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)
Izabella, TINT's latest life coaching intern knows all about starting from scratch! She is born and raised in Serbia, then lived in Hungary for some time before moving to the Netherlands for work. She has been living in Eindhoven for 2,5 years at the time she wrote this blog. So today she is sharing some tips on how to make your new home city or country your own.
The word 'empowerment' has often been used in the future of TINT: it is about helping students to develop their skills, so that they can grow in connection with themselves, others, life and (for the religious students) with God.
Guest? Or equal? As a half Antillean, half Dutch woman in the Netherlands, and as a member of TINT, I cannot ignore that racism is still proving to be a major problem. In the world, in the Netherlands, and possibly among students in Eindhoven. I give you a sneak peek into my view, with this opinion piece.
At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, TINT welcomed a new event organizer. She shares her search for ways to make the world a better place and the resulting list of 51 different ways to change the world.
Every other week during the height of the Corona outbreak, TINT went on the TU/e Radio to help students deal with social distancing, self-esteem and digital detoxing. Here you can find all the recommendations given by the TINT team members.
It’s March 2020 and almost everyone is indoors. People, no matter social status, location, gender, religious or political beliefs are trying to protect themselves and those dear to them from a virus which seems unstoppable and disrupts our lives in ways we could not have conceived. Suddenly, most of us have too much free time.
The secret to overcoming this?
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