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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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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. ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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Latest Events

Half Term: Monday 24th October - Friday 28th October 2016

24 October 2016

Half Term Holiday for all students.

Forest School Taster Sessions at Umberslade Nurseries - Thursday 27th October

27 October 2016

Join Umberslade Nurseries on Thursday 27th October for their fun filled Forest School taster sessions, which will see you take part in various crafts and outdoor activities. The cost is just £2 per child, who...

Halloween Fun Day at Umberslade Nurseries - Friday 28th October

28 October 2016

Join Umberslade Nurseries from 12.00-17.00 on October 28th for their Halloween Fun Day! There will be plenty of fun and exciting activities taking place, such as Crafts, Trails or Pumpkin Carving. For more...

Open Day for Potential Students/Families - Wednesday 16th November 2016

16 November 2016

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 - 22nd November 2016

22 November 2016

Due to the popularity of our initial "Supporting Sex & Relationships in a Specialist Setting" training days, we have decided to add more training days to the diary! The training will now also be delivered...

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