Buddies (1/5): ‘They are my buddy too’

Some vulnerable or lonely people could use some help, especially in times of corona. That’s why student Ruben Oude Nijhuis (first-year Social Work) is a buddy for two psychologically vulnerable people, during his internship is at healthcare ...

Buddies (2/5): ‘He has always been in a sort of lockdown’

Some vulnerable or lonely people could use some help, especially in times of corona. That’s why student Ruud Kamp (first-year Social Work) is a buddy for two fifteen-year-old boys with psychological problems. “One of the boys has autism and ...

Outfits: ‘My mother was always smartly suited.’

WIN is fond of students with special outfits. Today: Ernestina Omuni-Kwenzilike (24), Fourth-year student Journalism Are you always this fancy?“I do wear jeans and plain shirts every now and then, but when I do, I combine them with high hee ...

‘I am much happier now’

Mika Jeuring was fourteen years old when he was placed out of his home due to an unsafe home situation. The new 18-year-old Social Work student wants to help get other people what he needed in his situation. The Hip-Hop scene plays an impor ...

The main building gets a new green entrance

The construction of the new entrance building at the back of the C building has started. There will be a beautiful glass entrance hall and a park with benches next to it, which will give the renovated building a green appearance. In the las ...

Windesheimers write poems about Corona

Twenty students and employees wrote poems for the poetry week at Windesheim. A lot of them contained emotional expressions about the current Corona-period.  The Windesheimers wrote the poems as part of the national poetry week (28th of ...

Karin: ‘Life is what you make of it’

I hear if often from the people around me. I feel it too myself: emptiness. The other day my friend told me: “Life is a party. But… life is also what you make of it.” Easier said than done. Because it’s hard if you can’t find anything ...

Students miss their classmates and teachers

The flow of online lessons and the lack of contact is breaking students more and more. Fortunately, there are ways to fight the loneliness.  “Students are having a hard time these days”, Minister of Education Van Engelshoven wrote in a ...

‘Not a five-star flat, but there are enough prospects’

They don’t have to pay for their room in apartment building ‘Louis Armstrong’ in Zwolle. In exchange, Social work students Jessica Brugman and Winnie Cheung, help improve the liveability in the apartment building. This is an initiative by h ...

‘Ballads are becoming more popular rapidly’

Journalism student and music enthusiast Roy Blokzijl is an intern at the lunch program of Gijs 2.0 at Radio 2. Radio connects. “The top 2000” is the most prominent example of it, according to Roy. He makes sure that he is not missing a sing ...

Old playground transformed into brand new Windesheim building

Windesheim opened a new location in Almere. The ICT study programmes have settled on the first floor of the ‘Het Circus’ building. “We were already planning to move to ‘Het Circus’ the moment Aeres University of Applied Sciences ...

‘In the Netherlands I learned to express my opinion’

Korean student Junyuk Lee studied at Windesheim for six months, after his trip he sees his own country in a different light. Junyuk tells his story to Windesheim student Anna Garritsen. The interview is part of Windesheim’s project St ...

WIN-Poll(ing): ‘How do you like hybrid education?’

One (half-)day of education on campus, the other days online from home. Is it feasible? Sanne Roes (19), Transfer class year 1-2 Journalism: “I hate online classes! I sleep, relax and have lectures all in one place. Next to that you also ha ...

Connection is the magic word during the first lessons

Finally study programmes have been allowed to physically host lessons on campus. Connecting first-year students, who usually don’t see each other ‘live’ for more than a few hours per week, seems to be a key matter. How to get first-year stu ...

Corona-dashboard monitors the number of students

Windesheim is monitoring the number of students and employees who have logged in at the servers via the WiFi access points. If that number is too large, security has to go and see what is going on. The divisions IVT (ICT Operational service ...