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Mission and Vision

Windesheim Honours College provides a challenging educational environment with personal development opportunities to ensure that you realize your full potential as a global citizen.

We educate students to become highly competent professionals, who are active across public and private domains, have a reflective attitude, a global mindset, and promote intercultural diversity and sustainability.

WHC's core values

In order to create a challenging educational environment, Windesheim Honours College makes use of an educational concept based on the following core values:

Value creation

By incorporating global challenges and work experience into our programme, we offer a holistic approach to defining the future. So graduates leave us ready to co-create an environmentally, economically and socially sustainable world.

Learning community

Students and lecturers work closely to co-develop Windesheim Honours College. Our small-scale, intensive programme offers a residential atmosphere, in which all students are valued and encouraged to fulfil their potential.

Diversity and inclusiveness

WHC recruits students from a wide variety of countries, cultures, backgrounds and beliefs, and gives them a safe, respectful environment to share and learn from one another's perspectives.

Personal leadership

We coach our students to discover their strengths and limitations. We offer the freedom for students to define their own future and the tools to expand their leadership, academic and practical skills, and to develop the mind-set of a value creator.Experiential learning and critical thinking We encourage an inquisitive approach and learning-by-doing. We use critical thinking, problem-based learning, reflection and other hands-on methods to help our students make clear, reasoned judgements and solve problems.

Vision and core values

We provide a challenging educational environment with personal development opportunities to ensure that you realize your full potential as a global citizen.
WHC will guide you on a personal learning journey. You get to design your own future from within an international learning community. We provide a setting in which you can focus on becoming a passionate value creator, managing projects for a sustainable world.

At Windesheim Honours College, we dare to face challenges, we share in a powerful community and we care about humanity.