Throughout 2016, Glion students came out in force to support the efforts of the Glion Charity Committee (GCC), attending events and making donations to help the committee achieve their fund-raising goals. This semester, the GCC collected funds for the Sumba Hospitality Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by a Glion alumna that provides vocational hospitality courses for local children to support the growth of sustainable tourism, and for ShareADream, a foundation that connects NGOs
This years’ Euro2016 by UEFA was the largest to-date as an estimated 2.4 million spectators filled the stadiums across France with over 4 million people visiting the 10 Host City Fan Zones, and attendance is not the only thing that’s grown. The economic and social impacts of international sports events continue to deepen and diversify, creating new opportunities for businesses and career opportunities in the event, sport and entertainment industries.
The news is out: Glion’s Event, Sport and Entertainment Management program is now being offered at Glion London. Since it began in Switzerland in 2001, the ESE program has come a long way. It started out as a Sports Management program, when Glion still had a campus in the tiny mountain community of Leysin, and the students on the program wore blue track suits instead of business attire. In 2007,
Name: Evalynn Yiwen ENG Nationality: Singaporean Age: 26 Program: Post Graduate Higher Diploma in Events, Sports and Entertainment Management Applied Learning: Project Factory & Restaurant and Kitchen Background before Glion: Bachelor Degree in National University of Singapore, Management Associate in Super Bean Pte Ltd, Singapore Internship: Events Intern, The Working Capitol (Keong Saik) Pte Ltd, Singapore, Jul – Dec 2015 (6 months) 1. What was your experience like at
International sports events and federations present excellent career opportunities for people who have the right skills. But these highly sought-after positions don’t just require skills in sports management or event management, they require both. The students of the Event Sport and Entertainment (ESE) management programs at Glion Institute of Higher Education have experienced this overlapping area of demands first-hand. From their experiences, we learn that their “hard skills” in sports