Studying can be hard work – but with the right attitude, it can also be a lot of fun.
Here are five tips for making studying easier so you can achieve your tourism qualification with less stress and more enjoyment.News, Student success, Study inspiration | Leave a reply
“Thank you ITC for opening my eyes to what is out there in the world.”
These are the words of Sarah Collins, an ITC graduate who is now working as a ticket agent in the beautiful alpine town of Jasper in Canada. Set on a lake and surrounded by snowcapped mountains, Jasper is a popular tourism destination renowned for its stunning natural beauty.
“Everything is going so amazing over here!” says Sarah, who has been working in Jasper since May.
“I’m absolutely in love with the town. There are so many New Zealanders and Australians here so I don’t feel far from home.”
We caught up with Sarah to learn more about her exciting Canadian adventure and to get some tips for future ITC graduates looking to pursue an international career.News, Student success, Study inspiration | Leave a reply
Do you love to travel? Are you a ‘people person’? Are you passionate about New Zealand?
If you’re nodding ‘yes’, then a career in New Zealand’s growing tourism industry could be your calling – and ITC has just the qualification to help you get there.
The New Zealand Certificate in Tourism with a Strand in Tourism and Travel Level 3 is a comprehensive introduction to the tourism industry.News, Student success, Study inspiration | Leave a reply
Did you know that ITC has two dedicated Employment Consultants whose job is to help you find work?
Sarndra Stephens and Catherine Alder are committed to helping ITC students (past and present) gain employment in the airline, travel and tourism industry.
Whether you are looking for work experience while you study, your first job after graduating, or your third or fourth job opportunity since leaving ITC, Sarndra and Cathy can help.
They know about the latest airline, travel and tourism jobs and can assist you with preparing for an interview and making an excellent first impression (once you have your CV ready).
Here are some tips for making the most of this incredible service.News, Student success, Study inspiration | Leave a reply
Just a few months ago, Sharon Beardsmore was working as a waitress at Denny’s while she saved for the trip of a lifetime.
Now, Sharon is living and working at Disney World in Orlando, Florida – a childhood dream come true.
We caught up with Sharon just before she left to Disney to learn about her studies at ITC, her passion for travel, and what the future has in store.News, Student success | Tagged Disney Cultural Exchange Program, Disney World, Student success | Leave a reply
Two ITC students recently attended the Discussing Tourism event in Auckland on 27 July.
Talei Halofaki and Justine Tai both received special invitations to attend the event after they were nominated by their tutor, Kirsten Leith, for their excellent standard of work and passion and enthusiasm for working in the tourism industry.
Kirsten accompanied the students to the event, which was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in central Auckland.In the Community, News, Student success | Leave a reply
Every year, the International Travel College holds a glamorous graduation ceremony at the Langham Hotel in Auckland. This special event is a chance to celebrate every new ITC graduate – and it’s always a night to remember.
This year, the ceremony was held on the evening of Friday 21st July. The theme was ‘Your Culture’, where everyone dressed up as something from their own country. As always, everyone made an amazing effort – the array of colours and costumes was nothing short of spectacular.
Here are some highlights from the evening.News, Student success | Tagged Graduation | Leave a reply
Last month, ITC received the exciting news that 14 talented graduates have been accepted to participate in the Disney Cultural Exchange Program.
The graduates are heading to Disney World in August to live and work at the amazing Disney Resort, where they’ll gain valuable work experience and meet other exchange participants from around the world.
Today, the College put on a special Disney Morning Tea to celebrate.News, Student success | Tagged Disney World, Student success | Leave a reply
Do you love going to the airport? Are you the first person to volunteer to pick up or drop off travelling friends and relatives? Would you love to work as a check-in agent, baggage handler, or customer service assistant? Or, let’s be honest, you’d happily take any job – as long as it’s at the airport?
If you’re thinking “yes! Tell me more!”, then you’ll love the New Zealand Certificate in Tourism with a Strand in Aviation (Level 3).Airline, News, Student success, Study inspiration | Tagged Airport, Aviation, level 3 | Leave a reply
It’s been an amazing year for Shania Wheatley. In mid-2016, she packed her bags and moved from Hamilton to Auckland to study tourism at the International Travel College – and she hasn’t looked back.
Since arriving in Auckland, she’s graduated with a Level 4 tourism qualification, landed a job in the cruise ship industry, and been accepted into the Disney Cultural Exchange Program.
“Moving from Hamilton was a hard decision. Living on my own, working, and studying at the same time was a challenge – but it was well worth it,” says Shania.News, Student success |