‘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 Windesheim student, Joel de Vries’s Instagram pages @kapotdroog and @heelhilarisch. Comical memes, ‘tag someone who’, embarrassing blunders and other hilarious posts are unavoidable on Joel`s Instagram accounts ...

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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X- Files a nightmare for the campus

How a building of nine floors was unwantedly empty for one year. It is one of the most spoken of events in the history of  Windesheim: the closing of building X. An almost disaster with all the additional emotions. From disbelieve to despai ...

The centre of Almere feels like a campus

Almere is ‘booming’ among students and young professionals. Student city Almere is growing fast. Why is that? Almere used to be watched critically. It’s not exactly a student city. However, this has changed a lot during the past few years. ...

From coach to co-owner

Student Robbin: ‘Every CrossFit-lesson is different’ Robbin Tan is a student Communication, he is also a coach and co-owner of a CrossFit fitness center in Almere. Business is booming: there are even some plans to open on multiple locations ...

New location in Almere

Windesheim in part of Baken Stad College. Windesheim Flevoland will rent a floor in the VMBO School at the Rooseveltweg as of September. Director Rien Komen expects many collaborations with the college. The four layered building of Baken St ...

Facelift for the B and C buildings

Users temporarily move to D – The old main buildings of the campus, B and C, will be renovated between 2019 and 2021. – Project manager Ottenbros: ‘No outstanding change, but matching with the other buildings.’ The renovation wi ...

Jurriaan: ‘Relaxing on untouched beaches’

Windesheim student Jurriaan Peters (24) is in Hong Kong for his study programme Global project & Change management. He is reporting to the Win’ about his experiences abroad. I’ve finished my exchange semester in Hong Kong! The last five ...