Monthly Archives: September 2016

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Summer Family Weekend 2016

By |2019-09-13T14:37:50+00:00September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Activities|Tags: , , , , , , |

  VICTA’s second family weekend of 2016 saw us return to family favourite, PGL Liddington. The sun was shining as we unloaded the van, and hopes were high for a beautifully sunny weekend. Unfortunately, that wasn’t the case and the weather man was correct. However, no matter how much the rain poured, it couldn’t dampen anyone’s [...]

Microsoft Minecraft Workshop

By |2019-09-13T14:22:59+00:00September 21st, 2016|Categories: Activities|Tags: , |

In July and August, VICTA were lucky enough to visit the Microsoft Research Lab in Cambridge for some special Minecraft workshops. The aim of the workshops was to assist Microsoft in making Minecraft fully accessible for visually impaired users. The event was highly oversubscribed, and those who were fortunate to get a place were excited to [...]

ICC 2016 Dresden

By |2019-09-13T14:19:38+00:00September 21st, 2016|Categories: Activities|Tags: , , , , , |

The 22nd International Camp on Communication and Computers (ICC) took place in Dresden, Germany for 10 days this summer. This is a key date in the VICTA diary, and we are thrilled to be the UK representative and give seven young people the chance to attend this great event. Many of you may be thinking, ‘But what [...]