What’s new at RNC?

Four RNC students selected for Paralympic qualifier showdown

Antonia Bunyan, Meme Robertson, Kali Holder and Megan Smithson-Booth, students at RNC in Hereford, will join up with the Great Britain women’s goalball team to compete for a place at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. The IBSA Goalball European Championships take place in Rostock next month and represents the last opportunity for Great Britain to secure… Read More »

Posted On
27 September 2019

Tandem-onium Over, Thanks to Great Community Effort

A tandem bicycle was recently donated to the College by Chuck Taylor, from Houghton-le-Spring, near Sunderland. The College really appreciated this kind gesture and tried every which way to get the tandem back to Hereford. However, trains weren’t an option and, as the College is a charity, couriers were cost prohibitive. Thankfully, social media team… Read More »

Posted On
12 September 2019

A ‘Grand’ Day Out at Hereford Beer Festival

A huge thank you to The Barrels Formation Drinking Team who kindly donated £1,000 to the College from the proceeds of their fundraising Beer Festival on August Bank Holiday. The Team raise a lot of money for charity, in particular, through their annual beer festival held at The Barrels pub in Hereford. The Festival is… Read More »

Posted On
30 August 2019

Charity bike ride in memory of father blinded in WWII

Robin Stephens (59) will be cycling 175 miles in October with a group of friends and colleagues to support the Hereford-based college in appreciation of the help his father, Gordon, received after losing his sight in an air raid in 1941.

Posted On
20 August 2019

Visual Impairment Awareness Day a Huge Success

Last week students from the Royal National College for the Blind (RNC) held a visual impairment awareness day. Eight members of staff from Hereford College of Arts (HCA) made the short hop to the RNC to take part in sighted guide training and an immersive visually impaired experience. Staff members were invited to wear blind… Read More »

Posted On
25 June 2019