How can you handle the pressures of working in a fast-paced industry

  Have you experienced stress or a stressful situation? You would be hard-pressed to find someone who has lived a stress-free existence – it\’s part and parcel of human life…

How can social media influence customers in the hospitality industry?

  Hands up who has a Facebook, Twitter or Instagram account? While we can\’t see you raise your arm, it\’s safe to say that most people in Australia are active…

What else should I add to my study planner?

Download your FREE Weekly Study Planner: HERE Studying is an important part of the learning process. However, sitting at your desk, books open, door shut, isn\’t always the most productive way…

Teamwork, don’t be shy – be flexible and open

Across our three key course areas – Hospitality Management, Event Management and Commercial Cookery – there is a real emphasis on working as part of a team for the greater…

Insight into being a chef in the Australian hospitality industry with Andrew Christie

  Over recent years, the Australian hospitality industry has moved significantly as the baby-boomer generation begin to head towards retirement. What this situation has created is the opportunity for both…

Study tricks for your upcoming HSC exams

There are usually two different kinds of people around exam time – those who are nervous and those who don't want to admit it. Of course, exams draw different emotions…

What are the best networking opportunities for event management students?

Ever heard of the phrase "it's not what you know, but who you know? While you need some form of knowledge base, networks and connections are invaluable in the business world. In…

Why should you study hospitality or event management? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Growing up, there are always a number of reasons why we pursue certain careers. Perhaps we want to follow our parents into their career to take over the family business,…

Kenvale College World Food Festival – all welcome!

  Food is for sharing, celebrating and socialising, and Kenvale College\’s upcoming World Food Festival open day hopes to incorporate all three! Organised for Saturday, September 3 on our campus,…

Fine Food Australia 2016 – what do you need to know?

What do edible gold, raw meat temperature loggers and avocado mousse have in common? It is an interesting question, but one that has a simple answer – Fine Food Australia…

Becoming a chef – Passion for this profession

  If you have a talent and passion for cooking and a desire to serve delicious food to customers, then becoming a chef is the career for you. According to…

Why is attitude so important for your hospitality career?

When it comes to finding employees in the hospitality industry, what do you think employers believe is most important – great skills or a good attitude? While having high quality…