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MEET THE GLION AMBASSADORS

The role of Student Ambassadors

Glion Student Ambassadors volunteer for this position and they are chosen every semester for their qualities as exemplary citizens in the Glion student community. They commit to represent the values and standards of Glion on and off-campus and provide valuable insights and assistance for events and information channels.

Besides sharing and enhancing the Glion Spirit, these students also bring new ideas and manage many projects, the most recent one being the “Humans of Glion” campaign that you can download here.
They will be happy to answer your questions about Glion programs, internships, classes and student life. Get in touch with them today.

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Adina Barlybayeva

Adina Barlybayeva

Campus Life Leader

Nationality: Kazakh
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“One of the reasons why I am proud to be part of Glion is that it is giving me the great opportunity to gain experience. This will facilitate my development and help me build an outstanding personality, while giving me a strong foundation for succeeding in my future career.”

Alanoud Alourfi

Alanoud Alourfi

Marketing Ambassador

Nationality: Saudi
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“As someone who enjoys the finer things in life, I have found myself making my way towards Glion. I find joy in dancing, traveling, and making those around me happy.”

Andrina Novak

Andrina Novak

Marketing Ambassador

Nationality: Croatian
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“I chose Glion for the range of different nationalities and cultures. We are lucky to be studying with students from almost 100 countries which gives us the opportunity to be part of an international family!”

Axelle Océane Cergneux

Axelle Océane Cergneux

Campus Life Leader

Nationality: Swiss
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“I chose Glion for the amazing number of different nationalities and cultures. In my spare time, I enjoy horse-riding and practicing a lot of different sports such as swimming, running and yoga.”

Carla Martinesi

Carla Martinesi

Career & Internship Ambassador

Nationality: Swiss
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“I chose Glion because of its international recognition and the great internship program that it provides. In my spare time, I love taking photos and exploring new countries!”

Daria Glazunova

Daria Glazunova

Welfare Ambassador

Nationality: Russian
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“You must be a change you want to see in the world.”

Eliana Spatar

Eliana Spatar

Marketing Ambassador

Nationality: Ukranian
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“I knew that choice of university was vital for my future career, so I am happy that now I can clearly see that Glion was a right decision for me. It gave me the opportunity to discover cultural diversity, establish connections, gain world recognition and realize my objectives. While my career is very important to me, I am also a person who combines love for creativity and passion about sports and extreme.”

Fatemeh Ahmadzadeh

Fatemeh Ahmadzadeh

Career & Internship Ambassador

Nationality: Iranian
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“I chose Glion because of its reputation and the diverse internship program it provides.”

Hannah Oi Ling Wan

Hannah Oi Ling Wan

Welfare Ambassador

Nationality: Hong Kong Chinese
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“I chose Glion because of the exceptional quality of the students, as well as the professionalism of the teachers. Its global network gave me the possibility to connect with great people wherever life lead me, which is very important for me as I am passionate about travelling. I also enjoy reading and writing in my free time.”

Julia Baeck

Julia Baeck

Welfare Ambassador

Nationality: German
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“I believe that the outstanding education in Glion and studying, as well as living, within this cultural diversity, will not only teach us important skills for our future careers, but will guide and support us to find our very own and best path in life.”

Kaylee Bui

Kaylee Bui

Marketing Ambassador

Nationality: Vietnamese
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“The reputation of Glion in hospitality industry has brought me here, my second home. It gives me the opportunity to meet new people, to share experiences and to learn different cultures. Out of classes, I love traveling around and taking photographs to save memories.”

Leopold Menegalli

Leopold Menegalli

Marketing Ambassador

Nationality: Swiss
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“Studying at Glion is an amazing opportunity to get in touch with people from all around the world and acquire the right knowledge to face an international career. I enjoy traveling, hanging out with my friends and organizing events and parties.”

Marzhan Urkumbayeva

Marzhan Urkumbayeva

Campus Life Leader

Nationality: Kazakh
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“Book worm, known among students as Rapunzel, I am an active jazz signer in Arts Committee and a very involved member of Glion community.”

Maximilian Gallasch

Maximilian Gallasch

Campus Life Leader

Nationality: German
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“I enjoy spending time with my friends and skiing in winter, but I am also passionate about traveling, starting new adventures and challenging myself. I decided to study in Glion for its outstanding international reputation, high academic standards and unique multi-cultural environment.”

Nicole Srisakulchawala

Nicole Srisakulchawala

Marketing Ambassador

Nationality: Thai
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“Glion is not just any ordinary university, it is a creative environment that offers endless possibilities of making each of our passions come alive. A place with vast, diverse groups of vibrant people from all over the world willing to become well-rounded individuals with many capabilities within the field of this grand adventure known as the world of hospitality. This is the reason why Glion captivated me.”

Payton Toscano

Payton Toscano

Marketing Ambassador

Nationality: American
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“Coming from an International city has helped broaden my horizons and seek more opportunities outside the United States. Glion’s diversity and well-known reputation made me choose Switzerland as my study destination. Outside of studies, I am passionate about fitness including treading, boxing and cycling. I also love photography, music, and traveling.”

Philippe Vrecko

Philippe Vrecko

Marketing Ambassador

Nationality: French
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“Having lived for 11 years in Asia (respectively in Japan, Thailand and South Korea), I decided to do my first internship at The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong as a Guest Relations Trainee, but then go to Paris and do a second one as a Corporate and Luxury Sales Trainee at the Global Sales Office for Marriott International. I have chosen Glion because it teaches us to get involved with a host of cultures in a spirit of family which makes it very unique. Besides hospitality, I am passionate about cinema, tennis and vintage cars.”

Pierre Leonard

Pierre Leonard

Campus Life Leader

Nationality: French
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“I chose Glion because of its excellent international reputation that will help me build a successful career in the future. When I am not studying, I enjoy basketball and american football, and am a big NBA and NFL fan.”

Sarah Estefanadolphs

Sarah Estefanadolphs

Marketing Ambassador

Nationality: Colombian
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“I chose Glion for its event program and its international leading position. Being involved in different types of arts, photography and traveling are some of the activities I enjoy doing during my free time.”

Sofiya Pugachyova

Sofiya Pugachyova

Marketing Ambassador

Nationality: Kazakh
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“A creative soul, an aesthete, a horse lover and a fun foodie seeking to learn, grow and help others. Glion spirit makes it real! The diverse environment I was raised in makes Glion feel like a home for me. East or West – Glion is best!”

Suyeon Kim

Suyeon Kim

Welfare Ambassador

Nationality: Korean
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“I chose Glion in order to achieve a globally recognized degree, leading me to an international career.”

Valentina Barbiero

Valentina Barbiero

Marketing Ambassador

Nationality: Italian
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“Being interested in the ever-growing hospitality industry, I chose Glion to help me develop my communication and teamwork skills. I’ve also found a new amazing family here that always encourages its memebrs to give their best. I will always be grateful for this opportunity!”

Yang Zhan

Yang Zhan

Campus Life Leader

Nationality: Chinese
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“Traveling and playing badminton are my two favourite hobbies, but I also love learning about other cultures which is the main reason why I joined the diverse Glion family!”

Glion campus

Charlotte Knauf

Charlotte Knauf

Student Ambassador

Nationality: French/German
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“I’m really pleased to be part of Glion’s Student Ambassadors team. I like to think of myself as a reliable and open-minded person.”

Clare Randle

Clare Randle

Student Ambassador

Nationality: Argentinian/British
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“My passion for hospitality dates back to my childhood. I’m so pleased to be part of the Student Ambassadors team, where I believe I can represent our school in the best way possible.”

Flávia Roberto Da Cruz Carvalho

Flávia Roberto Da Cruz Carvalho

Student Ambassador

Nationality: Brazilian
Program: MSc in International Hospitality Business

About

“The hospitality industry always caught my attention and it is definitely the place for me. At Glion, I have embraced every opportunity to challenge myself with great enthusiasm.”

Kamilla Minnullina

Kamilla Minnullina

Student Ambassador

Nationality: Russian
Program: MSc in International Hospitality Business

About

“Delighted to represent Russia on the Glion campus Student Ambassadors team. I like to think of myself as a highly motivated and diligent individual, with a keen eye for detail.”

Karam Kaboudi

Karam Kaboudi

Student Ambassador

Nationality: Tunisian
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“I’m proud to be Glion’s only Tunisian and Arabic Student Ambassador! Please don’t hesitate to get in touch and ask me any questions.”

Khaila Prasser

Khaila Prasser

Student Ambassador

Nationality: Australie/Philippines
Program: MSc in International Hospitality Business

About

“I’m a passionate enthusiast for culture, innovation, sustainability and progressive trends. Glad to be part of the Glion Student Ambassadors team.”

Herbert Jones

Herbert Jones

Student Ambassador

Nationality: Gambian
Program: Dual MBA/MSc in International Hospitality Business

About

“Hospitality is truly my passion. I look forward to being a decision maker in the industry and ensuring that more lives are positively impacted from the industry through proper CSR and sustainability efforts.””

Joy Pean

Joy Pean

Student Ambassador

Nationality: French
Program: MSc in International Hospitality Business

About

“A key quotation for me is: ‘life is about making an impact, not making an income’ attributed to the author and entrepreneur Kevin Kruse.”

Jules Privat

Jules Privat

Student Ambassador

Nationality: French
Program: MSc in International Hospitality Business

About

“I’m currently studying for my Master’s degree in International Hospitality Business. I consider myself to be a dynamic and passionate student.”

Matthieu Laurens

Matthieu Laurens

Student Ambassador

Nationality: French
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“Studying in Glion is not just about studying hospitality. It’s also like joining a huge family, which will follow you all over the world. I am very glad to be part of that family.”

Nelli-Anna Kontodimou Psalida

Nelli-Anna Kontodimou Psalida

Student Ambassador

Nationality: Greek
Program: MSc in International Hospitality Business

About

“Although my recent work experience has been in banking, my passion has always been for hospitality. Studying at Glion is my bridge to my future endeavors in this exciting industry.”

Radhika Nijhawan

Radhika Nijhawan

Student Ambassador

Nationality: Indian
Program: MSc in International Hospitality Business

About

“I’m currently studying for my Master’s degree at Glion. I look forward to bringing my talents in communication and management, as well as my enthusiasm and creativity, to the Student Ambassadors team.”

Santiago de Greiff Correa

Santiago de Greiff Correa

Student Ambassador

Nationality: Colombian
Program: MSc in International Hospitality Business

About

“I joined Glion because I have a life-long passion for helping and serving. I’m also driven by the idea that, no matter where you are or what you do, it’s the people who make things work.”

Stephanie Joun

Stephanie Joun

Student Ambassador

Nationality: Lebanese
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“I am currently studying for my Master’s degree in International Hospitality Business at Glion. In my free time I paint, dance Kizomba, and practice Mixed Martial Arts.”

Tor-Bjørn Hylland

Tor-Bjørn Hylland

Student Ambassador

Nationality: Norwegian
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“What I love about the world of hospitality is that it is an ever-changing workplace – never the same challenge twice. I chose Glion for the talented teachers and committed students.”

Xinyu Fan

Xinyu Fan

Student Ambassador

Nationality: Chinese
Program: MSc in International Hospitality Business

About

“I chose Glion to study for my Master’s degree in International Hospitality Business. I’m delighted to be part of the Student Ambassadors team.”

London Campus

Oriane Chauvet-Morel

Oriane Chauvet-Morel

Nationality: France
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“A smily and friendly face, foodie, I also enjoy cooking for my friends and explore London city. I choose Glion because of my passion for travelling and my dream of an international career. And I think Glion will help me to achieve my goal.”

Matthew Canei

Matthew Canei

Nationality: Belgium
Program: MSc in International Hospitality Business

About

“Having travelled all my life, and having a great ease and pleasure talking in public and dealing with people, Hospitality Management & Glion were an obvious choice for me. Glion’s rich, diverse network and environment bring the best out of yourself and everyone. Passionate about traveling and event organization! An important quote for me to live by : “Being local, worldwide””

Ahn-Jade Bao

Ahn-Jade Bao

Nationality: France
Program: MSc in International Hospitality Business

About

“My parents are from 2 different countries in Asia, however I was born and raised in Paris, with the mix of Asian Culture and French Education. They gave me the passion of traveling around the world and discovering different cultures and places. This is the reason why I chose Glion. I knew I would find the opportunity to progress in a unique multi-cultural environment, with the notoriety of an international leading structure. Glion will give me the chance to acquire the knowledge I need to find my way to an international career. As important as my future is, the love of cooking Vietnamese’s dishes that my mum taught me is as much important. When I have free time, I try to travel as much as I can.”

Victoria Merret

Victoria Merret

Nationality: France
Program: MSc in International Hospitality Business

About

“I chose a career in luxury hospitality by passion. I value the precision and the high quality of service that this sector requires. I am now extremely proud of being part of the Glion family and participate in one of the best program in the world.”

Virginia Viglione

Virginia Viglione

Nationality: Italy
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“I like travelling, animals and food. I chose hospitality cause I’d like to have a job that allows me to travel. “

Chloe Petit

Chloe Petit

Nationality: France
Program: MSc in International Hospitality Business

About

“Hello, my name is Chloé and I am from Paris. I’m currently in Master at Glion. I chose Glion because of the reputation and network of the school, as well as the program they offer.  I am passionate about organizing events, holidays, parties, dinners and many other things. I also really like meeting new people and discovering different nationalities to enlarge my knowledge about the world. So I’m thinking about working in events later or guest relations. Personal Quote: “If not us, who? If not now, when?””

Orianne Begon

Orianne Begon

Nationality: France
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“I’m a dynamic person with a strong passion for travelling and sport. I chose Glion for its unique family spirit and opportunity to build a strong international network for a successful career. My future career objective would be to become a Hotel Manager of an worldwide luxurious company.”

Theresa Schieck

Theresa Schieck

Nationality: Germany
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“Already receiving help for finding a one-month internship before starting university made me realize that I made the right decision when choosing Glion due to its extensive alumni network and excellent reputation. However, upon arrival, the Glion campus exceeded my expectations in many ways; providing its students with a passionate and creative environment that gives us the space to surpass ourselves and become true hospitality professionals while being part of a family.”

Anna Pluzhnikova

Anna Pluzhnikova

Nationality: Russia
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“I chose Glion because it is offering a unique experience of being surrounded among diverse cultures and nationalities. It is also a perfect place for me to develop my communication and teamwork skills, to meet new interesting people and build my professional network in Hospitality industry! “

Magdalena Laffontan

Magdalena Laffontan

Nationality: France
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“My name is Magdalena and I’m from Biarritz in France. I’m passionate about food, especially fine-dining cuisine. I am someone seeking for excellence, and for me Glion is the perfect place to grow up and develop ourselves as leaders in hospitality, within a family spirit. I strongly believe Glion will allow us to built an international career, giving us all the opportunities we need, while practicing our real passion.  I also enjoy playing tennis, golf and skiing when I’m not working or exploring this incredible city that is London!”

Marre Figge

Marre Figge

Nationality: Netherlands
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“I’m Marre Figge, 19 years old and I’m from the Netherlands. I choose to study hospitality because I like to travel, to be in contact with people and different cultures. I have been working in F&B since was 16 years old and I fell in love with it, therefore I decided I wanted to learn more about this industry. I choose Glion because of it’s unique spirit, the international vision of the school and the opportunity’s they give us.  I enjoy horse riding, going to the gym and being with my friends and family.”

Nidhi Jain

Nidhi Jain

Nationality: India
Program: MSc in International Hospitality Business

About

“I enjoy travelling, extreme sports, spending time with my family and friends and cultural variations fascinate me. I chose Glion as it is highly ranked, accredited and globally well known for it’s Swiss hospitality education. The work and effort that every member of Glion team puts in to make student’s experience unique is appreciative. “

Valentine Beilouni

Valentine Beilouni

Nationality: France
Program: MSc in International Hospitality Business

About

“Thanks to Glion I have learned that “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.””

Dan Nevati Frayhof

Dan Nevati Frayhof

Nationality: Israel/ Poland
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“First things first – I am obsessed with my dog. I am 21 years old, was born in Colombia but graduated high school in Los Angeles. I really enjoy fashion, and I have a passion for natural wine.”

Hannah Tatam

Hannah Tatam

Nationality: Germany
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“Coming from a diverse background I have always been interested in other cultures. Glion has always been my first choice as it not only offers an outstanding education but also a very diverse student community. I’ve always had a passion for travelling and food and therefore hope to combine my interests for health and nutrition with travelling in the hospitality world. I see Glion as a unique opportunity in order to pursue my dreams.”

Barchyn Kazakbaeva

Barchyn Kazakbaeva

Nationality: Kyrgystan
Program: MSc in International Hospitality Business

About

“I’ve  seen the part of the World before , but I want to be part the professional Word which Glion  guaranties to give, also I want to enjoy my student time.”

Charlotte Kerjean

Charlotte Kerjean

Nationality: France
Program: BBA in International Hospitality Business

About

“Thanks to the international education we have in Glion, I have lived in four different countries in the last two years. Before starting Glion, I heard about “Glion family”, and today, I experimented it. I have friends from all around the world.”

Romane Serrano

Romane Serrano

Nationality: France
Program: MSc in International Hospitality Business

About

“I have always been passionate by the hospitality industry, so I knew Glion was the right path for me in order to work in the best hotels. And I am not regretting my choice! I already met so many interesting people from all around the world, passionate as I am. In Glion I feel like I am really being part of a big family!”

Mauro Fortunato

Mauro Fortunato

Nationality: Italy
Program: MSc in International Hospitality Business

About

“After my Bachelor’s degree in Foreign Culture I wanted to change for  a more dynamic field, Glion was the best choice for me because it gave me the opportunity to combine a international environment with very high quality teaching. It also opened up many possibilities for the future in different businesses. In the spare time I like to do outside activities and sport, one of my many passions is theatre and here in London it is the perfect place to be for cultural actvities.”