‘What did you hate about your job as a receptionist for a children’s gymnastics centre?’
‘Kids are just awful, they’re so mean. One time this girl came up to me, she was like 7, it was after I had gone out the night before and I did look a bit rough, and she said, ‘You must be really bad at makeup because you have it everywhere’. I was like ‘God, you’re like 7!’. And then once she had a bruise on her leg and I asked if it hurt and she said, ‘Yeah, but it doesn't hurt as bad
'If you could go back in time, what would you change?' 'I wouldn't have bought my gym membership in my first year, I didn't go there enough to make it worth the money!' Ellie is our new project leader at Enactus Edinburgh. Currently, in her 3rd year studying English Literature, she is involved in the Fog catcher, a social enterprise which provides access to clean water in developing countries using a 'fog catching' system. But other than her passion to help people, she sees h
'What is your most embarrassing moment?'
'This one time, I went to the gym. The pool, the sauna, everything was great until the end when I was leaving. I was busy on my phone and wasn't paying attention to where I was going... and accidentally walked into the male changing room. I just stood there for like 2-3 minutes until I realized where I actually was.' Well you'd think after nearly 4 years of studying Geography, Grace van der Velde would at least be able to locate the
‘What would you like people to know about you that they might not already know?’ ‘I use comedy or humour to express my experiences and thoughts, and people just think Brian is a funny guy, says funny things, and people don’t realise I’m portraying my life experiences in a humorous way rather than just telling jokes.’ So, Brian’s a funny guy. But he’s a SERIOUSLY funny guy, got it? This boy has got humour AND substance, and an appetite for doing big things. He is a 2nd year st
You know how some stalls have "best sandwich in Edinburgh", how do they know they are the best, unless they have tried every sandwich? I think I make a pretty great sandwich.' 🍔 Currently in her 4th year of Reproductive Biology, Anja Anderson is a new member of Enactus. She is involved in the development of one of our new business projects. When she's not working in the library or making crazy sandwiches, you can always find her at Hula Juice Cafe, sipping a Turmeric Latte.
‘Tell us a fun fact about yourself.’
‘Oh this is hard... I watched six seasons of Fresh Prince in 2 weeks. Plus everything that is good on Netflix: Stranger Things, White Collar, Suits etc.’ Too much Netflix and chills perhaps? More like Network and chills.
Currently in his 3rd year of Economics with Finance, Mark Batunskiy has co-founded Nameydo, a travelling social platform which allows backpackers to interact and share resources with each other. With his entrepreneuri