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Meet Our Scholarship Recipient Ming Luo

One of this year's scholarship recipients is 20 year old Ming Luo from Western Australia. Ming is studying a Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Western Australia. We asked Ming about her goals and how she would use the scholarship funding. Did you vision loss contribute to your decision to study a Bachelor of…

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An Experience Participating in a Clinical Trial

There are a variety of clinical trials taking place worldwide specifically for visual conditions such as Retinitis Pigmentosa, Macula Degeneration and Stargardt's Disease. Participating in a trial can be a difficult decision and comes with risks that need to be carefully considered. One such clinical trial taking place on people with Stargardt's Disease in the…

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2018 Scholarship Applications Now Open

After an overwhelming response to our 2017 scholarships, we are excited to announce our second year of scholarships is now taking applications!   The STME scholarship program is to provide financial assistance to university students who are vision impaired or blind, who are working toward a sustainable and rewarding career in their chosen field. Up…

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Gift of a Guide: A Year On

Another milestone has come and gone; Lacey and I have been a team for a year now. As the day crept upon us, I really couldn’t believe it had been a year since she came into my life, but then again she has become such a part of not just my life but my family…

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Review: Into The Water by Paula Hawkins

Title: Into the Water Author: Paula Hawkins Other books by author: Girl on the Train Narrator: Imogen Church, Sophie Aldred, Daniel Weyman, Rachel Bavidge, Laura Aikman. Genre: Fiction, Psychological Thriller Length: 11 hours 31 mins Overall Rating: 2.5/5 I had high hopes for this book after reading Girl on the Train and watching the movie.…

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What it is like to look in the mirror and see nothing

No, the title of this post isn’t a metaphor, it is literal. When I look in the mirror, I see nothing. I can’t see my own face. Growing up, I went through an awkward stage when I was uncomfortable with my body and the way I looked. I grew up a dancer and spent hours…

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Relay4Vision Back in 2017

We are very excited to be holding Relay4Vision for the second year! Last year we raised over $22000 which enabled us to offer our first ever Scholarship Program,  purchase adaptive technology apps for university students and continue our work  around counselling and advocacy. This year we hope to raise $50000 and need your help! Event…

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Scholarship Recipient #3: Kimberlee Brooker

Our second scholarship recipient is Kimberlee Brooker from the South Coast of NSW. Kimberlee is studying a Bachelor of Laws at the University of Wollongong. What is your visual condition and how has it affected you? I lost my sight suddenly over night at the age of five. I was diagnosed three months later with…

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Scholarship Recipient #2: Sammy Alexander

Our second Scholarship recipient is Sammy Alexander who has Cone Rod Dystrophy. Sammy is from Western Sydney and is completing her Masters of Forensic Mental Health. She shares with us her goals and tips for other's considering studying with a vision impairment. Why did you choose to study your Masters degree? I decided to apply…

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Scholarship Recipient #1: Grace Jarrott

See Through My Eyes has given four deserving and inspiring university students a scholarship to assist in their education. We received applications from across the country, all who shared their stories of persistence and passion. It was a difficult decision to choose only four and we are looking forward to our next round later this…

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