Happy Hour Podcast 15: Uni Experience with Charlotte Milburn, Support at University, & MindSpace 247

Sep 13, 12:00 PM

Holly and Paulina are back with a new episode of the Happy Hour! For many, it’s the start of a new term, so this week’s show is all about starting and returning to college or university.

Going into further education can be a daunting and exciting time, so this episode is full of helpful tips and advice.

Holly chats to visually impaired student Charlotte Milburn about her experience of university. RNIB Connect Radio’s Ellie Marsh speaks to Lucy Lax – a Disability Advisor from the University of Sunderland who shares some tips on starting university and the support available.

Finally, Paulina will be finding out about MindSpace 247 which gives students access to qualified counsellors.

The Happy Hour Podcast is our trimmed down version of this hour-long show, so if you'd like to listen to the full show with all the amazing songs featured, tune in to RNIB Connect Radio every Monday at 1 PM, with a repeat Thursday at 6 PM and Sunday at 10am. Plus catch a new episode every other week.

Remember, whether you're looking for emotional support or straightforward advice, RNIB are here for you. Simply call the RNIB Helpline on 0303 123 9999, email helpline@rnib.org.uk or connect through an Alexa-enabled device by saying “Alexa, call RNIB Helpline”.

Image shows two young women sitting on the floor of a university corridor and studying together.