What’s new at RNC?

Applying to University?

Did you know that if you have a confirmed disability, specific learning difficulty (Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ASD etc) or long term health condition, it is likely that you qualify for a Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) Needs Assessment, which may entitle eligible students to technology, software and non medical support. More information can be found here. This support… Read More »

Posted On
27 May 2020

Missed RNC’s ‘Virtual’ Open Day?

Don’t worry, we have curated a YouTube playlist where you can get all of the information that we shared during the day. You can find out about: Mobility Independent Living Skills Braille Residential Support Curriculum Sport The Student Experience and much, much more. We are here to answer all of your questions, so if you… Read More »

Posted On
7 May 2020

Kyla’s Lockdown Experience

Lockdown has proved incredibly difficult for the blind and visually impaired community who are usually completely independent and not classed as vulnerable. However, in these circumstances, they have become increasingly more so. Kyla Smith was completing the Specialist Employability Support (SES) Programme at The Royal National College for the Blind (RNC) before lockdown occurred and… Read More »

Posted On
5 May 2020

Kind Words Bring Big Smiles

At the Royal National College for the Blind (RNC) we offer a study programme known as ASPIRE. On the ASPIRE course students develop work and life skills with an emphasis on putting these skills into practice through regular work placements. As part of the course’s ‘Contributing to the Community’ Unit, ASPIRE teacher, Paul Sockett, regularly… Read More »

Posted On
1 May 2020

Thank you so much for your good wishes and continued support

Many Royal National College for the Blind (RNC) and thePoint4 supporters have asked how they can help us during this period of uncertainty. As many of you know, RNC is a registered charity with its income coming from fundraising events and initiatives, through regular and one-off donations and through memberships and bookings of thePoint4 community leisure facility. Just… Read More »

Posted On
14 April 2020