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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 and OCS Foodhouse served up award!

The OCS Foodhouse Team hold award

10 November 2017

OCS Foodhouse and Queen Alexandra College (QAC) are delighted to have achieved national recognition for the fresh and healthy meals it serves to students. Its balanced and creative menus have been recognised and...


Morrisons presents cheque for music activities to QAC

QAC receive cheque from Morrisons

09 November 2017

QAC were delighted to visit Morrisons Rubery to accept a cheque for over £17,000 on Thursday 9th November! The money will  be used to help develop music activities at QAC, including music club, music...


Barclays Employees Visit and Support the College and Students!

Students and Barclays staff filling buckets

03 October 2017

Last week we welcomed Barclays employees from across the Operational Performance Team to college to take part in some volunteering, meet some of our students and also raise their awareness around disability. With the...


Umberslade Nurseries community planting project supported by Great Little Garden

2 young children enjoy planting seeds

02 October 2017

Earlier in the year we were lucky enough to receive a wonderful donation of lots of seeds from the company Great Little Garden, as part of a community planting project at Umberslade. We want to get youngsters more...


Team QAC runners brave the Wild Warrior obstacle course!

23 September 2017

The Xrunner Wild Warrior obstacle race took place on Saturday 23rd September. The course contains 30 obstacles, with runners navigating rough terrain, mud and water!  We had 8 individuals sign up to take...

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Latest Events


Information Day for Professionals - Thursday 23rd November 2017

23 November 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...


Dinner in the Dark - 23rd November 2017

23 November 2017

Join us for our annual Dinner in the Dark event taking place on the 23rd November 2017. Diners will be plunged into darkness for the duration of their meal, calling on their senses of smell, touch and sound to...


Open Day for Potential Students/Families - Tuesday 28th November 2017

28 November 2017

Time of event: 1.30pm - 4pm 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 the...


Supporting Sex & Relationships in a Specialist Setting training course - 29th November 2017

29 November 2017

Our next 'Supporting Sex & Relationships in a Specialist Setting' training day will take place on Wednesday 29th November 2017, 9.30am - 4.30pm. The training will be delivered by Gill Leno, a specialist sex and...


Open Day for Potential Students/Families - Tuesday 5th December 2017

05 December 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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What the students say

The College environment is very inclusive and extremely welcoming – it almost feels like a second home to me.

Kaseem - 18

Information and Communication Technology Student

Kaseem
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