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In this section you will find QAC's news releases, events and general news stories about the College.

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Student leaves her mark on the College as she moves on

Alison next to one of her wall murals

11 July 2017

Alison, a student on our Art & Design course who is also one of our leavers this year, has designed and painted wonderful large scale murals in two of the college's mentoring rooms. She has worked tirelessly to get...

QAC's 20th anniversary celebrated by Time Capsule burial!

Two members of staff by Time Capsule burial site

06 July 2017

On Friday 6th July, a Time Capsule was buried on campus to commemorate QACs 20th Anniversary. The contents of the capsule give a snapshot of QAC and its staff and students as it is now; Staff and students...

QAC Summer Newsletter 2017

QAC News Summer 2017

01 July 2017

QAC News, our external college newsletter, is now available to download for Summer 2017. If you require this information in an alternative format please contact us.  

Residential Student Bobby gets a taste of being a Pilot!

Bobby behind the controls of the plane

26 June 2017

One of our Residential students, Bobby, who is a wheelchair user and studying IT Level 3, enjoyed his first ever flying lesson last Monday at Tatenhill Airfield.   Alan Hamer,  Director of Care...

Inspire2bInspired team climb Mount Snowdon in support of QAC!

Inspire2binspired team group photo

24 June 2017

A huge well done to the Inspire2bInspired Team who took on the challenge of climbing Mount Snowdon recently, helping to raise money towards our #QAC20 20th anniversary campaign! The team enjoyed the climb and...

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Latest Events

QAC Annual Skydive - Sunday 3rd September 2017

03 September 2017

Be a QAC freefaller and join our jump! Help us raise money for our blind, vision impaired and disabled students. If you want to take the jump, contact or call 0121 428 5064 to sign up!

Open Day for Potential Students/Families - Tuesday 19th September 2017

19 September 2017

Time of event: 9.30am - 12noon Open Day for potential students and their families. You will receive a full tour of the campus and meet several members of staff and students. Please note that you need to attend for...

Supporting Sex & Relationships in a Specialist Setting training course - 20th September 2017

20 September 2017

Our next 'Supporting Sex & Relationships in a Specialist Setting' training day will take place on Wednesday 20th September 2017, 9.30am - 4.30pm. The training will be delivered by Gill Leno, a specialist sex and...

Wild Warrior - Saturday 23rd September 2017

23 September 2017

Think you’ve got what it takes to be a Wild Warrior? Join Team QAC in XRUNNER’s extreme obstacle course. The course has over 70 obstacles and you get to pick whether you do the 5k or the 10k. If...

"Putting the LGBT into your SRE" PSHE training course - Wednesday 4th October 2017

04 October 2017

Our "Putting the LGBT into your SRE" half-day training course will take place on Wednesday 4th October 2017, 1.30pm - 4.30pm. The training will be delivered by Gill Leno, a specialist sex and relationships teacher,...

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