Transition event to help young visually impaired people explore their future options – 20/3/14 in Birmingham

On Thursday 20th March, Queen Alexandra College (QAC) and Action for Blind People are proud to present ‘Moving On’ – a one day transition event for young people with a visual impairment who are exploring their options for the future. There will be a wide range of exhibitors at the event and a full programme of seminars/workshops throughout the day.

Venue: QAC, Court Oak Road, Harborne, Birmingham, B17 9TG.  

Date/time: 20th March 2014 from 9.30am-3pm.

Registration: You can pre-register at

A full programme of workshops from Blind in Business will run throughout the day. Other Seminars will include;

  • 10.15-11am: Role Models – This will provide an opportunity to hear from a variety of visually impaired people who have had very successful careers in their chosen field. It will provide delegates with the opportunity to learn more about the options available to them and any challenges they may face along the way.
  • 11.15-12noon: CV Writing – Your CV is your opportunity to make a great first impression with potential employers. This session will help you to structure the CV in a way that will highlight your skills and strengths.
  • 1pm – 1.45pm: Interview Techniques – In this session, you will explore the ways in which you can maximise your potential to impress future employers. How will you ensure that an interview panel gets a true understanding of you and your ability to work? This session will help you to focus on successful techniques.
  • 2 – 2.45pm – The Real Deal – An exploration of the advantages and disadvantages of studying at Mainstream Colleges and Independent Specialist Colleges. What is the right choice for you? Who else will contribute to the decision as to the most appropriate place of study for you?

The event is open to people across the UK.  For more information please call 0121 428 5041.

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