The Australian education system is highly regulated. This is a good thing; it’s your guarantee, your peace of mind that the courses offered, the teaching conducted and qualification gained at Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School adhere to high government and compliance standards.

  • All BMIHMS at Torrens University undergraduate and postgraduate courses are fully self-accredited by Torrens University Australia in accordance with the Australian Higher Education Standards Framework (2015) and regulated by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA).
  • Meets the Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) requirements ensuring international students are cared for, minimum standards are met and that the institution functions on sound financial foundations.

All international education providers in Australia must comply with the ESOS Act and National Code.  Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School adheres to the code and as such, is in full compliance with the code’s requirements. For more information on ESOS please visit

World Tourism Organisation

The School is a certified institution of the WTO’s Department of Education and Knowledge Management, having gained certification under the Tourism Education Quality program. We are one of the two institutions in Australia currently certified – the other being the University of Queensland. For further information visit

International Association of Hotel Schools

BMIHMS is member of EUHOFA which unites the world’s leading hotel and tourism schools. Members work to ensure the highest quality education stadards in their schools. Each year members meet at an International Con to exchange ideas, experiences and best practices.  For further information visit

Associate of Commonwealth Universities

Blue Mountains is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities. ACU is the world’s first and oldest international university network with 500 member institutions in developed and developing countries across the Commonwealth. Drawing on the collective experience and expertise of our membership, the ACU seeks to address issues in international higher education through a range of projects, networks, and events. For further information visit

International Special Events Society

Blue Mountains is a member of ISES, the only global umbrella organisation that comprises more than 7,000 events professionals from over 38 countries. For further information visit


The Blue Mountains Hotel School is a founding member of the not-for-profit International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE). Membership includes world-leading universities, private hotel schools and vocational colleges who have their qualifications and programs reviewed regularly by an independent panel of assessors to ensure they meet designated standards of excellence. For further information visit


Blue Mountains are members of the Council for Australasian Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE), which represents the Universities in Australia and New Zealand that teach and research hospitality and tourism.

A Certified B Corporation®

In 2015, Laureate passed a rigorous assessment by B Lab®, an independent non-profit organization that serves as a global movement of people using business as a force for good, and became a Certified B Corporation® – the largest corporation ever to become a B Corp™.

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