The Queen Consort has spoken in regards to the “treasured time” she has spent within the north east of Scotland – telling workers and college students at Aberdeen College that it appears like she is “coming residence” on visits to the establishment.
Camilla mentioned it was a “large pleasure” to go to the college’s new science educating hub on Wednesday, after it opened final 12 months.
Addressing workers and college students, she mentioned: “Coming to this college, and to this metropolis, has all the time felt a bit like coming residence to me.”
Camilla, who was made chancellor of the college in 2013, mentioned this was firstly as a result of her father’s household “got here from this a part of Scotland”.
She added: “Secondly, as a result of my husband and I are fortunate sufficient to spend treasured time every year in Aberdeenshire.
“And at last, as a result of 10 years in the past I acquired the good honour of being put in as chancellor of this very particular college.”
Since taking over the function, she mentioned she has “watched with pleasure” because the college has “gone from energy to energy”.
Nonetheless she added: “My achievements as chancellor over the past decade appear fairly modest compared.
“I used to be instructed in 2013 that one ingredient of my function was to defend the college in order that ‘raven wolves don’t invade the school and its flock’.”
She quipped it was “maybe extra by luck than judgment” that this has not occurred but.
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