Try Tourism and Hospitality

Date : Tue 31 Jan

Time : 10:00 - 14:30

Cost :  €15

Tourism and Leisure Building, SETU Waterford Campus

Studying tourism and hospitality is a true passport that opens up the world to those who love to travel and offers a challenging and rewarding opportunity for graduates to work in some of Ireland’s best tourist attractions.

One of the exciting features of studying tourism and hospitality is that it creates many opportunities to work and travel to wonderful idyllic resorts across the world.

When you join us for Try Tourism and Hospitality we will give you the chance to dip into areas such as Ireland’s Ancient East, various tourist destinations around the world, reception, fine dining, bar service, flambé work and the art of cocktail making, giving a real insight to the glamour of this exciting and different career choice.

Event schedule

Time Activity
  • Overview of BA (Hons) Hospitality Management, BSc in Tourism and Event Management and our brand new course Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Services with Programme Leaders Fabrice Bartholin and Julie Mulligan and Head of Department Séamus Dillon.
  • Elective module options
  • Work placement opportunities in Ireland and abroad
  • Study abroad option
  • Career opportunities
  • Q&A session


Accommodation Services (SETU Waterford Accommodation suite) Practice techniques used when inspecting hotel accommodation


Restaurant Skills (SETU Training Restaurant) Practice napkin folding, restaurant service


Coffee: Q&A (Meet current students studying Hospitality and Tourism at SETU Waterford)
11.30am Hotel Business Simulation: Participate in a computer-simulated hotel business management with groups of SETU students
12.00pm Bar and Mocktails (SETU Training Bar) Practice making mocktails


Lunch in Seasons Training Restaurant (Q&A)

Focus on Tourism 

  • Tourism in Ireland: Culture and heritage
  • Tourism in the South East
  • Fáilte Ireland: Telling stories
  • Events Management
  • Careers in Tourism
14:30 Finish