Elena Brand

The diversity of our courses at RGU is matched only by the diversity of our staff.  We have people from all over the world, all playing different roles in the smooth running of the university.  People like Elena…

Name: Elena Brand 

Job Title: Building Receptionist – Gray’s School of Art  

What does your job at RGU involve?
Greeting and assisting students/visitors.

What attracted you to come to work at RGU?
Gray’s good reputation and a personal interest in art and learning.

If you weren’t doing this job, what, in an ideal world, would you like to do for a living
Studio musician, freelance writer or artist. 

What’s your favourite place in Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire?
Newburgh Seal Beach.

Best holiday you’ve had and why?
My first trip to London when I was in school; this is when I knew I wanted to live in the UK.

Favourite TV show?
Brooklyn 99

Favourite band/music?
Foo Fighters, Green Day, Biffy Clyro, Mayday Parade, Paramore, Beatles and many more.

If you’re going to a restaurant and could only have one thing to eat (one course), what would it be?
Great Imitator Pitta from Nando’s

If you were in charge of the university for one day, what’s the first thing you would do?
Give everyone a mental health day.