Students Staff

10 March 2014

Edge Hotel School transfer completed

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Dr Aulay Mackenzie

Dr Aulay Mackenzie

The planned transfer of the Edge Hotel School from Kaplan Open Learning to Edge Hotel School Limited has been completed.

Edge Hotel School Limited, an independent company with charitable objectives, has University and Edge Foundation representation.

Principal Alan Jenkins has moved to a new role in Kaplan with Dr Aulay Mackenzie taking over in the interim until the new principal is appointed. Applications for this post have been completed with interviews to be held soon.

Dean of Academic Partnerships, Dr Dominic Micklewright, said: “Edge Hotel School is now firmly established as a pioneering way forward for the future managers of the hospitality industry.

“I would like to thank Kaplan for their important role in establishing the School, and look forward to its future development in partnership with the Edge Foundation.”

The hotel school continues to operate as normal, and welcomes Alexsandra Zysk-Lobo, formerly head of housekeeping at Wivenhoe House, who is joining the school as student mentor, Sophie Kinrade who is joining as administrative assistant and Vicki Poole who will be Academic Operations Manager while Angela Crosby is on maternity leave.

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