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Kerzner, the Sun King visits UJ

​​​​​South Africa’s sun king and legendary hotel magnate Sol Kerzner visited the School of Tourism and Hospitality (STH) at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) on Monday, 25 March 2013. ​

The hotel entrepreneur (77) encouraged students at the school to pursue careers in the industry because it is exciting and challenging.


Kerzner, who is a well-known patron of STH, gives annual scholarships to prospective students to study tourism and hospitality at the school. UJ’s STH was named after him.


Sol Kerzner Visits Sth
​​Left to right: UJ Vice-Chancellor and
​Principal Prof Ihron Rensburg, hotel
​magnate Sol Kerzner, and STH Director
Dr Diane Abrahams.​


Sol Kerner Visits Sth
Sol Kerzner, during his visit at the
​School of Tourism and Hospitality,
​encouraged students to work hard in order
​to succeed as professionals in the tourism
and hospitality industry.​
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