Category Student Life

Glion students race for charity at Lausanne Marathon

Organized twice a year, the Lausanne 10K marathon is a public race which sees thousands of people from across Switzerland take part. Thus, the Glion Charity Committee encouraged some of our Glion students to take part and run for a good cause. Our student ambassador, Master’s student Nicholas Angelo Di Matteo, wrote this blog detailing the event. Marathon preparation The road ahead for the marathon is tough. Therefore, our students ensure they’re

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Students Given Key Advice on Campus Health and Safety Day

On Wednesday 18 October, students at our Bulle campus were given valuable advice and information on safety. With the rise in car accidents in Switzerland, the increase in sexually transmitted diseases and various difficulties in health insurance abroad, students need to be aware of the threats and how to avoid them. The importance of striking a good work / life balance was also discussed, as well as ways to stay

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Lessons in event management from the Matterhorn Ultraks

On August 25th and 26th Glion students in the event management program worked as volunteers at the Matterhorn Ultraks event in Zermatt. They headed up to this famous mountain ski resort to lend a hand in the set-up and organization of the event, which attracted 2,400 participants this year. The Ultraks is a two-day trail running event with different races including a vertical race, kids race, and the 16, 32

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15 Fun Examples of Glion Student Life

Life at Glion is anything but ordinary, it tends to lean towards the extraordinary. Our students like to take the best elements from the world’s most dynamic industries –hospitality, tourism, events, and sports — and bring them to life on and off-campus. Here are some examples of things that students do pretty much every semester, that’s every six months, if you can believe it. Holi Montreux May 20, 2017 –

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Student life in Switzerland – Typical Events on Campus

Life in Switzerland consistently ranks among the best in the world for the quality of life and happiest citizens. It’s a country that offers an ideal mix of beautiful settings on the outside, and fun, culturally rich activities and individuals on the inside… just like Glion Institute of Higher Education. On the Glion and Bulle campuses of GIHE in Switzerland, our students lead a close-knit community life that enriches their studies

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