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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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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....

Umberslade Nurseries holds re-opening event!

Small Child and Mother at Umberslade re-opening

18 March 2017

After being closed over the Winter period, Umberslade Nurseries, our Selly Oak based garden centre social enterprise, held its re-opening event on Saturday 18th March. It was a day for all those interested to come...

New coffee shop supporting QAC students opens in Bearwood!

#CoffeeCrew Logo

17 March 2017

#CoffeeCrew, a café recently opened in Bearwood, will aim to offer work placement opportunities for QAC students, enabling our students to experience a real life working environment and further develop valuable...

QAC holds AGM

Chris Bradshaw welcomes visitors to AGM

27 February 2017

Queen Alexandra College (QAC) provided people with the opportunity to learn more about the organisation, its progress over the last year and its future plans at the charity’s annual general meeting held on Monday...

‘Blind Dave’ Heeley announced as Patron of QAC

Blind Dave Heeley running in a QAC tshirt

08 February 2017

As Queen Alexandra College (QAC) celebrates twenty years as an independent charity this year, we are delighted to confirm that local legend ‘Blind Dave’ Heeley has taken on the role of Patron of...

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Latest Events

Open Evening for Potential Students/Families – Tuesday 28th March 2017

28 March 2017

Time: 5pm - 7pm This event is for young people that are considering applying for our September 2017/18 intake. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet our staff and students and discover more about QAC. ...

Students Break Up for Easter - Thursday 6th April 2017

06 April 2017

Students will finish after lunchtime on this day.     

Curry & Quiz Night - Thursday 6th April 2017

06 April 2017

Join us for our curry and quiz night here at QAC on 6th April 2017. The quiz will be the main event, with some questions linking in with our 20 year celebrations. You will have a choice of two curries with an array...

Open Day for Potential Students/Families - Thursday 6th April 2017

06 April 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...

Start of the Summer Term - Monday 24th April 2017

24 April 2017

All students resume studies for the summer term at QAC. 

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