Leader Steven Marshall said today he wanted to build a new school of “culinary excellence” next to the city’s cultural and restaurant district.
He said the facilities at Regency Park were “tired and outdated” and investment was needed to attract more international students.
“With South Australia attracting just 3.7 per cent of the international students studying food and hospitality in Australia our state of the art facility will deliver a substantial increase in our share,” he said.
“The new International Centre is expected to accommodate at least 800 students per week when it opens and we will seek to double this within five years.”
The relocation of the school, along with an “entrepreneurs’ hub” announced earlier, would add “enormous vibrancy to the East End”.
“With our world-class produce, wine and restaurants Adelaide is a natural home for a hospitality school of international renown,” he said.
The centre would accommodate Le Cordon Bleu programs, the international centre training programs and those offered by TAFE.
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