The faculty and staff welcome you to the School of Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management (STHEM), Universiti Utara Malaysia. At STHEM, our purpose is to be a career accelerator for our students and an engine of growth for the local community, our nation, and the world. We are committed to providing excellence in teaching, and research by delivering education that keeps pace with changing industry requirements and society’s progressive developments. We provide the best possible education and training by combining theory and knowledge with practical experiences. Our students gain hands-on experience in the classroom and through industry experience. This experiential learning occurs through a variety of activities such as students in Hospitality degree receive hands-on training in cooking, serving and housekeeping, students are trained to prepare four-course gourmet lunches at D’Hospitality Restaurant, Tourism students are trained using ticketing software such as SABRED and Event degree students are exposed to the various event management to gained experiences to handle their own events.
Our experienced faculty members are experts in their field. By engaging and challenging students to integrate knowledge gained in the classroom with many hands-on opportunities, the faculty helps students develop the technical and leadership skills essential to succeed in the world of tourism and hospitality. Like so many successful alumni, you too will learn the business of tourism and hospitality, and will be well-equipped to excel in any chosen segment of these two industries.
I encourage you to visit us and to meet our academics and staff. We are here to support you throughout your university experience and beyond.
Looking forward to seeing you on campus soon.
Dr. Johan Afendi Ibrahim