Thames Valley University

Pathways to skills, employment and higher education in the hospitality industry


The hospitality industry has long suffered from a reputation for poor training and dead-end jobs. Thames Valley University is changing this. With strong support from across the industry, it delivers a structured programme of training that offers young people a clear route to further study and meaningful employment. Its Junior Chefs Academy helps students from many different backgrounds to find work with leading employers, while its degree-level programmes prepare students for positions of responsibility and leadership throughout the industry.