Shooter Bob aims at the Olympics

Photo: The image of shooting for sport isn’t very positive. In the Netherlands we are a bit afraid of weapons, says student Bob. ‘You have to be a bit arrogant’ First year student Bob Linders is an active participant in airgun shooting. Rec ...

Binding study recommendation has had his longest time

Student makes ‘education agreement ’ The BSA (binding study recommendation) will be abolished. No student will be sent away based on having ‘too little credits’ anymore. That is the core of a proposal that the Executive Board has presented ...

Extra teachers for coaching

Executive board wants flexible testing fast Windesheim will receive 16 million euros extra annually to improve the quality of education. The money will mostly be spend on the coaching of students. The Executive board has presented a preposi ...

“Finally: I’m becoming a man”

Nica does not feel comfortable in his body. Soon he will start the process to officially become a man. Student Nica (18) is transgender For years he has known: I am a girl, but I don’t feel like a girl. That is why, a year ago, Nica Brüggem ...

Teachers College attracts national interest

The Education Council of the Netherlands recently called for a ‘decompartmentalization’ of the study programmes. Starting the upcoming year the minister Van Engelshoven of OCW (Ministry of Education, Culture and Science) will come to Windes ...

Additional hours Participation Council

Doubling will cost Windesheim 90,000 euro annually. Participation Council (PC) members will from now on have 8 hours per week for their tasks instead of 4. The compensation the council members receive increases because the Participation Cou ...

‘Now I have to fight the trauma’

Hilde Houweling was only sixteen years old when she started to develop Anorexia Nervosa. A battle that lasted for many years. The now 22 year old student slowly starts to live a normal life again. But how do you do that after having an eati ...

Hospitals bankrupt, but internships saved

‘That shows the value of relationship management’ Because of the sudden bankruptcy of the Slotervaart hospital and the hospitals of the MC Group, eighteen Windesheim students lost their internship place. Thanks to rapid action the majority ...

Matching Day replaces Studychoice Check

Obligatory participation in Studychoice Check will be abolished See whether you have a connection with a study programme, that is the goal of the new Matching Days. These start in a few months, so the preparations are quite the task for the ...

‘Zwolle: I love it’

On the picture: An ordinary house party at Daria Luna’s place (in the middle) Every year at Windesheim there are a few hundreds of foreign students. Who are they, how are they being taken care of and what do they think of living in Zwolle? ...

Rookie in Zwolle’s politics

Picture: Margriet Boersma is a member of the city council of Zwolle and is an intern at the House of Representatives  Student Margriet is the youngest local councillor Margriet Boersma, student at Windesheims study programme Business Admini ...

Director’s nomination causes irritation

‘We didn’t feel as if we were being taken seriously’ The decision was out in the open before the Central Participation Council was being informed. Thereupon the CMR asked the supervisory board to judge the course of events. A reconstruction ...

Consultation hours for students with financial problems

A first time cross-over project of the study programs Law and Social Work Because: ‘There needs to be a safe place to talk about financial problems.’ As of November 13th, two students, one from each study program, can be found in the XT-lob ...

Recognized in real life because of Instagram

Almost 300.000 people follow Joel`s amusement accounts. Almost 300.000 people follow Windesheim student, Joel de Vries’s Instagram pages @kapotdroog and @heelhilarisch. Joel(18): “Girls sent me messages that they saw me walking on the stree ...

Less independent future Windesheim Flevoland

More emphasis on ‘synergy’ Windesheim will conduct central control on collaboration between Almere and Zwolle. At the start of a new study program, curricula should be filled out the same at both locations. Existing study programs that have ...

‘We need to map the thresholds’

Switch-program needs to facilitate the switch to another study program. Only a fraction of the students that quit by the 1st of March, switch to a new study program. Switch-program manager Riejet Nijdam is not surprised by this. ‘You need t ...

‘Everyone is welcome at AtmosQueer!’

Chairperson Sanne Pull (third on the left): “Who or whatever you are, it does not matter to us.” Students create LGBTQ student association Sanne was missing a meeting spot for the LGBTQ- community in Zwolle. That is why she created the stud ...

Social Work makes a hopeful reboot

The commotion of last year has resulted in measures being taken by the management team. The new degree programme manager Jolling Lodema above all wants to ‘bring back the peace’ After a restless first year it now seems that the degree cours ...

Flevoland grows fast

Less first years in Zwolle Windesheim Flevoland expects about 1650 first years: almost 400 more than the year before. Registration figures for now: less first years choose a full time degree course in Zwolle. The strong growth of the establ ...

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