The School of Tourism and Hospitality (STH) aims to influence both staff and students to dream and pursue excellence in order to transform the industry and society.



We foster integral development through education, promoting excellence in service, upholding ethical principles and nurturing entrepreneurial spirit to produce professionals of global standard.


To be the anchor of transformational education for a thriving hospitality and tourism industry leading to enhanced quality of life.


STH is guided by Strathmore University’s core values and so adapts the following:

  • Excellence through sanctification of work

We strive for excellence in work and highest quality output reflecting the joy of service as we echo the spirit of the Founder of the School: “Whatever you do, do it well. Poorly done things cannot be offered to God”.

  • Integrity

We uphold ethical practices of staff and students and foster integrity in all their actions.

  • Commitment

We value personal commitment which comes with the exercise of freedom and responsibility, which is fostered through personal attention given to staff and students.

  • Collegiality

We respect one another’s commitment to a common purpose and work together to achieve the common goal.

  • Creativity and innovation

We foster innovation and enhance creativity through experiential activities within and outside the classroom to equip learners with skills and tools for innovation and adaptability.

  • Life-long learning

We develop programmes and training courses that contribute to a person’s development of mind and body, intelligence, sensitivity, aesthetic appreciation and spirituality throughout their lives.

  • Social responsibility

We serve society through education, research and community outreach projects organized by students and staff. Hospitality and tourism education has a direct impact on the family and society as it is a service profession. Through our home management programmes, we make a direct contribution to the betterment of society and improve quality of life in the family.

Contact Details

Madaraka Estate
Ole Sangale Road, PO Box 59857,
00200 City Square
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: 0703-034000, 0703-034200