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Inspirational Amy awarded at Guide Dogs ceremony

Student Amy Bishop has recently been recognised at the 2019 Guide Dogs People Awards. Amy was runner up in the category for Inspirational Young Person of the Year. A very proud mum said ‘Amy has overcome years of discrimination. She has been a long journey to get to where she is now, she has tremendous… Read More »

Posted On
5 December 2019

Students Attend General Election Hustings

On Thursday, 28 November, students from RNC were invited to attend a General Election Hustings hosted by Hereford College of Arts (HCA). Jesse Norman (Conservative), who has represented the Hereford and South Herefordshire parliamentary constituency since 2010, was on a panel with Anna Coda (Labour), Diana Toynbee (Green) and Phillip Howells (Liberal Democrat for North… Read More »

Posted On
29 November 2019

Interviews Army Style

This week students from the Royal National College for the Blind (RNC) were joined by the Army to help with mock interviews as part of their preparation for employment. A number of students got to test their interview skills with Colour Sergeant McKay, a Recruitment Officer from the 6th Battalion, The Rifles – Reserve Infantry… Read More »

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27 November 2019

Creditable Finish for Team RNC at University Mathematics Quiz

On Wednesday, 20 November 2019, four A Level Mathematics students – Nicole Corley, Alice Hopkins, Meme Robertson and Kelsey Trevett – represented The Royal National College for the Blind (RNC) at the annual A Level Mathematics Pop Quiz hosted by the University of South Wales (USW), Treforest Campus, Pontypridd. The quiz consisted of two rounds… Read More »

Posted On
26 November 2019

Kelsey Returns to a Hero’s Welcome Following Epic Rickshaw Challenge

Photo credit: Steve Crump Royal National College for the Blind student, Kelsey Trevett, was given a hero’s welcome when he returned to the College on Tuesday, 19 November, following his adventures on the BBC Children in Need Rickshaw Challenge. The Challenge saw Kelsey take on the mammoth task of cycling 400 miles from Holyhead to… Read More »

Posted On
22 November 2019

Antonia Nominated for SportsAid’s One-to-Watch Award 2019

Antonia Bunyan feared her Goalball career was over before it had barely begun but is now celebrating a nomination for SportsAid’s prestigious One-to-Watch Award. Antonia from York, aged 19, began the year recovering from a fractured elbow but in her first competition back suffered a wrist injury. An operation on her throwing hand was followed… Read More »

Posted On
13 November 2019