Anne van der Poel

Anne van der Poel
Edinburgh University


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Second year Edi student goes viral teaching British Sign Language online

One of the many amazing things happening during this global crisis

Themed parties are the absolute worst and need to be cancelled

We’re not 12 years old anymore

There’s a referendum open to ban beef from EUSA cafés and you should vote YES

It’s time for change

New year, same me: Why being yourself is enough

Sometimes goals aren’t the answer

The struggles of having a part-time job as a uni student

Complaining about the job is the best part of the job, right?

Tragedy strikes as ATIK’s light-up dance floor is ripped up

Say it ain’t so

Why skiing is the shittest of all pastimes

It’s a hard no from me

It’s time to grow up and stop ghosting people

It’s so easy not to be an asshole

Pub crawls categorically suck and here are all the reasons why

Please come up with a different social

‘You merge into one person’: the inevitable aspects of living in a two-bedroom flat

It’s a married life for me

Lost hamster reunited with owners thanks to Edi student’s Meadows Share post

’50 Cent’ had been missing for a week

Say hello to the new zero waste corner in DHT Shop

All our sustainability dreams have come true

A Scottish island is on the market for less than an Edinburgh flat

Anyone looking for cheaper accommodation?

Edinburgh Uni to host Clinton Global Initiative University meeting in 2020

Bill Clinton and daughter Chelsea will be attending

Edinburgh Uni gym boss fired for suggesting women should be ‘raped’ for not turning up to class

Ross Brain sent the message to a staff WhatsApp chat

Edinburgh Uni gym boss accused of sending ‘rape’ message to the staff WhatsApp chat

He suggested ‘raping’ a client as punishment for her not turning up to classes

Deadlines getting too much? Here are the best places to cry on campus

Cry me a river

Here’s why it’s time to get over your aversion to condoms

Don’t be silly, cover your willy

Auditions for the next series of The Voice to be held in Teviot next week

Do you have what it takes?

Students to strike outside the Scottish Parliament this Friday to demand action on climate change

Over 90 countries are participating

How to tell your flatmates you’re moving out

It’s like a break-up, but different

Here’s what to do when your younger sibling visits Edinburgh

Food, food and more food

How to get over your fear of the gym

Just do it

From Belgian waffles to vegan chipotle mayo: The Library Bar menu has had a makeover

What a time to be alive

Exercise is essential for your wellbeing, so start doing some

Do everyone a favour

Students at Edinburgh need to get a grip and stop buying plastic water bottles

You are the fucking problem

Maisie Williams is coming to ECA next month

Calling all Game of Thrones fans

The struggles and perks of having coeliac disease as a student

Still feeding my bread addiction

All the struggles you’ll face trying to store your stuff over a long uni summer

Anyone want to take my flute?

A 22-year-old Deliveroo cyclist was seriously assaulted in the Meadows

He was cycling down Middle Meadows Walk

I visited Easter Bush for a day and now want all my lectures to be there

Forget English Lit, it’s VetMed for me

A definitive list of the most disgusting things people do in lectures

Put your goddamn shoes back on

The top things that still confuse me as an international student living in Edinburgh

Four months later and I’m still confused