Luxury international hospitality school selects Unit4 to deliver a first-class student experience

Utrecht, Netherlands & Paris, France, 

Unit4, a world leader in student management systems for higher education, announces that Ferrières School in Paris has selected its market leading Student Management solution. The school prides itself on the luxury standard of education it provides its students with. It has ambitions to grow and attract international students that want to excel in gourmet hospitality and gastronomy, and selected Unit4 to ensure excellence throughout its students’ experience.

Located in a nineteenth century castle built by Baron James Rothschild in the heart of the Seine and Marne, Ferrières School aims to become the preferred school for professionals from the world of international hospitality. Based in France since 2015, the luxury international hospitality and gastronomy school offers students a range of study options including Bachelor’s (Bac+3) and Master’s (Bac+5) degrees in cuisine, patisserie and oenology. The Ferrières ecosystem is unique and consists of several restaurants, the castle, event catering, a 4* hotel and a vineyard. Several buildings are still under construction and when completed, the campus will accommodate more than 1500 students.

Students are immersed in the School’s ecosystem throughout their training and benefit from an exceptional professional experience. They receive real on the ground training, working in positions including service in a dining room, working in a kitchen, wine cellar and bar, as well as working on reception and organizing events.

Supporting students throughout their education journey is very important for institutions that want to ensure student success. Unit4 Student Management places the student at the heart of the application providing a turnkey solution that responds to real needs. Leading the market of new generation student systems, it combines advanced technologies with 30 years’ experience working with thousands of institutions around the world. Institutions can change the way they attract, manage and support students throughout their studies.

Students and campus staff benefit from a cloud, mobile solution with a workflow engine that automates many manual routine tasks, allowing staff to spend more time on value-added activities. Its built-in analysis tools mean each administrator can easily analyze and identify trends, such as why individual or groups of students might be at risk of withdrawing or not reaching their full potential, and introduce improvements. Comprehensive and sophisticated reporting capability will provide the school with the ability to make evidence-based operational and strategic decisions.

“With a modern student system we can enhance our school’s productivity.”

Khalil Khater, founder of Ferrières School

“Unit4 Student Management will be used by our school from September 2018, and the complete solution will be rolled out to our students, staff, and faculty members over the course of a year,” said Khalil Khater, founder of Ferrières School. “With a modern student system we can provide a better overall experience for students and enhance our school’s productivity.”

About Ferrières School

At the gateway to the French capital, the Ferrières School is located in the Château de Ferrières, symbol of Luxury and Excellence. The School trains future professionals and leaders of the hospitality industry through various programmes, such as the Bachelor and MSc Degrees, professional qualifications in cuisine, pastry and oenology (8 months), as well as intensive training programmes. Studying at Ferrières means acquiring life and business skills applicable directly after graduation. With both a campus and an eco-system in constant evolution, come and study in one of France’s greatest schools.

Ferrières’ ecosystem includes several restaurants, a catering division and a 4-star hotel. Students play an active part in this eco-system throughout their studies and thereby gain exceptional professional experience. These establishments are fully professional and are managed by highly experienced and qualified experts. They provide high quality service in cuisine and hospitality to a demanding clientele. While exposed to the reality of business life, students are progressively introduced to different positions in service, restaurant, reception, cuisine, sommelier, bartending, reservations and event organisation.

For more information : https://www.ferrieres-paris.com

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