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Name: Ambreen Atif

Country: Pakistan

Course: Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

"Teaching methods at CIT are different as they concentrate on practical more than theory which is really good. Practice in related fields of study is an essential part of course and it’s the best thing I have done here. Teachers are really cooperative and understanding."

About CIT

Ambreen AtifWhen you were making your decision to come to Australia to study, what made you choose the Canberra Institute of Technology?

When I was making my decision to come Australia for study I did research on the internet and found that CIT is the top institute offering vocational education and skills training here in Canberra. So this research helped me to select CIT as my career maker.

Compared to your learning experiences in your home country, how were the teaching methods at CIT different?

Teaching methods at CIT are different as they concentrate on practical more than theory which is really good. Practice in related fields of study is an essential part of course and it’s the best thing I have done here. Teachers are really cooperative and understanding.

Describe your first impressions of CIT?

An absolutely excellent and friendly environment with cooperative staff.

What did you enjoy the most about studying at CIT?

Working in the CIT cafe and restaurant and actually practicing what we were studying. I also enjoyed the presentations on different subjects and the library’s 24 hours access is fabulous.

What part of your course do you enjoy the most and why?

I enjoyed the presentations we did in one of the subjects about multiculturalism. Everyone presented their own culture which gave us a lot of knowledge about other cultures and gave me chance to learn things I never knew before.

About Canberra

Describe your impressions of Canberra?

Quite, calm, beautiful, educated people.

What did you enjoy most about living in Canberra?

The weather in Canberra is just like to my native land. I never feel strange here. Canberra is a planned city just like our capital Islamabad so I really enjoy it.

Goals and Advice

What are your long term goals, and how has CIT helped you to achieve them?

Studying Hospitality Management at CIT compels me to implement my skills in the industry, so I am thinking about opening my own hospitality business. CIT gave me the motivation to do something great in my field.

What would you say to other international students who were thinking about coming to CIT to study?

If you want to better your life then come to CIT. They will polish you and your skills to make you a golden coin in the market.