Newsletter #15

Firstly, we want to say “Happy New Year” to you all! January marks a time of reflection and celebration for all of the staff and students at The Sumba Hospitality Foundation. We are now facing the third semester and our final four months together as a team; we can’t quite believe how the time has […]

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Newsletter #14

December was both a nourishing and celebratory month for everyone at The Sumba Hospitality Foundation; it presented us with an abundance of treats! We kicked off the month with Christmas songs echoing throughout the campus; we all worked together to transform our school into a festive wonderland for our annual Christmas party. Our classrooms were […]

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Newsletter #13

November was the start of a crucial time for our students as they began their cross-training at Nihi, a luxurious and intimate resort located in Wanukaka-Sumba Barat. This is an ongoing program which will give every student the opportunity to complete 2-weeks of intensive work experience in their departments. Every fortnight, 4 students, one from […]

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Newsletter #12

We kicked off October with the sounds of wedding bells; two of our students tied the knot, right in the heart of our campus!  Yes, we know what you’re thinking- a student wedding?  It’s not as crazy as it sounds; it was all down to two very creative volunteers- Lilysan and Yeni, who visited our […]

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Newsletter #11

At the beginning of this month, The Sumba Hospitality Foundation was lucky enough to welcome a special guest to our campus.  Sylvain Boussard, is a Food and Beverage teacher from France, who has a particular interest in wine.  He came to our school to deliver a 2-week introductory wine course for our Restaurant and Bar Students.  This consisted […]

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Newsletter #10

Celebrations are in order!  This month, we re-opened our School Bar and Restaurant to guests; breakfast, lunch and dinner are now being served at our campus.  The students have thrown themselves into their departments and are already showing so much potential in their chosen areas.  It is very special to see our hotel and restaurant […]

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Newsletter #9

This month, we celebrated our first-year anniversary at The Sumba HospitalityFoundation! We are now one month into our second year and our educational program is in full swing.  At the beginning of the month, the students were given a schedule jam-packed with activities.  They have been learning English, whilst also receiving an intensive hospitality module; on top of of […]

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Newsletter #8

In June we celebrated the end of our first school year at The Sumba Hospitality Foundation.  We said goodbye and good luck to our first ever body of students before sending them on their way to begin their internships at 5 star hotels and restaurants across Sumba and Bali.  Eight of our students were lucky […]

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Newsletter #7

Over the last four months, all of our students were presented with a fantastic opportunity, an opportunity that allowed them to take the skills that they had acquired at our school and put them into practice in a 5 star, luxury resort.  Nihiwatu’s unique and wild location, situated in East Sumba, ensures it stands out from […]

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Newsletter #6

April showered The Sumba Hospitality Foundation with precious gifts, 800 gifts to be precise! Earlier this month, our school came alive as 800 eager, Sumbanese students flooded our campus, all with the goal of confirming a place at our school for the next academic year, starting in July 2017.  It was a very busy week; […]

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