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Moving On - A transition event for young people with a visual impairment

30 January 2014

Queen Alexandra College and Action for Blind People are pleased to present a one day event for young people with a visual impairment who are their options for the future. The event will take place on Thursday 20th March from 9.30am - 3.00pm 

There will be a wide range of exhibitors at the event and a full programme of seminars/workshops throughout the day.

Moving On Agenda

10.15am - 11.00am 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.

11.15am - 12.00am 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.

1.00pm - 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.

2.00pm – 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?

 Blind in Business will be hosting seminars throughout the day – offering advice, guidance and support.

Please note that the opinions expressed during the above seminar sessions are those of the speakers and are not necessarily endorsed by QAC or Action for Blind People.

Places will be limited for all of the above. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment.

If you would like to attend, could you please pre-register here

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