Although it might surprise, TINT is almost as old as the Technical University of Eindhoven (TU/e), with its roots in the nineteen-fifties. TINT has Christian roots but developed over the years into an inclusive, international, and multi-religious organization. Students from different backgrounds find a safe place at TINT and inspiration to explore their personal development, life questions, and spirituality. This is how it all began. In 1957, during the first years of TU/e - back then called...
Cursor interviewed Maas van Apeldoorn's, TU/e Master student, about taking action rather than sulking around feeling powerless about all the misery in the world. Amidst his inspiring suggestions, he recognised the important TINT work at TU/e University,
2020 was a special year, also for TINT. Meeting each other and making connections are the core of TINT's activities. These activities about life questions, meaning, personal development and intercultural and interreligious connection: subjects for which live conversations and encounters are indispensable. Nonetheless, a transition to online activities was needed and TINT adapted. How this went, you can read in the Annual Report 2020 (both in English and Dutch)
During activities, coaching and individual conversations it became more clear that a lot of students can't be reached and are at risk of feeling lonely. TINT has made it their responsibility to find a way to help those students. The first step? Researching loneliness at TU/e