In recognition of School Diversity Week, we shine a light on how inclusive mainstream schools are for the VI community. LOOK mentors and mentees share their experiences of the education system, the support they received and where they feel schools fall short.
Knowing what to do after we finish our formal education can be daunting and for those who aren’t following the path to uni, it can seem even more so. Deciding to take a vocational course or subject can be a life-changing alternative, providing you with the practical skills and knowledge to prepare you for work.
The journey to becoming an independent learner is often long and onerous. In this resource, LOOK Project Assistant Andrea meets with LOOK mentors and mentees as they share their stories of independent learning.
Starting University is a big step for both you and your VI young adult. In this resource, The LOOK Parent support group and expert guest panellists share their insights, tips and advice.
In this blog, Olivia talks about making friends and trying new things at University.
In this blog, LOOK mentor Megan reflects on her time at Uni and shares what she wishes she had known back then! #UniInSight
In this episode, LOOK Mentor and Volunteer Emily talks to her panel of guests about starting Uni as a VI or deafblind student.
How can you be more confident? LOOK mentor Naz shares her top tips.
Don’t know what to do when you meet someone with a VI. Firstly, don’t panic! Secondly, watch this video – our mentors’ friends have some great advice for you!
LOOK Mentor Charlotte shares her advice about how best to communicate the support that you will need as a VI student at University.
Starting Uni and wondering how on earth you’re going to meet people? In this video, Emily gives her top tips on how to go about socialising, as well as feeling and looking good when starting out at Uni.
If you are worried about your upcoming assessments, or want to learn how you can get prepared and motivated for exams, then this podcast is for you!