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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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Team QAC runners post impressive Birmingham 10k time!

Team QAC runners before Birmingham 10k

02 May 2017

A trio of 'Team QAC' runners took part in this year's Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10k on Sunday 30th April, completing the course in under an hour! They also used the 10k as part of their training in...

The John Lewis Partnership supports Umberslade Nurseries

20 April 2017

Umberslade Nurseries, a social enterprise run by QAC, has  recently established an exciting link with The John Lewis Partnership, in particular the  Solihull store. We rely on a range of financial...

QAC successfully achieves prestigious Investors in People Award

Investors in People logo

12 April 2017

Queen Alexandra College (QAC) is celebrating after being presented with the highly-coveted Investors in People award. The Investors in People Standard is a framework of best practice, awarded to well-run...

QAC host successful "Curry & Quiz Night" fundraising event.

Curry & Quiz winning prize being collected

06 April 2017

We recently ran our inaugural fundraising event of our 20 year anniversary campaign, looking to raise £20,000 from 20 fundraising events to create 20 student focused projects and activities, leaving a legacy at...

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....

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Latest Events

Half Term: Monday 29th May - Friday 2nd June 2017

29 May 2017

Half Term Holiday for all students. 

"Putting the LGBT into your SRE" PSHE training course - Wednesday 7th June 2017

07 June 2017

Our "Putting the LGBT into your SRE" half-day training course will take place on Wednesday 7th June 2017, 1.30pm - 4.30pm. The training will be delivered by Gill Leno, a specialist sex and relationships teacher,...

Open Day for Potential Students/Families - Tuesday 13th June 2017

13 June 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...

Information Day for Professionals - Tuesday 20th June 2017

20 June 2017

Time of event: 10am - 3pm An opportunity for professionals to meet our staff and students, and discover more about QAC. These events are free of charge and include lunch. Please book your places early as...

Supporting Sex & Relationships in a Specialist Setting training course - Wednesday 28th June 2017

28 June 2017

Our next 'Supporting Sex & Relationships in a Specialist Setting' training day will take place on Wednesday 28th June 2017, 9.30am - 4.30pm. The training will be delivered by Gill Leno, a specialist sex and...

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What the students say

QAC has helped me to be more independent. I have made so many friends here and receive lots of support from staff but most importantly, we all have lots of fun!

Laura - 21

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