School

Make the most of your time at school. Turn your favourite lesson into the first step of your career journey. It’s all about understanding your next steps.

School

Make the most of your time at school. Turn your favourite lesson into the first step of your career journey. It’s all about understanding your next steps.

School

Make the most of your time at school. Turn your favourite lesson into the first step of your career journey. It’s all about understanding your next steps.

Find your passion, fulfil your dreams

here are some careers that might inspire you…

Medicine

Tiri Hughes, Medical Student at Oxford University

Astronomer

Professor Nic Bonne, Astronomer

Oceanographer

Dr Amy Bower, Oceanographer

My school journey…

Surviving education

“Education is challenging, possibly even more so if you have a vision impairment. We all find it tough and that’s okay, it’s completely natural, so know that you’re not alone.”

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Back to
college

“My message of hope coming out of lockdown – At the end of this year, I will complete my Level 3 extended Diploma in Art and Design. I am hoping to go to university and study fine art.”

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My top five transition tips!

Maleeka created her own YouTube channel – Meeks Speaks! Maleeka shares her top tips for VIPs starting secondary school. Watch more on her YouTube channel.

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Preparing for GCSEs – subject support with BBC Bitesize

BBC Bitesize has guides for each GCSE subject, sharing videos and tips.

Visit the BBC Bitesize website to find out more

Six things you need to know before making your A Level choices

Whether you’ve already decided your A-levels or you’re struggling to decide, the Uni Guide offers six pieces of advice to help you make the right A-level choices.

Visit the Uni Guide website to find out more

Advice on everything
A Levels

The Uni Guide talks you through how to pick the right A-level subjects and options for you.

Visit the Uni Guide website to find out more

Support for students in Scotland

Scotland National 5 Subject Support  from BBC Bitesize.

Visit the BBC Bitesize website to find out more

Choosing Scottish Highers – advice from the Uni Guide.

Visit the Uni Guide website to find out more

At school in Northern Ireland?

BBC Bitesize talk GCSEs in Northern Ireland: Everything you need to know about choosing your options.

Visit the BBC Bitesize website to find out more

At school in Wales?

BBC Bitesize talk GCSEs in Wales: Everything you need to know about choosing your options.

Visit the BBC Bitesize website to find out more

LOOK Mentors

If you’re aged 11-29 and at school, university/college or looking for work, LOOK have a mentor ready to help you achieve your potential. Sign up to be matched and start chatting about anything relating to your visual impairment.

Find out more on the LOOK website

Sixth form students

Visit the college section for information and resources suitable for year 12 and up!

Visit the college page to discover more

Skills for school life

Self-advocate

Take control and learn to become a powerful self-advocate throughout your education journey.

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Look after yourself

Your wellbeing is so important, grow in confidence and learn how to cope with pressures and anxiety.

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Celebrating science

Ignite your passion and get inspired by all things science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Pursue what you love, and you never know where it might lead. Nothing is off limits!

Explore the VICTA Science Fair, proving science can be accessible for all! Take on challenges, try out our experiments and enjoy everyone’s innovative entries into our competitions. Explore everything the science fair has to offer via the link below, and don’t forget to stop by our videos below where we chat to VI professionals working in STEM fields.

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More STEM inspiration

Unifrog webinars

Visit the website and scroll down to Uni-frogs subject discovery webinars to learn about different STEM subjects and more.

Visit the Unifrog website to find out more

Neon

Bringing STEM to life through real-world engineering. Brilliant experiences, inspiring careers resources and stories that showcase modern engineering.

Visit the Neon Futures website to find out more