Edge Hotel School

Edge Hotel School

Give yourself a head start as you join one of the world's biggest industries

We are the first hotel school of our kind in the UK - offering you valuable, practical experience in a fully-commercial hotel and connecting you with our industry right from the start. 

At the Edge Hotel School, we work to prepare to start your professional career from the moment you join us. Our partnership with Wivenhoe House Hotel, a striking 4* country house hotel on the University of Essex Colchester campus is where you'll gain the experience and confidence to set you apart, and prepare you as a future leader for our industry.

Alongside this integrated practical experience you will receive exceptional teaching from our academic team with decades of tourism, hospitality and events experience, in the UK and around the world. Whether you are interested in taking a year abroad with your studies, eager to get into the working world and get your degree in just 2 years or are looking to enhance your education with a Masters degree, the Edge Hotel School is the place to be.


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The UK’s first hotel school of its kind
Gain experience in a real 4* hotel
Two-year degree options
Wivenhoe House Hotel
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Laura holding the hood of her red puffa jacket and laughing at the camera.
"I read something that said 'Working in a hotel is like being in a performance' and that really resonated with me."

Laura came to Essex in search of new opportunities and found her perfect course at the Edge Hotel School.

Read Laura's story