Shine at a festival

The festival season starts. Thé moment to go all out with outfits and makeup. Students Jitske, Eline and Anika can’t wait and came to the WIN makeup studio to get festival-proof. Anika: ‘In a fairy costume around the campfire’ First-year st ...

WIN-Poll(ing): To live on your own? Or rather not?

Due to the housing shortage, students continue to live at home with their parents for longer. Is that bad, or fun? “Living at home is nice and quiet. I could come home and immediately sit down at the table for dinner. That’s pure pampering, ...

With freestyle football I want to get kids moving

To keep a ball high while doing tricks with it: freestyle football is not easy. Sport Studies student Mike van de Streek teaches children with his company StreetSkills that this is possible after all. Ánd healthier than gaming. It could tak ...

WIN-Poll(ing): How English is becoming our language?

More often, we throw a word of English and sometimes even whole sentences through our Dutch. A logical development, or something that will blow over? “We speak more and more English, that just happens. It’s also because of social media. The ...

‘My generation must live again, instead of survive’

Fighting injustice, that’s what student Luna Koops wants. She used to be chair of the Young Socialists and member of the Windesheim Central participation council. Now she is on the list of the political party Partij van de Arbeid (Labour Pa ...

Luck, patience and a whole lot of money.

According to the Municipality of Zwolle, supply and demand for student rooms are ‘in balance’. But rents continue to rise. One room, thirty responses. That is what Jan Fuite, student Teacher Education in Physics, sees as the adm ...

WIN-Poll(ing): What do you never buy online?

Ordering everything online is that normal for students? Or are there other things you would rather get in a real store? “I only prefer to buy clothes in a real store. Then you can take a good look at how it looks, feel and try to see if it ...

Groceries without packaging: Iris does it.

If you buy your groceries without a jar, plastic, box or tin around it, that saves a lot of waste. That is why freshman Iris Broekmann shops without packaging: “I usually carry my own bags with me.” Iris fishes a collection of cloth bags, n ...

Win-Poll(ing): Your biggest blunder in Teams?

Online lessons via Teams and Zoom sometimes go a bit wrong. What was your most hilarious incident? “My classmate was in the car and wanted to listen in on part of the lesson. But his picture and sound were accidentally turned on. So we sudd ...

Foreign students about Dutch culture

Sandwich with cheese in the lunchbox, without a helmet on the bike and dinner at half-past five. Yes, those Dutch are crazy people. Foreign students about typical Dutch habits and customs: ‘I thought the summer was freezing here.’ Hanrim Le ...

The final site for the new Almere main building

It has finally been decided: Windesheim is allowed to build a new educational building in the heart of Almere, between the Flevo hospital and the ‘Esplanade’. The city council debated for over a year about the best location for Windesheim&# ...

WIN-Poll(ing): Would you join an association?

Interest in student associations has grown considerably. Why do students want to join right now? “Students missed social contacts enormously during corona, the associations organized activities online then. Fortunately, that is now physical ...

Test: Veg(an) burgers

Flex, vegetarian or vegan: more and more people eat meat less often. The WIN panel will judge five veg(an) alternatives for the hamburger. Broccoli burger What immediately stands out with this vegan burger: the enormous breadcrumb layer. Yo ...

WIN-Poll(ing): What is your favourite day out?

After a year and a half of corona, we can get together again and go out and about. What will you organize with your friends and family? “I’m going to have a barn party! At our farm. I’ll build a hall for festivities out of crate ...

WIN Peeking Inside: ‘Sleek, but also bohemian’

Laura Gruppen (22), a fourth-year Communication student, is giving us a look into her apartment next to the canals of Zwolle, it is filled with secondhand gems. Laura has moved once in the three years since she lived on her own, from the do ...

Stocks: ‘A big drop is just part of it’

These days it is pretty easy to get into stocks and there are many hot companies like Tesla, Disney and NIO. On top of that are the cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin and Dogecoin, with courses going in every direction. Two students talk about ...

‘Spot is complicated but very cool’

Three Windesheim students received an exceptional opportunity: as the first students in The Netherlands, they can work with robot dog Spot. What can it do and how can it be used in a factory? On its small legs Spot walks through the buildin ...

WIN-Poll(ing): Covid pounds, are they real?

Time for summer clothes! But we have put on some weight during the lockdown. Was that inevitable? Stefan Beedten (20), first-year Entrepreneurship & Retail Management: “Covid pounds? Since I couldn’t go to the gym anymore, I have defini ...

A virtual hug for more cheerfulness

‘Corona has rekindled my passion for music’ Singing has always played an important role in the life of Urcy Miranda. This spring, the Law teacher released her first single: “Virtual Hug”, for all the Windesheimers who could use some cheerfu ...