Through the College's Judo Academy, students are given the opportunity to attend weekly Judo sessions.
It's exciting times in the world of blind football as RNC Hereford competes in a brand new European Blind Football League.
We welcomed four promising young film makers to the College recently for an intensive two day shoot. Daniel, Joss, Nico and Oscar are studying Practical Filmmaking at the Met Film School in Ealing, London. Daniel is the brother of one of RNC's current students and, as part of a degree project, he wanted to explore the relationship between guide dogs and their owners through a short documentary.
Trustees' Week is a time to say thank you and to celebrate the work of RNC's trustees (governors).
As part of employer engagement, we welcomed John from Nexus Creative to the College. His visit also coincided with Halloween!
It was a very exciting weekend of Goalball at thePoint4 as the Goalball Novice Regional Competition took place.
As part of A Level English Literature and A Level History studies, students took a trip to Stratford-upon-Avon earlier this month to attend one of the RSC’s audio-described performances of Richard III at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.
RNC has been the lucky recipient of a grant from the ASDA Foundation, which works with a range of organisations and groups on a variety of local community projects.
It was a huge privilege to welcome Justice Zak Yacoob to the Royal National College for the Blind (RNC) recently.
The board's big reveal took place on 6 October 2022, and The Royal National College for the Blind (RNC) was delighted to be featured on a 'Chance' space.
In RNC's 150th anniversary year, Will Writing Fortnight once again proved to be a great success.
The pandemic changed the way we use and handle money which had implications for the charity collection tins that RNC has placed with businesses in Herefordshire. To address this, we have added a Text Donate option to our collection tins so you can easily make a small donation while you are at the checkout, even if you don't have any cash.
We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Her Majesty The Queen and express our deepest condolences to HRH The former Prince of Wales and the entire royal family. The Royal National College for the Blind has had a longstanding relationship with the royal family. The late Queen was the College's Patron for many years, with Prince Charles taking up the patronage in 1997. The late Queen has left a legacy that cannot be matched, and we pay tribute to a life dedicated to serving our country and the Commonwealth with respect, dignity and grace. May she rest in peace.
We are deeply saddened to hear of the untimely passing of Dean Kronsbein, founder and chairman of Ultrafilter Medical. Mr Kronsbein was a friend to the College who, in November 2021, on behalf of his company, donated 12,000 high grade face masks to RNC, which he personally delivered in a Morris Minor Traveller, showing off his love of classic cars and larger than life character. Ultrafilter Medical's very generous gift allowed the College and its community to continue operating safely under Covid restrictions. We send our deepest condolences to Mr Kronsbein's family and all who knew him.
A new garden has been completed to commemorate RNC's 150th anniversary.
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