Glion London School of International Hospitality Business
Study at one of the world’s best hospitality management schools
If you are serious about a career in hospitality, you want to learn and work with the best. Glion London offers the best of both worlds. Not only do you study at Glion, but you also experience the exciting city of London, a thriving metropolis for business, tourism and education.
Glion London opens up extraordinary opportunities for those who aspire to become leaders in hospitality management. Situated in Downshire House – a seventeenth-century mansion – Glion London offers a modern learning environment in a historical setting. Our campus boasts state-of-the-art learning facilities, including outstanding lecture rooms, study areas, social spaces and accommodation. Located just over half an hour away from the West End, you will get to enjoy a range of artistic, cultural and entertainment choices.
Hospitality degrees and courses available at Glion London:
For more information on our campuses and what to expect when you come to Glion, please read through our Pre-Arrival and Campus Guide 2019 »
Swiss Hotel School Quality
Glion London uses the Swiss hotel management education model to ensure the employability and reputation of our graduates.
- 98% of job-seeking students graduating in 2018 had one or multiple job offers by graduation day
- 40+ companies visit the campus every year
- 3.2 internship offers per student
UK University Facilities
Glion London provides a modern British university setting on the grounds of the University of Roehampton (UoR).
- 10,000 students
- 140 nationalities at the University of Roehampton
- 60 student clubs and organizations
London Student Life
Glion London gives you easy access to central London, an ideal setting to learn about luxury hospitality, gain valuable industry insight and experience new trends.
- #1 City for Students in 2018
- 250 Festivals every year
- 41% International students
- 70 Michelin-starred restaurants
- 120+ five-star hotels
Your gateway to London in a big university
At Glion London, you will enjoy a dynamic UK university experience while receiving Glion’s renowned Swiss hospitality education. The campus is located on the grounds of the University of Roehampton (UoR), only 40 minutes by public transportation to the center of London. Our beautiful campus, a historical Grade II-listed Georgian building, was renovated in 2016 to provide a centralized location for Glion London classrooms, faculty offices and administration.
Why study hospitality in London?
London is an ideal place to study hospitality due to its thriving tourism industry, as well as its business culture that encourages innovation and start-ups. The Glion London campus offers a modern yet cozy student life setting, and easy access to restaurants, bars and other cultural hotspots.
An Entertainment Capital
London is one of the most entertaining cities on the planet, with over 250 festivals and 17,000 music performances every year, and 200 theatre shows offered every night.
The London Lifestyle
Accessible by public transportation, London’s dynamic city center offers infinite attractions, including iconic hotels and restaurants, bars and night clubs, shopping districts and markets, museums and cultural events, and much more.
A Big University Campus
Studying at Glion London will give you access to the facilities and services of the University of Roehampton, which includes 60 societies and sports clubs, a fitness center, and many cafes, restaurants, coffee shops, bakeries and stores.
The Glion Family
Amid the bustle of a large UK campus, and the big city life of London, Glion London offers a peaceful, close-knit community of students and faculty who are passionate about hospitality. Industry experts also regularly visit the campus looking to recruit future talent and exchange ideas on upcoming industry trends.
Student life at Glion London
Visit our blog to get a taste of student life at Glion London, including exciting internships, campus life, and the various activities and opportunities we offer. With contributions from students, alumni and faculty, there are always fresh and insightful articles to enjoy.
Fact and facilities
- Established in 2013
- 183 Glion students
- 6 classrooms, Learning and Resource Centre, Quiet Study Zone
- Coffee Shop and London Hub
- Full access to University of Roehampton facilities
Stay fit and active
- Glion London football team
- Team sports (Non-Competitive Only)
- Gym available for £25 per month – including dance and yoga classes, gymnastics and martial arts
Talk to a student
Get to know more about life at Glion from our current students
‘I chose Glion because of how my friends – who were studying here – described it. They made me realize that Glion is more than an institution; it becomes a lifestyle. As I saw the progress and changes my friends were making, I decided to be a part of this institution.’Aghasaf Jabrayilov
How to find us
Glion Institute of Higher Education
London, SW15 4HT
T. +44(0)20 8392 8178
T. +44 (0)208 392 8182