College, Sixth Form and Apprenticeships

Going to college is the next exciting step on your education journey. It is also a time when you will be growing in your independence and making important moves towards your educational and career goals.

Being a blind or partially sighted student can sometimes present a few extra challenges, but with the right support and information these can be overcome.

Here you’ll find information and guidance to help you on your journey through college as a blind or partially sighted student. It’s also a great place for parents and education professionals to find resources to help support blind and partially sighted students through their studies in college and further education.

Can’t find what you’re looking for? We’d love to hear from you if there are any questions we can answer, or any resources we can produce to help you and other students. You can contact us at, or call us on 0203 757 8040.

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