, offer a platform for students to showcase their culinary and food and beverage expertise through banqueting, conferencing and fine-dining experiences offered at STH venues, which are open to the public.
  • National and international partnerships, providing excellent career prospects for students.