Stenden South Africa:
Stenden South Africa located in Port Alfred in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, is a private higher educational institution offering a three year Bachelor of Commerce degree program in Hospitality Management and a four year Bachelor of Business Administration Disaster Management degree. Stenden South Africa is a satellite campus of Stenden University which is in Leeuwarden, Holland, together with the other satellite campuses in Thailand, Bali and Qatar.
Stenden South Africa is the leading Higher Education Service Studies Institute in South Africa, producing value driven and value oriented graduates to perform exemplary leadership roles in industry, locally and internationally.
Why postpone going abroad until after graduation? Have you ever wanted to combine your studies with your travel plans? Well now you can! The Grand Tour allows you to combine studying with traveling. Being enrolled at Stenden South Africa gives you the opportunity to study in Europe, the Middle East or Asia.
Stenden South Africa provides accommodation on campus, subject to availability. Most rooms are en suite, have ample living and studying space, and equipped to guarantee comfortable living. Single and double accommodation is available. As there is not enough accommodation on campus for all students, Stenden SA also provides accommodation off campus to students. This accommodation is within walking distance of the campus and features similar levels of comfort and security as the on-campus accommodation. There are small lounges available for small groups that can be used. During functions the large public lounge / restaurant will be used.
Stenden South Africa uses a unique teaching technique known as Problem Based Learning (PBL). PBL involves a blend of lectures and self study, where students are tasked with solving a carefully chosen real life industry-related problem. Individually researched solutions are presented to the group under the guidance of a lecturer. Groups are small, usually 15 students, allowing a more personal learning experience. As a teaching and learning strategy, PBL helps develop critical thinking and creative skills, improves problem-solving skills, increases motivation and helps students transfer knowledge gained to new situations.
Hospitality Management students are able to travel while they study! Grand Tour allows students to study at any of our international campus sites: The Netherlands, Bali, Qatar or Thailand.
- Event Management
- Cruise Management
Stenden South Africa is located in Port Alfred in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. Port Alfred is situated on the eastern seaboard half-way between the larger cities of Port Elizabeth and East London.
The BBA Disaster Management degree is the first of it's kind and provides students with professional and practical skills combined with a multi-disciplinary academic approach. In their third year of study students will have an opportunity to pursue a specialisation, which could be any of the following:
- Peace building and conflict resolution
- Community building and risk / vulnerability reduction
- Food security in Africa
- International protocol and diplomacy
- Climate change, severe weather, extreme events and disasters
The closely associated fields of disaster management and disaster risk reduction are growing exponentially and this qualification enables the student to extend his / her skills beyond just the immediate relief and recovery environment during industrial placement. Students will be exposed to the whole disaster management cycle, from prevention and mitigation, assessment of risk and vulnerability, to response, relief and recovery from disaster impacts.
The range of careers include:
- International agencies (including the United Nations, Red Cross, Red Crescent),
- National, regional and local governments,
- The security and risk management industries,
- Emergency management,
- Community Relief Organisations
- Agricultural and climate-related organisations,
- Environmental consultancies
Work Integrated Learning is very important and students are exposed to various placements in organisations within the field of disaster management. The entire curriculum is infused with a strong awareness around climate change and the effects that this will have on human populations. The link between environment and people is emphasised throughout.
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|Address: 1 Grand Street, Port Alfred, Eastern Cape , South Africa|
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