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Students and Staff 24hr endurance spin raises funds for new Sports Hall

Staff and Students in QAC tshirts cycling

28 March 2013

In March 2013, Staff and Students took part in a real test of endurance in order to raise funds for a much needed Sports Hall. Three QAC Students accompanied by three members of staff, embarked on a 24hour spin bike challenge. Working in shifts, the group completed a non stop spinning session which commenced...

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Richard Turner Opens the QA Cafe

Richard Turner and Hugh Williams at Cafe Opening

26 March 2013

Chef Richard Turner, whose Harborne based restaurant holds a Michelin Star, gave his time to open the new training café and ‘A Quiet Place’ at Queen Alexandra College (QAC). The College trains people with disabilities in many programme areas, including hospitality and catering, with a strong...

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In Memoriam - Professor Whitestick

Professor Whitestick

26 March 2013

Everyone in QAC's Sight Village Team was shocked and saddened by the news that Douglas Hutchison, aka Professor Whitestick, died following an incident outside his home in London, shortly after the 2012 Sight Village London Roadshow. An 18 year old German national was arrested. As a prolific blogger on the Arts and...

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What the students say

QAC has really boosted my confidence and I have made lots of friends that I know I will keep in touch with for a long time.

Olivia - 18

Hospitality Student

Olivia
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