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This image has no alternative text. Building bridges that lead to fulfilling lives
This year, Optima College welcomed 11 new faces – 10 new students and a new principal, Eugene Matshwane. Eugene is determined to build on...
This image has no alternative text. February is show time!
Optima students celebrated February, the month of love, with a beauty parade on the red carpet. The day was filled with fun and laughter and...
This image has no alternative text. An unforgettable day-trip
By Aaron Wolfenden, Optima student: Business Administration Recently all Optima College students prepared for a trip organised by the staff of the...
This image has no alternative text. Facing the future with a smile
Despite the odds sometimes being stacked against them, these Optima students remain positive and don’t let their visual disabilities stand in...
This image has no alternative text. Letting go of the past
It wasn’t easy for 37-year-old Tamlyn Bell to let go of the past, especially when her favourite things relied upon her vision, such as painting...
This image has no alternative text. A perfect home for blind people
Optima is the perfect home for blind people,” says Shirley Mashile (23). Shirley believes that studying at Optima will improve her...
Kha Ri Gude Mass Literacy Campaign
We at the South African National Council for the Blind are very passionate about literacy and therefore embraces the government’s literacy...
Photo of the Call Centre Students with their certificates Students Graduated
The Call Centre and Braille students graduated on 30 November 2011 at a very informal function. Lucy Mphaphuli, head of Social Development,...
Logo of Department of International Relations and Cooperation Internship Opportunities at DIRCO
The Department of International Relations and Cooperation is inviting applications for a twelve (12) month Internship Programme as a contribution...
Photo of a calculator Bookkeeping training
The course runs from Tuesday 16th October 2012 to 6th December 2012. There only four placements available on this first course. The course will...