13.11.19 | ICHM News

Skills Match

With only 2% of its 2019 graduates looking for work, ICHM can confidently lay claim to providing work-ready graduates that the hotel industry wants.  
06.11.19 | ICHM Graduate Story

Saha Botanica

Hazel Toutounji is another graduate who has succeeded in a completely different field, as a clinical nutritionist and owner of an organic tea brand.
30.10.19 | ICHM News

I-PASS at ICHM

ICHM introduced a pilot Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) program last semester. It was found to be a great success, and it is set to continue.
22.10.19 | ICHM News

Third worldwide

Congratulations to Wen Hao Liang who took out third prize in the 4th International Day of Action Against Contract Cheating Student Poster Contest.
15.10.19 | ICHM Events

Premier Opens Career Expo

The Premier of South Australia the Hon Steven Marshall MP officially opened the ICHM Career Expo on 10 October.
26.09.19 | On Course E-newsletter

From the Chief Executive

I am delighted but not surprised by the QILT results, with the survey showing that students believe ICHM has the highest teaching standards of all of Australia’s hotels schools coupled with  outstanding facilities.  
20.09.19 | ICHM Graduate Story

In Writing

Based in Los Angeles with a business as a calligrapher and lettering artist, graduate Kylie Yoshida’s career has taken some interesting turns.
12.09.19 | ICHM News

Fantastic Result

ICHM first years have achieved a pass rate of 90% in ICHM’s first Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) level one exam.
07.09.19 | On Course E-newsletter, ICHM Events

Event Highlights Semester 2 2019

End of Course Ceremony 31 May, Course Commencement Ceremony 19 July and Graduation Ceremony 7 September
06.09.19 | ICHM Graduate Story

Crown Centric

General Manager of Perth’s Crown Metropol and Crown Promenade, alumnus Anthony Mauro was on campus recently taking part in a Q&A session with students. 
04.09.19 | ICHM News

New Academic Board Appointments

Two new members on ICHM’s Academic Board bring industry insight, direct experience, and expertise in program and academic development.   
22.08.19 | ICHM News

New Hotels for Adelaide

New hotels for Adelaide mean the strong demand for trained workers will continue! 
13.08.19 | ICHM News

Future Snapshot

It won’t be on until 2022, but that’s when ICHM will make the move to Lot Fourteen, a creation and innovation neighbourhood in the city. 
05.08.19 | ICHM News

Study Ambassador

From Kolkata, India, Adele Xavier is a first for ICHM in winning a StudyAdelaide India Student Ambassador award. 
01.08.19 | ICHM News

Major Moves

Natalie Simmons will step - at least for now - into the top job as ICHM’s Chief Executive, and Dr George Brown formally takes on the role as Principal.  
17.07.19 | ICHM News

SHA Branding Refresh

The Swiss Hotel Association (SHA) has taken on a new look with a refresh of its brand image and a completely new digital platform. 
08.07.19 | ICHM News

Fine Pairing

ICHM’s wine program is being taken to a new level through a partnership with TAFESA an Approved Program Provider for the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), UK. 
05.07.19 | ICHM Graduate Story

Life in Luxury

Graduate Callum Farnell has been at the helm of some of New Zealand’s top luxury lodges amidst some knock-your-socks-off scenery.  
13.06.19 | ICHM Graduate Story

SOL Sisiters

Graduate Amy McWaters is Chief Operating Officer at Australia’s leading online gift provider SOL Group, with websites The Hamper Emporium and Gifts Australia. 
27.05.19 | ICHM News

Joint Venture

A Memorandum of Cooperation between ICHM and two universities in Taiwan and Mainland China herald a new era of cooperation. 
22.05.19 | ICHM Graduate Story

Rochfort Distillery

To think Rochfort is to think Tessa, ICHM’s Careers Counsellor extraordinaire. But now there’s a prize-winning whisky attached to the family name. 
18.05.19 | ICHM Graduate Story

An Asset

From senior roles at InterContinental Singapore, graduate Paavan Patel has joined the owning company as Assistant Vice President - Asset Management. 
14.05.19 | ICHM Graduate Story

Sharp As

Graduate Sonia Vickers is Regional Revenue Manager for TFE Hotels in Victoria and was on campus to share here expertise with students.
07.05.19 | ICHM News

Students Name ICHM Australia’s Top Hotel School

The Adelaide based International College of Hotel Management (ICHM) has been named the best hotel and hospitality school in Australia for the quality of its student experience according to the leading national Student Experience Survey (SES).
12.04.19 | ICHM Graduate Story

Krieg on Campus

On a flying visit from Bangkok, graduate General Manager Benjamin Krieg says he genuinely enjoys returning to ICHM and interacting with students.
27.03.19 | On Course E-newsletter, ICHM Graduate Story

Ritz-Carlton Comeback

US hotel giant Marriott International is bringing The Ritz-Carlton brand back to Australia, and graduate Angela Wong is on the ground in Perth.
20.03.19 | On Course E-newsletter, ICHM News

In Train

Student Bidhya Poudel is living the dream since coming to Australia in January 2018.
19.03.19 | OnCourse, ICHM News

Role Model

ICHM was fortunate to have Paul Town on campus on 19th March, with the graduate’s presentation ranging from casino operations to startups.
10.03.19 | On Course E-newsletter, ICHM Graduate Story

Business Interest

Graduate Ang Sherpa has long held an interest in business and hospitality, and the graduate is now happily in Adelaide and immersed in both.
05.03.19 | On Course E-newsletter, ICHM News

Swiss Visit

ICHM’s ‘Swissness’ gained high praise from Patrick Wille, Honorary Consul of Switzerland, on campus with Bernadette Hunkeler Brown, Consul General of Switzerland. 
01.03.19 | On Course E-newsletter, ICHM News

From the Chief Executive

Wow! It is great when the Australian Government and the South Australian Government come up with a strategy that is good for ICHM students and graduates.
26.02.19 | On Course E-newsletter, ICHM News, ICHM Graduate Story

Power Couple

'If the number of hotels in the pipeline are not screaming opportunity, then you’re not listening’, says IHG’s Pavithran Nambiar and Mardi Sparrow.
25.02.19 | ICHM Graduate Story

All Sewn Up

Graduate Estelle Barnes’ career took a new turn in 2016 when she put a range of designer children’s wear on the market.
20.02.19 | ICHM Graduate Story

Placement to Employment

Similar to many other graduates, Nepalese Gaurab Ghimire earned his first full-time position from his final industry placement.
15.02.19 | On Course E-newsletter, ICHM News

Animal Encounter

ICHM’s Course Commencement Ceremony for its 53rd intake was held at a venue of a completely different kind - the Adelaide Zoo.
05.02.19 | ICHM Graduate Story

Nepalese Numbers

It began in 2008 when Manoj Shrestha came to ICHM for 4th Year. Since then more than 50 Nepalese have followed in his path. 
24.01.19 | OnCourse, ICHM News

Captains of Industry

Jason McGowan is one of ICHM’s graduate General Managers, and serves on the college’s 21-member Graduate in Industry International Advisory Committee. 
18.01.19 | OnCourse, ICHM News

World First

Graduate David Utshink has been headhunted from Doma Hotels to work on Project Wing, a world first for product delivery via a drone.
04.01.19 | ICHM News

2019 Scholarships

ICHM has awarded seven scholarships in 2019, with each applicant scoring highly on a written application and panel interview.
17.12.18 | ICHM News

Vow Master

Derek Milligan is ICHM’s Director Student & Industry Engagement and a little less known as a marriage celebrant.
03.12.18 | ICHM News

Indigenous Scholarship

Ken Abrook is the recipient of the inaugural Indigenous scholarship, a partnership with ICHM, Bridging the Gap Foundation and Accor Hotels. 
29.11.18 | ICHM News

Congratulations Aimee!

Graduate Aimee Standring was awarded second runner-up in the 2018 AICR’s Australia Best Receptionist of the Year competition.
23.11.18 | ICHM News

Adelaide Alumni Event

Around 30 graduates gathered in the East End of Adelaide for a Charles Darwin University/ICHM alumni event to celebrate collaborative works.
18.11.18 | ICHM News

Last Hoorah

The fun of the International Food Fair is followed by a week of serious study in the lead up to exams. 
16.11.18 | ICHM News

Masters Milestone

At End of Course on 16 November, ICHM celebrated students’ academic achievement, especially the groundbreakers who have completed the first semester of the new Masters Degree.
14.11.18 | ICHM News

Another graduate GM!

Korean alumni Seung Youn Choi has been appointed General Manager at the Best Western HarborPark Hotel Incheon Seoul, South Korea.
24.10.18 | OnCourse, ICHM News

Home Advantage

Exciting job opportunities ahead! This was the message to students from SKYCITY Adelaide’s Cameron Tannock and ICHM graduate Michael Neal.
08.10.18 | OnCourse

From the Chief Executive

Undoubtedly, there is no other industry in the world quite like hospitality for opening up so many bright possibilities. And at ICHM our focus is to make sure our students are positioned to make the most of them, through providing a learning environment that reflects an industry for which change is as unrelenting as it is fast paced.  
08.10.18 | OnCourse

Doing Us Proud

ICHM now has three GMs in Adelaide: Justin McConnell, Next Hotels & Resorts; Tim Newell, Atura Adelaide Airport; and Bodelle Francis, Ibis Adelaide.
04.10.18 | OnCourse, ICHM News

Next Generation

First year Georgie Lehmann’s mother Nicki Lehmann (nee Wittenberg) was a student at ICHM, which makes Georgie an ICHM ‘first'. 
28.09.18 | OnCourse, ICHM News

Memory Lane

Graduate Natasha DuPlessis, Hotel Manager - Mercure and Ibis Brisbane took students on a trip down memory lane when on campus on 25th September. 
18.09.18 | OnCourse, ICHM News

Graduation: Celebration

On behalf of ICHM, the Minister for Industry and Skills David Pisoni conferred degrees upon graduands of 18 different nationalities spanning six continents.
06.09.18 | OnCourse, ICHM News

High Spirits

The venue may have been different, but the high spirits of new and returning students remained the same at this semester’s Course Commencement.
20.08.18 | OnCourse, ICHM News

Online Unplugged

Digital disruption expert Dr Peter O’Connor was on campus to bring clarity to the fast developing and complex hotel online distribution landscape.
17.08.18 | OnCourse, ICHM News

In Harmony

Graduate Alesha Brewer has a career with wellbeing in mind after a 10-month stint on luxury cruise ship, Harmony of the Seas.
02.07.18 | OnCourse

From the Chief Executive

While we usually publish On Course twice a year, we decided that we should publish a July edition, firstly to acknowledge Dr Ian Whyte stepping down from his position as Principal, and secondly to let graduates and others know about the launch of our new Master of International Hotel Management (Swiss Hotel Association).
16.06.18 | OnCourse

GM Rise

ICHM congratulates graduate Benjamin Krieg who has been appointed Area General Manager Thailand – Midscale and Economy Brands at AccorHotels. 
12.06.18 | OnCourse

Acknowledging Ian Whyte

The legacy of Dr Ian Whyte will be forever woven into the culture of ICHM, in particular through the catchphrase: network, network, network!
05.06.18 | OnCourse

International Food Fair

World Plated Laughter and intention filled the kitchen as students worked their way through the creation on an internationally inspired feast on 3 June at Regency International House.
01.06.18 | OnCourse, ICHM News

End Of Course

End of Course, held in the Lipman Hall at Regency International House, is the least formal of events in ICHM’s calendar.  
31.05.18 | OnCourse

Six Stars

Degree alumni Carlijne Mouthaan made it into her university’s ‘Walkway of Fame’ in the Netherlands.
25.05.18 | ICHM News

Line Drawn

ICHM’s Director Administration Roger Stevens retires after 13 years’ overseeing Finance, Administration, Admissions and Human Resources. Natalie Simmons steps into the role.
27.04.18 | OnCourse

High Praise

Accor’s Rochelle Choyna says she loves seeing students at Career Fair, as they are driven in their careers and present well.
24.04.18 | OnCourse

Game Changer

Delaware North flew Naomi Ryan to the Gold Coast for the closeout of the Commonwealth Games, where she worked in Human Resources.
22.03.18 | OnCourse

No common man

General Manager Common Man Coffee Roasters, Singapore-based Matthew (Matt) McLauchlan is the first graduate to visit campus this semester to speak to students. 
23.02.18 | OnCourse

From the Chief Executive

Looking for Work? Not ICHM graduates!  As evidence shows, we are clearly doing a good job in preparing our students for the workplace.
21.02.18 | OnCourse

Event Highlights

ICHM has three foremost ceremonies in its calendar of events: End of Course and Course Commencement, held each semester; and Graduation, held annually. 
02.02.18 | OnCourse

Scholarships 2018

ICHM awarded five scholarships in 2018: four went to students from Australia, and one to a student from Christchurch, New Zealand (pictured).
01.12.17 | OnCourse, ICHM News

Stress buster

Lily is a regular visitor to campus during exam time, encouraging students to take a break and lighten up from their studies. 
28.11.17 | OnCourse, ICHM News

Graduate on boards

Graduate Iain Gunn has been appointed to two tourism-related boards: Visit Ballarat and the Accommodation Association of Australia’s Victorian State Advisory Board
21.11.17 | OnCourse

Graduate’s new ground

As Managing Director of Too Build, graduate Ian Wilson was front and centre at this month’s groundbreaking ceremony for Mantra Epping.
06.11.17 | OnCourse

Cactus Kangaroo Island

His studies rounded out by a placement at a world-class luxury resort, Malaysian-born Yen Aun Leow makes an enterprising return to Kangaroo Island.
01.11.17 | OnCourse

2017 Career Fair

There were 25 hotel representatives at this semester’s Career Fair and more than 100 highly motivated students keen to speak to them.
31.10.17 | OnCourse

Dr Whyte to stand down

At General Assembly this week Dr Whyte announced that he has decided on a change of lifestyle, which includes not working full time.
31.10.17 | OnCourse

F&B master returns

Graduate Moon Kang rejoins ICHM following a stellar career, most recently as Food & Beverage Director at the Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney.
27.10.17 | OnCourse

Delivering on promise

Industry guru Mark Keith returned to campus this week to pass on wisdom and insight, focusing on leadership, brand and the unreasonable.
24.10.17 | OnCourse

FoodFest

Momo from Nepal and chicken and pork adobo from Malaysia were just two dishes from 10 countries served up at the international FoodFest.
20.10.17 | OnCourse

#defeatthecheat campaign

ICHM students and staff spoke up and out about contract cheating as part of an International Day of Action Against Contract Cheating. 
22.09.17 | OnCourse, ICHM News

Happy Birthday ICHM!

On 30 September 1992 ICHM was born. Just 120 days later the first intake, 47 students, including four internationals, began the ICHM legend.
22.09.17 | OnCourse

Graduation Ceremony

Graduation ceremonies are always prestigious affairs, but especially so in 2017 as ICHM celebrated the largest graduation ever in its 25-year history.
01.09.17 | OnCourse

Business Background

Sujoy Banerjee’s extensive and global background stands him in good stead as lecturer in Management Practices, Human Resources and Applied Business Communication.
31.08.17 | OnCourse

ICHM TURNS 25

As ICHM gets set to celebrate its 25th anniversary there is a lot to shout about, including an alumni of some 2500 graduates.
25.08.17 | OnCourse

Global Ambitions

ICHM has more than 40 graduates with AccorHotels throughout Australia and in Asia, Canada and South America. A recent flyer profiles seven.
18.08.17 | OnCourse

Financial fundamentals

Lecturer Amir Gholami says he is exactly where he belongs, his qualifications combining with an equally impressive finance/hospitality career.
17.08.17 | OnCourse

AccorHotels

Strength in numbers was just one of the messages in an inspirational presentation by Sarah Derry, Vice President, Talent & Culture AccorHotels Australia.
16.08.17 | OnCourse

It’s Tradition

ICHM has three events locked into its calendar. Each celebrates academic and work placement achievements and provides opportunities to network, network, network.
19.06.17 | OnCourse

CDU on Campus

Charles Darwin University’s Chancellor Neil Balnaves AC (left) and Vice-Chancellor Professor Simon Maddocks visit ICHM’s campus.
09.06.17 | OnCourse, ICHM News

International FoodFest

This semester’s International FoodFest was a culinary coup for ICHM’s Students' Representative Council, contributing to the Little Heroes Foundation.
08.06.17 | OnCourse

New Staff Appointments

Lauren Frater joins the Industry and Career Development department from Ayers Rock Resort and Debra Mules joins Administration as Human Resources Officer. 
31.05.17 | ICHM News

Hotel Management Startup

Starting his own business has been a long-held dream of Paul McMurray and the graduate is turning dream into reality.
10.05.17 | OnCourse

Maturity Speaks

Graduate Adam Brooks is passionate about hospitality and Tasmania. The General Manager for RACT Destinations was on campus sharing his experience with students.
28.03.17 | ICHM News

Island Dream

He built an online presence for Saint Brandon archipelago Mauritius before establishing an adventure tourism business. Graduate Christophe Desmarais is living the dream.
02.03.17 | OnCourse, ICHM News

Graduates Span The Globe

ICHM graduates can be found in more than 100 cities; as this map shows some cities are home to more than 100 graduates.
23.02.17 | OnCourse, ICHM News

Course Commencement Semester 1 2017

In his opening remarks Master of Ceremonies Derek Milligan pointed out that Principal Dr Ian Whyte introduced Course Commencement in 1993, and it has subsequently become a popular fixture in ICHM’s calendar.
23.02.17 | OnCourse, ICHM News

From the Chief Executive

As most readers would be aware, in 1992 our family created ICHM in partnership with the South Australian Government and Swiss Hotel Association.  Over the past 25 years we have worked unceasingly to build ICHM, positioning it as up with the best.  
15.02.17 | OnCourse, ICHM News

GMs Appointed

In 2002 ICHM could count two General Managers among graduates, but recent appointments indicate that the pace is picking up fast. 
31.01.17 | OnCourse, ICHM News

CDU Expands Hospitality Offerings By Acquiring ICHM

Charles Darwin University has acquired ICHM from the founding Lipman family. Chief Executive Gerald Lipman said he was delighted with the development.
24.01.17 | OnCourse, ICHM News

Tourism Boom

The rapid growth in arrivals of overseas visitors and expenditure in hotels in Australia is good news for ICHM students and graduates. 
23.01.17 | OnCourse, ICHM News

Talent Quest

ICHM has been providing talent for integrated hotel, leisure and casino operators since start-up, and this hospitality sector is on a constant quest for top professional talent.
15.12.16 | OnCourse, ICHM News

2017 Scholarships

Four Australian students from 40 applicants have each won $20,000 scholarships to ICHM in 2017, after rating highly in an assignment and interview.
14.09.16 | OnCourse, ICHM News

Graduate on campus

General Manager and Owner of Geronimo Aperitivo Bar and Restaurant in Launceston, Tasmania, Jeremy Kode, was on campus recently to speak to students.
12.09.16 | OnCourse, ICHM News

Graduation Ceremony

3 September 2016 Hilton Adelaide Hotel  
22.08.16 | ICHM News

Full circle

A graduate of the class of ’01, Emily Hosking, has returned to ICHM, adding a wealth of experience to the Industry Placement team.
22.08.16 | ICHM News

A winning reception

Two ICHM graduates took out top prizes at state level in the Best Receptionist of the Year competition, and one came second in Australia.
22.08.16 | OnCourse, ICHM News

Learning Support Officer

Siobhan Lavender could be regarded as tutor-in-residence, having been appointed to this position created to give students a helping hand with their studies.
16.06.16 | OnCourse, ICHM News

To everyone’s tastes

The International FoodFest at Regency International House is a highlight of the Student Representative Council (SRC) calendar, and this semester’s was no exception.
01.06.16 | OnCourse, ICHM News

The right mix

Life and study skills are being given an extra boost with the appointment of counsellor and certified life coach, Renata Wilson.