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Oct 15
IIE BCom GRADUATE FLYING HIGH IN UK LUXURY TRAVEL MARKET


Kimberly Dunstan-Smith graduated from The IIE's Varsity College in Durban North in 2016, with an IIE Bachelor of Commerce Degree.

Today, she fills the enviable position of Partnerships Manager at The Telegraph Media Group in the UK.

The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), is SA's largest and most accredited private higher education institution, and is internationally accredited by The British Accreditation Council.


Here Kimberly tells about her life after graduation:

Description of your duties on a daily basis:

I review top luxury UK hotels, plan newspaper space to maximise revenue and form long-term partnerships.  I also negotiate, contract and place UK hotels into space and plan commercial activity.

Why did you choose the qualification you studied?

I chose it because it is a broad and creative degree with business factors.

What is your greatest career achievement to date?

I have a few such as having been placed at Telegraph within two weeks of arriving in the UK, having generated over £1m in revenue and being the youngest manager in my team.

What are your future career plans?

I plan to grow and climb the corporate ladder.

What was the one thing that stood out for you about The IIE's Varsity College?

What stood out for me was the family feeling as well as feeling understood and safe.



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