Crazy about pink

Pink is not just a color; it is a way of life. From clothing, gadgets and interior to life vision and personality. These Windesheimers turn pink, preferably every day. ‘Yes, a pink kettle’ As a teacher and instructor in the Jour ...

Dragons, swords and dice

A successful meeting of the Dice Roller Society means saving wizards and dragon eggs. WIN reporter Yara played along for an evening. “After a long day of travel, you come to an inn built on the remains of a crumbling tower. The smell of del ...

Learn to appreciate your body

Attention to eating disorders seems to have disappeared. Wrongly, says Marlies Rekkers. ‘Everyone knows someone around them who suffers from an eating disorder.’ She teaches her clients to look at their bodies differently. And t ...

‘I learn things that I will take with me forever’

Communication student Faylinn Pattileamonia won the Miss Beauty of Overijssel election. Now she is preparing for her next adventure: Miss Beauty of the Netherlands 2024. Between her studies, internship and private life, Faylinn attended bea ...

‘I want to become the very best’

E-commerce student Sebas Diniz made his definitive breakthrough as a top ice-skater at the end of last year. A look back at the season in which he nestled among ‘guys you normally only see on TV’. “If you want something, you have to work ha ...

Outfits: ‘I like to play with clothes’

Neftali Betancourt (27), student at the Windesheim course Dutch as a Second Language (NT2) What clothes are typically Neftali? “I like to wear corsets and long skirts. A corset gives your body definition and it looks stylish. I always ...

Micael in South Korea: ‘One euro noodles’

Micael Coelho, third year International Business student at Windesheim, is studying at Konkuk University in South Korea until the summer. He reports on his experiences for WIN every month. I could start this blog by just mentioning to you h ...

‘Studying abroad: Immerse yourself in local customs’

Every year, more than six hundred students from Windesheim go abroad for a six-month study, internship or project. There are many things involved in the preparations. “Anyone who wants to go abroad in 2025 should start orientating now.” Jap ...

Addicted to coffee

“Coffee is hip. The long queues at the coffee corners on campus prove it. But what is tasty? WIN asked student and barista Marije and other coffee junkies.” “To be honest, before I worked in the coffee shop I had never dru ...

WIN-Poll(ing): Carnaval; you either love it or hate it

Big below the rivers, unloved in the North. What do students think about whether or not to celebrate Carnival? I celebrate Carnival every year! I go to Den Bosch, which is then called Oeteldonk, with my friend group for six days. The whole ...

Love on campus

Love is the most beautiful thing there is. But where can you find someone in real life who really makes your heart beat faster? Ten students share their offline love encounters. “We kept it a secret” My boyfriend is from the United States a ...

‘The political debate is fiercer and more personal’

International research shows that Dutch youth know less about democracy than peers in comparable countries, and they are also less and less interested in it. Teachers Urcy Wienen-Miranda, Shawn Noorlander and Menze Poortman teach the Dutch ...

WIN-Poll(ing): What grade would you give 2023?

Students look back on a year full of emotions and experiences. What grade do they give 2023? 6 “I think that certain things regarding school should really be better arranged. Especially with regard to exams. Things are often not communicate ...

Murder mystery in a box

Student Maiko van Putten makes murder mysteries in wooden boxes. His ingenious escape room puzzles are extremely popular, especially in Japan. ‘Redlocked Puzzles’, the company he set up for a minor, is serious business. Maiko le ...

‘Everything starts with a sense of belonging’

Study success is declining. And roughly half the students suffer from mental problems. It is also becoming increasingly difficult to involve them in activities in class and events outside of class. Charlotte Vissenberg, together with studen ...

Art on campus

Creative teachers, employees and students from Windesheim will exhibit their works of art in the atrium and media center of the Zwolle campus until mid-December. From beautiful paintings to beautiful poems and colorful lamps. ‘Power wires? ...

Too many stimuli

One in five people is highly sensitive. At Windesheim this would translate to more than 5,400 students. Yet HSP have no place in Windesheim’s student aid services. Yara Meilink, an HSP herself, went looking for why this is the case. S ...

WIN-Poll(ing): It is too busy on campus

The hustle and bustle at Windesheim affects everyone differently, some students experience everything while the rest don’t notice anything. “I wouldn’t say it’s too busy at Windesheim, I think it’s all very wel ...