Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for prospective students

We will continue to update this page with guidance for you if you have already applied or are thinking of applying to HTMi Switzerland Dubai.

Last time updated: 22nd September 2020

The Government of Dubai announced on the 27th of May the easing of some restrictions for training Institutes. This enables us to continue the in-person education for all existing students and confirm our next semester intake starting date for 15th November.

We understand that there are a lot of questions occurred during this uncertain period therefore the most frequently asked questions (FAQ’s) listed below:

Yes, our November 2020 intake is taking place and the registration is open. You can apply here.

Contact us and we will arrange a virtual face-to-face interview with one of our admission team’s representatives in order to answer all your questions!

We recommend that you contact your school, college or university in your home country for further information on how this may impact your studies.

Where possible we will extend deadlines for the receipt of transcripts and other documents. As the extent of the disruption becomes clearer, we will be in a better position to update you on our policy.

We recognise that most students experienced disruption in learning, coursework and examinations and we treat each application on case-by-case basis. After reviewing your application along with the supporting documents, we will be in a better position to advise you on this matter.

We can initiate the enrolment process if you provide a copy of your interim transcript showing your marks to date. However, you will need a validated proof of completion in order to obtain UAE student visa. This means, that you can sign up prior to graduating from your school/university, but you will have to get your certification once you come to Dubai.

If you are unable to join the semester due to Covid-19 restrictions or airport closure, the Institute will refund your registration fee in full.

UAE was among the first countries to ban inbound and outbound travelling and to launch work-from-home initiative as well as execute a complete disinfection drive across entire the country. With several Covid-19 test centers, drive through testing centers and field hospitals, UAE is extremely advanced in handling the crisis and managed to control it well, hence the recent easing of restrictions and opening of airport shows the Country is safe and ready to resume to normal operations

Yes, despite the recent decline on the travel market, it has been estimated that year 2021 will witness a dramatic growth in global tourism industry due to the lift of travel bans and because all major events (including Expo 2020) were postponed to 2021. This is a perfect time to enroll in hospitality education and prepare yourself for plenty of new opportunities in the coming years.

HTMi Campus is based in a “COVID Clean” certified hotel, ensuring the safety of the students, where the facilities are regularly cleaned and maintained.

Students have to wear masks in public areas and their temperature is checked before entering to the classroom. Work stations are 2 meters apart from each other. Each work station is equipped with Covid-19 precaution instructions and disinfection wipes. Students are required to wipe the station before and after using the computers.

Teachers, students and guest speakers must submit a negative Covid-19 test certificate before entering to HTMi classrooms.

UAE was among the first countries to ban inbound and outbound travelling and to launch work-from-home initiative as well as execute a complete disinfection drive across entire the country. With several Covid-19 test centers, drive through testing centers and field hospitals, UAE is extremely advanced in handling the crisis and managed to control it well, hence the recent easing of restrictions and opening of airport shows the Country is safe and ready to resume to normal operations.

Yes, despite the recent decline on the travel market, it has been estimated that year 2021 will witness a dramatic growth in global tourism industry due to the lift of travel bans and because all major events (including Expo 2020) were postponed to 2021. This is a perfect time to enroll in hospitality education and prepare yourself for plenty of new opportunities in the coming years.

We recognize that most students experienced disruption in learning, coursework and examinations and we treat each application on case-by-case basis. After reviewing your application along with the supporting documents, we will be in a better position to advise you on this matter.