The University of Aberdeen Events Team is responsible for organising the Institution's flagship cultural and corporate events. The team manage a wide range of events, from lectures with leading figures from public life to high-profile concerts, international conferences and festivals.
Jill joined the University of Aberdeen in 2005 after completing a degree in Corporate Communication. Jill was the local Festival Co-ordinator for the British Science Festival 2012 - the largest science Festival in Europe. Jill works heavily with the Public Engagement with Research Unit and assists with the Community Café programme which is now the largest in Scotland. Jill also manages the Schools' and Children's Programme as part of the University's May Festival and oversees all programme production, marketing, logistics, budget and sponsorship management.
Since graduating with an honours degree in Applied Social Sciences, Rhona has worked with a number of organisations to produce quality events which were aimed at engaging both local and global communities. Having worked in the education sector since 2016, Rhona has been involved in a number of high profile events, as well as holding roles in Analytics & Student Partnership and Online Education. Rhona is responsible for administrative support to the Festival and Events Team and is the main point of contact for internal and external liaison.