William Blue College of Hospitality Management at Torrens University Australia (TUA) is a leading Australian private hospitality college offering bachelor degrees, associate degrees and diploma courses that specialise in culinary management, event management, tourism and hospitality management. What makes our learning experience truly unique is not just our strong focus on theory, technique and outstanding academic results, but our push towards developing the careers of our students to maximise their global employability.
William Blue Dining TUA’s award-winning student training restaurant open to the public. With a seating capacity of 60 places, it’s open to the public for lunch and dinner, and gives vocational students the chance to learn upmarket food and beverage service skills in a live environment. William Blue Dining showcases the talents required of a hospitality industry professional. The daily interaction with real customers will give you a deeper understanding of the many challenges of the industry – operational, financial or even psychological. This understanding will single you out from less experienced colleagues in the workplace.
Part of the college’s niche is strong engagement with the wider hospitality industry, largely through the operation of William Blue Dining as well as through connections with celebrity chefs such as Giovanni Pilu, Colin Fassnidge and Neil Perry.
Your education is one of the most formative episodes of your life. So your time at William Blue must be tailored for your needs. William Blue courses teach wide reaching principles that are relevant to the individual's dreams and aspirations of our students. We offer a variety of learning methods including on-campus, online, blended learning and practical experience through our multi-award-winning training restaurant and our Industry Placement program.
At William Blue, we strive to provide a relevant and modern education that not only teaches the skills, but also provides avenues for these skills to be honed in professional environments with real customers. You won’t just learn how to cook; you’ll learn how a successful business is run. You’ll learn how to run a memorably event, how to market a destination to anyone, and more.
All William Blue students studying an Associate Degree or above undertake an industry placements with some of the most prestigious hospitality, tourism and events organisations in Australia and the world. A successful industry placement, combined with further work experience or internships, will make you a highly employable and highly skilled professional, ready to work in the hospitality, tourism, events or restaurant sectors.