Student Reporters Blogs

  • Living on the edge

    Going to Africa – that was on our minds basically from the start of our studies in 2012.

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  • Recruitment trip to Romania

    On Tuesday 1st of April 2014 we were standing at around 8 o’clock (in the morning!) at the train station in Zwolle. Where did we want to go so early?

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  • The power of a story can change mindsets

    Today we had a really inspiring guest lecture by Simon Turschner who is the founder of the organization called VENSENYA located in Berlin, Germany.

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  • Sustainble Leadership and personal growth

    The 3-week project called Sustainable Leadership marks the end of the 3 rd semester at the WHC.

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  • Experiencing to be a real project manager

    Windesheim Honours College educates us to become Global Project Managers. Our curriculum includes already a lot of practice and assignments where we are applying our knowledge and the theories we learn during class.

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  • Why care about democracy

    From 26 to 30 November 2013 I visited the World Forum for Democracy in Strasbourg together with three other students and our coordinator Hems Zwier.

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  • Running your own business - what decisions would you make?

    For the course organization and management, the practical assignment of year 1 is to run your own ‘business’. This is an online simulation and you compete against the other groups of your class.

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  • Plastic soup - doesn't sound too yummy

    Thursday 10 October was national sustainability day in the Netherlands. All around the country different events took place and Windesheim Honours College in Zwolle was one venue!

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  • Three-week project: Visual Problem Appraisal

    At the end of every semester we have a three-week project for the purpose of putting the learned theory into practice.

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  • Mini docus that matter event

    It was quite some work to organize the event but it was a nice insight into our future profession as a project manager!

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  • Super inspiring guest lectures

    Since we are already going straight to the end of the semester, our last active Public Health lecture was given by two very inspiring guest speakers.

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  • WHC at congress HBO Council

    On 18 April 2013, we travelled with two staff members of WHC to Den Bosch to attend a congress.

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  • Scientific milestone for public health

    We couldn’t believe that we would join the launch of the 'The Global Burden of Disease Study 2010'.

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  • Why do we communicate

    On Wednesday, 22 November of 2012, we welcomed a special guest lecturer at the WHC – Cees Hamelink from the University of Amsterdam visited our college in order to give a lecture for the Communication and Media students of the second year and all the first years interested.

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  • What inspires you…

    October 10 is Sustainability Day and since our college is highly related to that topic it was a special day for the WHC staff, students and a lot of guests.

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  • No Pills In The Water

    Our class visited a water board that is situated in Zwolle for a Public Health field trip on 8 May to learn about the PILLS project.

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  • I-Deal4Change: the ideal elective

    I will be among the first to take part in this new minor programme. Exciting! Yes, and risky :)

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  • Business Trip to Bonn

    The Business Trip was planned for the free week in May and intended to give us the chance to visit organizations which might be interesting for our future career. The team spend a lot of time to make sure the trip was organized.

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  • Making Malaria sexy makes sense

    Our lecturer was of the view that Malaria is still very prevalent in the world because “it is not sexy enough”...

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  • First weekend in Uganda

    Friday was a rather productive day. I managed to work on a couple of things for my internship. Good for me! :) Now my weekend can begin...

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  • Week 1 in Uganda

    My first week in Binyobirya is almost over and I've already experienced a lot :)

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  • Putting people in boxes might not be so bad

    Prejudice, assumptions, stereotyping. Everyone knows these words...

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  • Creative workshop

    Our common room has become a real art-gallery, in only one day!

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  • To be or not to be a Project Manager

    We have a new lecturer for the course Sustainable Project Management this year and he sure likes to challenge our skills!

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  • Moment of truth!

    The first of February was the moment of truth. The CityBattle Zwolle was about to kick-off at 13.30 o’clock sharp.

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  • Leadership, meditation and passion

    It interests me, that leaders possess different styles, which might consciously and unconsciously be used depending on each situation.

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  • The end of a great course

    “My mission is to explore different cultures and create more acceptance and tolerance.”

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  • Back 2 School

    The project weeks have officially started and it is time to start working hard again!

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  • Some free time

    Hi everyone, FINALLY, some free time!

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  • Excursion Red Light District

    Last Monday we went to the Red Light District. You might wonder what we were doing there, so keep on reading!

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  • An excursion to the Hague

    It has been a while since I wrote my last blog, as I have been extremely busy, and still am in the middle of a period in which many deadlines and examinations are scheduled.

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  • Hi Guys

    Hi Guys! It’s been a while since I last updated you about life at WHC, but it has been quiet busy!

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  • 1% club first student co-creation

    On the 7th of November our school was graced by a visit from an organisation that calls its self 1% club.

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  • My internship in Public Health in Canada

    Studying at the Honours College also means getting to do two internship placements. In August I started my Internship.

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  • My internship in Communication and Media

    So, here I am in Amsterdam. While my classmates are exploring the world in the Philippines, Canada, Chile, England and Germany, I am in the Netherlands.

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  • Leaving the class room

    As Public Health students we went to the 6th Ethnic Minorities Conference STI/HIV in Amersfoort.

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  • Back on track

    Leaves start falling, workloads accumulating, the correct balance between studies and distraction are being tested, deadlines are etched in diaries...

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  • Tony Frost on the sunshine business

    Did you know that it is mostly between 12pm and 4am that people in hospitals die or become sick?

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  • Busy, busy, busy!

    The Honours College started a few weeks ago now, and already many exciting things have happened!

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  • Introduction week 2011

    It’s the beginning of September and the Honours College has opened its doors to students from all over the world for another exciting and busy year again.

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