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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 members of staff attend DofE Gold Awards presentationat Buckingham Palace

Debbie and Mel at DofE Gold Awards

05 June 2018

Recently, two of our members of staff, Debbie and Mel, were invited to the presentation of the Gold Awards as special regional guests of DofE Central England. They were allocated to a group where a member of the Royal...

QAC Students take part in 2018 Natspec Games

Natspec member logo

23 May 2018

QAC students recently took part in the annual Natspec games, this year taking place at the The Royal National College for the Blind (RNC). QAC had competitors taking part in Football, Tennis, Boccia as well as...

Team QAC runners take on Great Birmingham Run 10k race!

Team QAC runners before Birmingham 10k

08 May 2018

A huge well done and thank you to all Team QAC runners who took part in the record-breaking Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10k on Sunday 6th May 2018, which consisted of 8,000 runners! The...

QAC and DofE receives donation from The North Face

The DofE group sporting The North Face gear

07 May 2018

Following a generous donation to the DofE Central England Office by The North Face, we were delighted and extremely grateful to be allocated a sizable donation of clothing and footwear, to support our...

Inaugural Sight Village South West event takes place at Sandy Park, Exeter

Sight Village South West Event Photo

17 April 2018

Our inaugural Sight Village South West roadshow took place on Tuesday 17th April at Exeter's Sandy Park, with over 400 guests attending the event throughout the day! We were excited to bring a Sight Village Roadshow...

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Latest Events

Information Day for Professionals - Tuesday 19th June 2018

19 June 2018

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...

Open Day for Potential Students/Families - Tuesday 26th June 2018

26 June 2018

Start time of event:  1.30pm Finish time of event:  4.00pm                                       ...

Friday 13th July 2018: Last Day of Term - Friends and Families Day

13 July 2018

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. Please note this event is by invitation only .  ...

Annual Skydive - Sunday 9th September 2018

09 September 2018

More information to follow! In the meantime, contact Paisley on or call 0121 428 5064 for more information on how you can get involved.

Supporting Relationships & Sexual Expression in a Specialist Setting - 26th September 2018

26 September 2018

These intensive one day courses are aimed at professionals in education (including residential settings), but would suit any professional caregiver. Combining several of our short courses into a comprehensive package,...

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