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FBDO insights: Reflections on the first year

As the pilot intake of students near the end of their first year of the local Fellowship Dispensing Diploma (FBDO) course facilitated by the...

The Specsavers Partnership model – simple truths

‘Keeping it simple’ is a core competency at Specsavers, so when it comes to explaining our Joint Venture Partnership or JVP model, we like...

Managing more than 250 graduate optometrists: Adam Buxton

Earlier this year, the Specsavers Graduate Program shattered two records: hosting its largest Graduate Induction event and having the highest number of graduates participating in...

Giving back to the community: 2018-19 corporate social responsibility highlights

Specsavers is passionate about giving back to and working with its local communities, wherever in the world it operates, and in the last 12...

Ethical trading: 2018-19 corporate social responsibility highlights

Trading ethically is integral to the way Specsavers operates globally, and the business continually works to ensure the people who make its products have...

Experiencing a different side of Fiji: Bridget Field

In June 2019, Bridget Field, a graduate optometrist at Specsavers Mount Maunganui in New Zealand, spent nine days participating in an outreach in Fiji facilitated...

Life after Cert IV: professional development for optical dispensers

So you’ve completed Certificate IV in Optical Dispensing. What next? While completion of the qualification is a considerable accomplishment, it by no means signals...

Optometry – more than improving vision: Patrycja Zelazny

Each year, Specsavers sponsors a selection of graduate and senior optometrists to participate in an outreach where they can see and experience first-hand the work of...

Big in Japan: a behind-the-scenes look at Menicon contact lenses

Four Specsavers optometrists who emerged as the leaders of an internal contact lens initiative enjoyed a four-day trip to Japan where they gained insight...

FBDO insights: Developing the next generation of dispensers

Meet the Specsavers store partners who are guiding and supporting the pilot intake of Specsavers Fellowship Dispensing Diploma (FBDO) students, and hear why they...