Glion Institute of Higher Education in 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, students have a range of artistic, cultural and entertainment choices available outside of studying.
For more information on our campuses and what to expect when you come to Glion, please read through our Pre-Arrival and Campus Guide 2018.
Your gateway to London in a big university
At Glion London, you will enjoy a dynamic UK university experience while you receive Glion’s renowned Swiss hospitality education. The campus is located on the grounds of the University of Roehampton, only 40 minutes by public transportation to the center of London.
Why study hospitality in London?
London is an ideal place to study hospitality due to its thriving tourism industry and business culture that encourages innovation and start-ups. Located in a newly refurbished building on the grounds of the University of Roehampton, the Glion London campus offers a modern, yet cozy student life setting, and easy access to everything a student could want to experience in this big, metropolitan city.
Fact and facilities
- Established in 2013
- 150 Glion Students
- 6 Classrooms
- Coffee Shop and Common Room
- UoR has 10,000 Students of 140 Nationalities
Stay fit and active
- Glion London Football Team
- Team Sports (Non-Competitive Only)
- Gym Available for £25 Per Month – Many Dance and Yoga Classes, Gymnastics and Martial Arts
An Entertainment Capital: London is one of the most entertaining cities on the planet with some 250 festivals & 17,000 music performances every year and 200 theatre shows offered every night.
The London Lifestyle: Accessible by public transportation (approx. 45 minutes), London’s dynamic city center offers infinite attractions for students: iconic hotels and restaurants, bars and night clubs, shopping districts and markets, museums and cultural events, and the list goes on.
A Big University Campus: Glion London students enjoy 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: Amidst 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 the same things. 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 and see what the Glion London student life looks like.
Discover the various activities and opportunities offered through the University of Roehampton, read about Glion London students internship stories, and find out what’s going on on campus.
With many contributors (students, faculty, alumni…) fresh articles are posted weekly. So come back often for the latest Glion stories!
‘I chose Glion because of the way my friends who were studying here were describing it. They made me realize that Glion is more than an institution and it becomes a lifestyle to those experiencing Glion Spirit. As I saw all the progress and changes they made, 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