Career Development Opportunities

Discover Hospitality 2024

The Universal Foundation proudly announces the opening of applications for the 5th batch of its esteemed Discover Hospitality Programme. Aimed at providing Maldivian youth with a gateway into the dynamic hospitality industry. With applications now open and the deadline set for April 30th, 2024, Maldivian youth are encouraged not to miss this chance for professional growth. Among the applicants, 30 successful candidates will be selected for this programme.

Scheduled to commence in the first week of June 2024, the Discover Hospitality Programme is conducted in affiliation with Villa College, a renowned institution known for its academic excellence. Through this collaboration, students will receive comprehensive theoretical knowledge from expert lecturers at Villa College, laying a solid foundation for their future endeavours in the hospitality sector.

One of the program’s highlights is the three-month internship opportunity at various Universal Resorts, where students will gain invaluable hands-on experience in a real-world setting. This practical exposure is supplemented by independent assessments to ensure the highest quality of education and training throughout the program.

Designed for individuals aged 17 and above, the Discover Hospitality Programme offers a stipend of MVR 3000 as pocket money to students during their participation. This generous support aims to alleviate financial burdens and enable participants to focus wholeheartedly on their studies.

This program is fully funded by the Universal Foundation, reflecting their commitment to nurturing local talent and fostering growth within the Maldivian hospitality industry. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be awarded an MQA Level 3 certificate, a testament to their dedication and achievements.

Interested candidates are urged to submit their applications before the deadline and take the first step towards realizing their dreams in the Maldives Tourism Industry.

Our Mission

The Universal Foundation works directly and in partnership with both private and public organisations to sustain and develop programs which will enhance the channels through which Maldivians can expand their opportunities. 

Our Mission will be to support and foster a wider community to connect through our mutual aspirations to alleviate the challenges faced in fundamental matters relating to education, health and community care.

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+960 332 3080

Where to find us

Universal Foundation,
39, Orchid Magu 20-02
Male, Republic of Maldives