The student team of the Academy of Tourism in Antalya is multinational. Time outside of classes is filled with various events which further unites students from different countries even more.
Students of the Academy of Tourism in Antalya have an excellent opportunity to discover splendid historical and cultural heritage of Turkey, visit the most beautiful and interesting parts of the country and to learn a lot of new information about customs and traditions of the nation. Along with that, during intercultural communications, students have the opportunity to exchange customs and cultures from their own countries.
The majority of the students take an active part in the “out-of-class life” which is full of all kinds of events and festivals. Some of these events have become a tradition and are held annually. Student parties arranged by the young students themselves are also very popular. In addition, students actively participate in such projects organised by the Academy of Tourism such as the Antalya International School Olympiad and the Youth Tourism Festival.
The Academy pays great attention to the healthy life-style of the students. Students can exercise in the weight room, play football and basketball on open grounds by the sea, practice karate and taekwondo and go in for aerobics classes.
Furthermore, students may develop their talents by attending creative studios: ballroom dances, hip-hop, vocal, etc.
Staying at the sunny coast of the Mediterranean Sea, life is filled with study, and interesting activities, and a plenty of new friends – all these factors will render the student school year unforgettable.
TEACHING AND TRAINING FACILITIES
Total capacity for the current campus of Antalya Academy of Tourism is 400 students. The following triaging facilities are available for the students of Antalya Academy of Tourism:
Twenty-two classrooms (1 – for 100 people, 2 – for 50 people, all the rest - smaller)
Language Lab for 16 people
Library: inhouse (with more than 15000 books)
2 Computer classes for 30 people
Over-head projectors and computers in 100% of the classrooms
5 laptops available for academic purposes
Sports hall for 50 people
Dance hall for 50 people
Conference hall with stage (also used for various performances) for 140 people
Dining hall for 250 people
Transportation resources (one microbus, 2 minivans, one big bus)
Meeting room for 20 people
New campus is being constructed at the moment. Capacity of the new campus is 700 students. New campus launch date – March 2015. Total square is 8000 square meters. New facilities which will be available at new campus:
PRACTICAL SKILLS AND TRAINING FACILITIES
Antalya academy of Tourism cooperates with near-by 5* hotels and students can use hotels facilities for practical lessons and development . One can find 2 Information technologies laboratories at the Academy, Housekeeping, F&B Laboratory and a Kitchen.
The student residence of the Academy of Tourism is based at a three-star hotel in Lara – one of the most prestigious districts of Antalya. The student residence is located within 10-15 minutes walking from the Academy educational building.
Students are offered different options of accommodation: single, double and triple rooms with balcony, shower and toilet, air conditioner and TV set in each of them. Wireless Internet access and ironing room and laundry are available within the student residence.
Once at the student residence, lodgers may choose a full-board or room-only option. Three meals daily are offered including European, Russian and Turkish dishes, salad bar, fruits and pastry.
LEARNING SUPPORT FACILITIES:
One can find library with more than 15000 books on tourism, hospitality, F&B, hotel management at Antalya Academy of Tourism premises. Moreover, students and teachers have access to EI-AHLA e-library, to UNWTO, ATLAS online resources.