We strive to ensure that the time of study at SWISSAM becomes interesting and useful for our students, both professionally and personally. We try to involve our students in the most interesting events of the city.
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We strive to ensure that the time of study at our university becomes interesting and useful for our students both professionally and personally. We try to involve our students in the most interesting events in the life of the city, and we also organize events within the framework of the School.
SWISSAM University organizes open door days, open classes, hosts One Day Student and educational exhibitions for anyone who wants to get to know the life of institution. In addition, master classes, meetings and lectures with experienced professionals are organized. University also takes part in the international competitions, organizes parties and excursions for the students.
Career Days are held for our students annually by SWISSAM Academic Department. The event attracts a considerable amount of representatives from the city's Hospitality Industry. Recruitment specialists and the heads of HoReCa enterprises deliver information on internship opportunities and currently available vacancies. Prospective candidates meet their potential employers right in the campus of SWISSAM.
Admissions Office on the 2nd, where students can ask any questions
Student computer rooms
Library (with the most recent books on culinary, the famous autobiography of personalities in the field of hotel business, who have changed culture of hospitality)
Spacious dining room with reasonable prices
Coffee shop on the ground floor
Huge kitchen with the latest equipment
Excellent teaching staff: teachers and students are trying to create a very friendly atmosphere
Lectures are held in small groups, which allows each student get the attention needed and better understand the material
Modern approach in teaching foreign languages
Each month famous restaurateurs and hoteliers held guest lectures
Open master-classes with chefs, where students learn to cook the most trendy dishes of different cuisines. Each participant is provided with all the necessary products, working place with professional kitchen appliances. Students create their own set menu that allows them to feel like a real chef.
Holidays student parties are organized throughout the year (Halloween, New year, Thanksgiving Day, various cultural dinners at SWISSAM)
Only for 6000 ruble/month students get access to the swimming pool and fitness center at Solo Sokos Hotel Palace Bridge hotel (Saint-Petersburg)
Special rate tickets to Mariinsky Theater
Fitness center & swimming pool
The cooperation of SWISSAM business school with the industry leading enterprises of the city is diverse and goes beyond exclusively academic studies. Students and graduates of SWISSAM University are given the opportunity to visit the SPA center and fitness club at Solo Sokos Hotel Palace Bridge on Vasilyevsky Island at a corporate rate.
This fitness center is the largest one in the city center of St. Petersburg. It's a well-equipped SPA complex with 6 pools, 8 saunas and much more. Sokos offered students unique conditions for unlimited visits at a corporate rate, making a healthy lifestyle financially affordable.
Where our student come from
The doors of SWISSAM University are open to anyone who wants to build a career in the service and culinary arts industry, become a successful manager, an excellent chef or start their own business. Common interests and goals unite people from different parts of Russia and other countries of the world here in SWISSAM, and create a unique multicultural atmosphere of learning and student life. Undoubtedly, such an atmosphere contributes to broadening one's horizons and personal growth, and also prepares students for working with foreign guests both in their own country and abroad.
Life in Saint-Petersburg
The following information on the links listed below is intended to help our students adjust to living comfortably in a new city and to assist them with their study courses and practical training:
St. Petersburg, the home for SWISSAM Hospitality Business School is not only the cultural center of Russia and Europe, it is also the largest student city in Russia, boasting a host of attractions and facilities for young people. An active student life provides a myriad of opportunities for various hobbies and pastimes, as well as potential countless occasions to show your strengths and talents.
How do you spend your time-off in a useful and enjoyable way? For anyone who is looking for reasonable enjoyment, intellectual entertainment and the genuine pleasure of doing something new, we suggest that you look at these popular and useful resources: