Goa’s leading private hospitality institute, V. M. Salgaocar Institute of International Hospitality Education (VMSIIHE), Raia welcomed a new batch of students for the academic year 2021-2024 on campus.
Prof. Irfan Mirza, Director/Principal of VMSIIHE addressed the freshers with a motivational speech, speaking about discipline, correct attitude, moving forward with hope, and always being humble in life.
Captain Ramesh Kumar, a pilot at Indigo Airlines who was also a student of Prof. Irfan Mirza interacted with the students via zoom during the induction program. He credited Prof Mirza’s training for his achievements, saying that he acquired exceptional qualities as a student under him. He added, “One should pursue a profession that one admires and likes. We only get one opportunity in our lifetime to achieve all we aspire to do,” and urged the students to give it their all.
Final year students Keith Rodrigues and Pravin Kumar were felicitated for their selfless contribution as frontline covid care volunteers during the pandemic.
The students are quite excited to begin this new chapter in their lives and are gratified to have the opportunity to kick-start this learning adventure in the offline mode, enjoying all the facilities campus life has to offer.
Simran Mandar Parulekar, a student of B.
Aahan Mathew Jacob, a first-year B.
VMSIIHE offers a B.
The institute also offers professional internships at reputed starred hotels where students are trained by international professionals in some of the leading hotel chains, such as Taj Exotica, Alila Diwa Goa, Grand Hyatt, Vivanta by Taj, Goa Marriott Resort & Spa, Novotel Goa Resort and Spa, etc.
VMSIIHE is the first hospitality institute in India and also in the state of Goa to obtain the ‘Eat Right Campus’ certification, which requires passing a thorough audit of institutional practices.