Stay connected with industry by attending our Virtual Networking event
We're inching closer to that time of the year where our students get to mingle with our industry's best and brightest. Yes, we're talking about our highly anticipated speed networking event. However, this year due to the pandemic, we've changed the format to online. With different sessions for all areas focus, students can now learn from our panelists, pick their brains and ask them questions - all from home!
Virtual Networking Panelists
Group Executive Chef
Matthew Haigh's reputation for exceptional quality, creativity and innovation is intrinsic to Peter Rowland. He's been at Peter Rowland since 2000 and held various positions before becoming Group Executive Chef. After dreaming of becoming a chef as a child, his illustrious career all began with an apprenticeship at the Cranbourne Hotel.
Travel & Tourism Expert
Originally from the UK with over 10 years' experience in the retail travel sector spanning the UK, US and Australia, Paul has held various leadership positions in both inbound and outbound tourism sector in his adopted home – Melbourne. Paul is also on the Executive Committee of Adventure Tourism – a new generation not-for-profit organisation whose purpose is to support the adventure tourism market in Victoria.
Payden graduated from William Angliss Institute in March 2017 with an Advanced Diploma of Events and was awarded the Most Outstanding Event Student Award for her year. Since then, she's taken up a role as Events Coordinator at the exclusive RACV City Club, where she helps with selecting venues and determining costs, arranging event services and monitoring approvals.
Assistant HR Manager
Sheraton Grand Mirage
As an Assistant HR Manager Karen is involved in addressing and solving concerns between employees, initiating recruitment efforts and more - all from one of the most beautiful locations in the world, Port Douglas. During this session, Karen will answer your questions relating to developing a career within the hotel and hospitality industry. And guide you as an up and coming graduate.