Video resources for students
Internships and employability with Blind In Business
In this video Molly chats to James and Chantelle from Blind In Business on how students with a vision impairment can use their time at university to engage with opportunities, build up work experience and develop employment skills.
Independent travel with TfL, Redbridge Council and Ashika
Here Molly brings together Brian from Transport for London, Merry from Redbridge Council and Ashika, a student with vision impairment that has completed independent travel training. We discuss challenges students with a visual impairment find navigating around a new campus or town, and some things that can help as well as highlighting valuable services available in London.
Student experiences with Sofia at from VIP@UNI
Molly chats to Sofia about her experience as a visually impaired student in London. We talk about the application process, how she decided which university to go to and her course, exploring a wide range of issues. We also find out more about her helpful website and blog, www.VIP@UNI.com
DSA and Accessible Technology, Sight&Sound
We meet with Carolyne from Sight&Sound Technology who provides accessible technology solutions through Disabled Students Allowance and Access to work. She explains the application process, what happens at a needs assessment, and what support is available. We then get to explore the centre and try out some of the specialist equipment available.
Interview with Chris Ross, Disability Advisor from Birmingham City University
Chris Ross, Disability Advisor from Birmingham City University chats to TPT’s Student Support Service team about Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSA).
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