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Natspec's new "Student Voice Parliament" launched at QAC!

Natspec logo

12 May 2017

The "Student Voice Parliament" has been launched by Natspec, the membership association for organisations which offer specialist provision for students with learning difficulties and disabilities, in partnership with...


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

John Lewis staff member at 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...

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Latest Events


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...


QAC Summer Fete - Saturday 1st July 2017

01 July 2017

Come along to QAC's Summer Fete on Saturday 1st July, 11am-3pm!  The event will be full of fun activities such as raffles, face painting, VR experience, competitions, races and much more! We even have an...


Friday 7th July 2017: Last Day of Term - Friends and Families Day

07 July 2017

On this, the last day of term, family and friends of current students are invited to join us for our end of year celebrations - Friends and Families Day. Details will be circulated during the summer term. 


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 phipkiss@qac.ac.uk 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...

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QAC is an amazing College with some great facilities. Staff treat me like an adult and I have the opportunity to try new experiences.

Michael - 18

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Michael
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