Windesheim focus on energy consumption

Windesheim cannot escape the higher energy prices. Engbert Nijboer, management and installations consultant, sees opportunities to reduce energy consumption on campus. But he also appeals to students and staff. I think a University of Appli ...

Test: Warm keepers

If you want to stay warm in these cold days, you don’t have to turn up the heater. WIN tested five warm keepers. Animal slippers When it comes to staying warm, the thicker the better. And I have to admit: they are wonderfully warm. Ot ...

Students stuck with high prices

Higher prices and rising energy bills; all students have to deal with it. What can you cut back on? Fleur: ‘It feels unfair to constantly pay more’ Marketing Management student Fleur Hamstra moved in with her boyfriend a few months ago. The ...

Outfits: ‘As a child, I thougth vampires were cool’

Mina van der Sluis (25)First-year Teacher Education in History student Bare legs! Isn’t that cold now? “I can’t handle winter clothes. When I see people in different layers of clothing, I think to myself: why don’t you melt? It& ...

‘Everyone can be a model, even if you are a size bigger’

Boreas, the rowing club for students from Zwolle, will soon come out with a nude calendar. One with a message. Because: “With us, everyone gets the space to be themselves.” A long-term project, because the definitive idea of this nude calen ...

Outfits: ‘Everything with the sewing machine’

WIN is fond of students with special outfits. Today: Nynke van de Nadort (22), third year Journalism student Do you make your clothes yourself? “Almost all my clothes have gone under the sewing machine at one point or another. Clothing from ...

Test: Sandwiches

Windesheim Zwolle recently opened its own SPAR supermarket on campus. It sells both fresh sandwiches and prepackaged ones. Time for a test. Freshy prepared carpaccio sandwich We first get a freshly made sandwich that is prepared on the spot ...

WIN-Poll(ing): Should unhealthy food become more expensive?

A healthy lifestyle is becoming increasingly important. Do we have to pay a different price for that? “There are far too many unhealthy choices for a low price. I hardly eat healthy at Windesheim, because it is easier and cheaper to buy a b ...

The smoker expelled

‘Does our duty of care stop at the campus border?’ Smoking has been banned on campus for two years now. Smokers must go to areas outside the Windesheim territory. But not everyone does. Meanwhile, the annoyance about the disposal of cigaret ...

Off to the beach!

After class, sit down in a beach chair, with your feet in the sand. WIN took a look at beach bars in Zwolle and Almere, which are popular among Windesheimers. Strand22, Almere ‘Windesheim has found its home here’ Strand22 is located on the ...

WIN-Poll(ing): Do you want to get summer-ready?

Summer is coming! Are students currently more concerned with being in shape, or not at all? “Yes, this summer I want to look good. That’s nice when you’re on the beach or at a festival. I make sure that I don’t eat too many calories, so lit ...

A leap into the unknown

Studying abroad. An immersion in an often completely different culture. Plenty of pitfalls, but he who pays good enough attention will learn real life lessons. Frieda van Brug and Gerrieta Muis can write a book about it. Your book ‘Grenzelo ...

Gender neutral toilets in all buildings?

Gender-neutral toilets may be installed in all buildings on campus on the ground floor, while the toilets on the other floors will remain separate. How exactly the gender neutral toilets at Windesheim will look like is still being studied. ...

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 ...