What’s new at RNC?

Statement from RNC: Coronavirus (Covid 19) – 24 March 2020

Following the announcement made by the Prime Minister on Monday 23 March, The Royal National College for the Blind (RNC) has now fully moved to a system of remote learning and working. This means that the work of the College will continue as far as practicable. College staff will be available during the usual office… Read More »

Posted On
19 March 2020

Statement from thePoint4: Coronavirus (Covid 19) – 24 March 2020

We hope we have answered your questions below but should you need to contact thePoint4 team, please email  enquiries@rnc.ac.uk. We will continue to post updates and developments via our website and social media channels (@thePoint4). In the meantime, we would like to thank you again for your continued support and understanding during these unprecedented times…. Read More »

Posted On
17 March 2020

Tara Takes On the London Marathon

A second year Royal National College for the Blind (RNC) student is running the London Marathon to raise money for Blindcare, a charity that supports RNC. Tara Wheatley, aged 20, from Ruislip, Greater London, is studying A Levels and Sports Coaching at the College. At age 12, Tara was diagnosed with Stargardt disease. This is… Read More »

Posted On
12 March 2020

Calum Shows the Way at Sight Cymru

It’s always good to hear how our former students are getting along, so we were delighted when Calum Briars got in touch to ask if he could share his post RNC experiences with current Business Studies students. To give students a glimpse into his working life, Claire Lewin, Head of Business, set up a conference… Read More »

Posted On
25 February 2020

Hafsa Reclaims Education and Independence at RNC

Hafsa is 19 and from Elland in West Yorkshire. She is excited to be planning for university and life as an independent young adult. In 2016, Hafsa was diagnosed with Cataracts, Uveitis and Glaucoma but she pretty much carried on as normal and it was assumed that surgery would correct some of the problems eventually…. Read More »

Posted On
13 February 2020

A Feast for the Senses at Dine in the Dark 2020

At the end of January, The Royal National College for the Blind (RNC) opened its doors to members of the public for its sixth annual ‘Dine in the Dark’ fundraising event. On arrival, guests were greeted by RNC students, Jack, Teddy and Yash and were gently persuaded to buy raffle tickets by Abi and Sonal…. Read More »

Posted On
5 February 2020