KLMUC in keeping up with the real world
KLMUC’s Faculty of Hospitality, Tourism and Wellness hosts the ‘Trending, Lifestyle and Beyond’
KUALA LUMPUR: Keeping true to its core philosophy of ‘real world practice’, the Faculty of Hospitality, Tourism and Wellness of Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan University College (KLMUC) hosted its ‘Trending, Lifestyle and Beyond’ event in culmination of all student and faculty activities.
The event was officiated by Tourism Malaysia deputy director general (advertising and digital) Datuk Sri Abdul Khani Daud, various industry players and KLMUC vice chancellor Mohamad Kamal Nawawi.
An MoU signing ceremony also took place between KLMUC and International Management Institute of Switzerland in cementing KLMUC’s belief of providing an all-round education, and to establish strong bonds with industry partners as well as international institutions.
“With the advent of modern technology, our lives have become seamlessly integrated, this encompasses all aspects of modern lifestyle – from work, leisure, food, health and travel, the industry is met with a competitive demand. We instil in our students the need to keep up with this dynamic landscape so they are better prepared when they enter the ‘Real World,’ said Mohamad Kamal.
Keeping its promise to maintain its relevancy in the ‘Real World,’ to its students, various competitions synonymous to the Faculty of Hospitality, Tourism and Wellness were also held prior to the event.
This included competitions for tourism, events, pastry arts, culinary, hospitality, and wellness, in which each of the respective winners were awarded during the event. Credits were also given to students from the Faculty of Design and Creativity who assisted in producing the video montage, which exhibited all faculty highlights and student activities.
The event also saw the branding of renowned local celebrity chef, Adu Amran as KLMUC’s official icon, which is part of the institution’s commitment to nurture its students with the expertise and tutelage by industry professionals.
“I am proud to say that KLMUC is also celebrating its 10th year anniversary this year, and this milestone proves that our institution has come a long way since its humble beginnings. Through similar events like these, KLMUC is well recognised amongst industry partners and international institutions, which includes the Vincent Pol University in Lublin, Merci Culinary, Triways Travel Network and Istana Hotel etc. This puts us on the map of affordable higher learning,” added Mohamad Kamal.
Currently, the Faculty of Hospitality, Tourism and Wellness offers Bachelor programmes for Hotel and Restaurant Management, and Tourism Management, and Diploma programmes which emphasize strongly on vocational skills in, Culinary Arts, Pastry Arts, Event Management, Tourism Management and Physiotherapy.
For more information, please visit: www.klmuc.edu.my.