Virginia started working at Aston as Postgraduate Programmes Co-Ordinator in LSS in August 2005. Virginia was born in Madrid, Spain, and moved to Beijing, P.R. China, with her family in 1992. She obtained her bilingual International Baccalaureate Diploma from the International School of Beijing. She then moved to Wales, where she obtained her BSc (Hons) in Computer Science from Cardiff University. Whilst in university, she worked as Production Manager and co-Editor of a short student film shot on location in Cardiff, which was voted ‘Highly Commanded’ at the BAVA Awards and was shown at student film festivals.