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QAC students deliver donations to the Smethwick Foodbank

Studnets posing for photo with their food parcels

21 March 2017

As part of one of their study units, PFL Amber, one of our Preparation for Life groups, had asked staff and students alike to support them in collecting as many food items to donate to the less fortunate as possible. Earleir today, the group headed down to The Trussell Trust Smethwick...

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Umberslade Nurseries holds re-opening event!

Small Child and Mother at Umberslade re-opening

18 March 2017

After being closed over the Winter period, Umberslade Nurseries, our Selly Oak based garden centre social enterprise, held its re-opening event on Saturday 18th March. It was a day for all those interested to come along and experience what activities and products Umberslade has to offer, as well as being given a...

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New coffee shop supporting QAC students opens in Bearwood!

#CoffeeCrew Logo

17 March 2017

#CoffeeCrew, a café recently opened in Bearwood, will aim to offer work placement opportunities for QAC students, enabling our students to experience a real life working environment and further develop valuable employability skills. In July 2016, our social enterprise, Coffee Junction, unfortunately ceased...

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QAC holds AGM

Chris Bradshaw welcomes visitors to AGM

27 February 2017

Queen Alexandra College (QAC) provided people with the opportunity to learn more about the organisation, its progress over the last year and its future plans at the charity’s annual general meeting held on Monday 27th February 2017.  Chair of Governors, Chris Bradshaw, welcomed visitors to the event...

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‘Blind Dave’ Heeley announced as Patron of QAC

Blind Dave Heeley running in a QAC tshirt

08 February 2017

As Queen Alexandra College (QAC) celebrates twenty years as an independent charity this year, we are delighted to confirm that local legend ‘Blind Dave’ Heeley has taken on the role of Patron of the College. Dave knows the value of the work the College does first hand as after...

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Umberslade Nurseries Autumn/Winter Newsletter

Umberslade Nurseries Newsletter

25 January 2017

The Umberslade Nurseries Autumn/Winter newsletter is now available for download! If you require this information in an alternative format please contact us. 

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Student Ambassadors 2017

QAC's Student Ambassadors for 2017

23 January 2017

We are delighted to inform that Hannah, Kaseem, Kerri and Hamzah will be our Student Ambassadors for 2017! Acting as a role model for both prospective and current students, duties include meeting and greeting QAC visitors, guiding visitors on campus tours and occasionally representing the College at external...

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QAC in the News…

Edition 196 of FE Week - Page 18

20 January 2017

The recent launch of our new Elite Powerchair Football Programme, delivered in partnership with The Albion Foundation, was featured in Edition 196 of FE Week. As part of the official launch Premier League stars from West Bromwich Albion FC including, Ben Foster, Jonas Olsson, Claudio Yacob and Salomon Rondon...

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Premier League Football Stars Help Launch the Elite Powerchair Football Programme

Powerchair Football Students and Staff photo

13 December 2016

Recently, students on our new Elite Powerchair Football programme, delivered in partnership with The Albion Foundation, were joined by the Champions League finalist Albion Foundation Powerchair football team as well as West Bromwich Albion footballers (Ben Foster, Salomon Rondon, Claudio Yacob to name a few!), for...

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QAC Winter Newsletter 2016

QAC Winter Newsletter 2016

12 December 2016

QAC News, our external College newsletter, is now available to download for winter 2016. If you require this information in an alternative format please contact us.  

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What the students say

I would highly recommend the College and my particular course. I feel the support I have received has made me believe in myself more and become a better artist.

Chris - 21

Art and Design Student

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