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Campus Cutie: Michael Brain

Meet Michael Brain (left)! This hard working, nature-loving sweetheart is always up for a friendly conversation around campus- especially if it’s about physics!

YEAR: First

MAJOR: Engineering

HOMETOWN: Pitt Meadows BC

ACTIVITIES: Tennis, study, hiking


HC: What made you choose UVic?

They have a very well known co-op program, and my older brother goes here. I love the location and how close it is to the beach, and it has such a nice community vibe.

HC: What’s your favourite thing about Engineering?

It opens up a lot of opportunities.

HC: What’s your favourite flavour of ice cream?

Chocolate chip cookie dough is always good.

HC: Do you have a favourite vacation spot?

I love the Greek Islands, but for around here- Mayne Island is awesome.

HC: What is your idea of a perfect date?

Trying out a new restaurant and exploring the city!

HC: What’s your favorite spot on campus?

Mystic vale for relaxing and the downstairs of the library for working.

HC: What is one thing you can’t live without?


HC: Do you have an all-time favourite TV show?

Game of Thrones for sure.

HC: That’s a good one- who’s your favourite character?

Jon Show. He’s just a chill, rugged guy and I respect what he’s going through.

HC: If you could be any fictional character who would it be?

I’m going to leave Game of Thrones out of this one [laughs]. Probably Legos from the Lord of the Rings.

HC: Favourite celebrity?

Roger Federer!

HC: What advice would you give your twelve year old self?

Ego isn’t everything.

HC: What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done?

I rode on the back of a taxi in Italy.

HC: Favourite song to sing in the shower?

Sing by Ed Sheeran.

Ellen is a fourth year student at the University of Victoria, completing a major in Writing and a minor in Professional Writing: Editing and Publishing. She is currently a Campus Correspondent for the UVic chapter, and spends most of her free time playing Wii Sports and going out for breakfast. She hopes to continue her career in magazine editing after graduation, and finally travel somewhere farther than Disneyworld. You can follow her adventures @ellen.harrison
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