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Blind in Business virtual event for vision impaired University students in Wales

Blind in Business is inviting University students and graduates in Wales to find out more about how the organisation can help them at a virtual event (via Zoom) on Monday 30th May from 1 pm to 2 pm.

It is an event aimed at vision impaired students and graduates which will introduce them to Blind in Business's charitable services, which include workshops and one to one sessions. There will also be a debate with the students on whether it is easier or harder to find a job with a disability, ultimately getting them to think about the barriers that exist for visually impaired students when transitioning into employment and also how such barriers can be overcome.

For more information, please contact: deniz@blindinbusiness.org.uk. You can also find out more about Blind in Business on their website.


Give your views on priorities for eye research

Fight for Sight, the Macular Society, and other organisations concerned with eye health, are asking patients, relatives, carers, researchers and eye health professionals to let them know their views on priorities for eye research.

You can complete the Eye Research Priority Survey here. The survey closes on 9th August.


Local Elections 2022 - RNIB survey on your experiences of voting

Following the local elections held across Wales on 5th May, RNIB is asking people with sight loss to complete a survey on their experience of voting.

You can give your views here, or ring the RNIB Helpline on 0303 123 9999 if you need help.





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