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Birmingham Inclusive Sports Festival launch hosted at QAC!

BISF 16 Photo Mosaic

25 October 2016

Recently, we had the privilege of hosting the launch of the 2016 Birmingham Inclusive Sports Festival here on QAC campus, In conjunction with Sport Birmingham, taking over our sports hall, field and courtyard. We welcomed VIPs and families from across the city to find out more about the Festival and what it...

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Paralympic medallist appointed Patron of QAC

Mikail, Hugh and Chris posing for photo

20 October 2016

Mikail Huggins, former guide runner for Paralympic sprinter Libby Clegg, has accepted our invitation to become Patron of the College.  Mikail has been working with our students in a variety of ways over the last year,  and governors at the college saw the impact and benefit this had on students....

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QAC Students take part in Work Experience Week 2016

QAC Students at Willmott Dixon for WE Week

17 October 2016

During Work Experience Week 2016 (10th-14th October), our students had plenty of opportunities to partake in various activities, giving them an insight into employment.  Work Experience Week is dedicated to raising awareness of the benefits of high quality work experience. It's a fantastic opportunity for...

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Double Duke of Edinburgh success for QAC

DofE donation cheque presented to QAC

14 October 2016

Our Duke of Edinburgh manager Deborah Davies was given the opportunity to apply for funding of up to £500 from The Maria Marina Foundation, to go towards equipment required by our DofE group. After careful consideration, it was decided that our DofE group required a tent large enough to...

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Nature Watch project in development at Umberslade Nurseries

Students working on their plans for Umberslade

12 October 2016

Thanks to funding received, Umberslade Nurseries are excited to be developing a Nature Watch project, which includes the design and build of a nature garden to hopefully entice a range of creatures and critters to take up residence and give an insight into their world and habitat. To help this happen, a series of...

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What the students say

The College has helped me to feel more confident and develop my independence. Staff are really helpful and provide lots of support whenever I need it.

Hardeep - 18

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