We’ve said it before and we’ll doubtless say it again.  The variety of interests and activities that our colleagues across RGU have  – from diversity and inclusion to steak, mashed potatoes and gravy! – is one of the best advertisements we have as a university.

Name: Yetunde Adebayo

Job Title: Lecturer

What does your job at RGU involve?
Teaching of a module as part of a module/course team in a variety of settings from small group tutorials to large lectures. Participating in and helping to build existing internal networks and cultivating networks and relationships with external stakeholders. Getting actively involved in research that impacts the University’s research objectives and agenda.

What attracted you to come to work at RGU?
In my period of pursuing MBA as a full-time student at the university, I noticed the diversity and inclusion that was at play. I became fascinated with the organisational culture and since then looked forward to having an opportunity to work with the institution.

If you weren’t doing this job, what, in an ideal world, would you like to do for a living?
I would love to follow my passion in food business.

What’s your favourite place in Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire?
Duthie Park and Aberdeen Beach.

Best holiday you’ve had and why?
The holiday I had with my cousins in the United States of America. It was my best holiday because I reunited with my cousins after 10 years.

Favourite TV show?
No favourite TV show, I watch any TV show that appeal to me.

Favourite band/music?
Maverick City

If you’re going to a restaurant and could only have one thing to eat (one course), what would it be?
Steak and mashed potatoes with gravy.

If you were in charge of the university for one day, what’s the first thing you would do?
I would consult with students, faculty, and staff to understand their concerns and needs. Based on the feedback, appropriate actions and plans could be developed. It is essential that stakeholders’ engagement be prioritised to achieve the university’s objectives and agenda.