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QAC hosts another successful Sight Village Central event

Crowd shot at Sight Village Central

01 August 2019

The recent Sight Village Central event has once again been an incredible success. We were delighted to welcome over 1400 visitors over the two days of the exhibition. The brilliant range of exhibitors was also greatly received by our visitors, with very useful, interesting and innovative services and technologies on...

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QAC Summer Newsletter 2019

QAC Summer 2019 Newsletter

16 July 2019

QAC News, our external college newsletter, is now available to download for Summer 2019. If you require this information in an alternative format please contact us.

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Former QAC students share their success stories

Brad and Charlie pictures together

04 July 2019

We were very pleased to have recently welcomed back a couple of our former students to College to pass on their success stories to our current Sport and Powerchair Football students, letting them know what they can achieve after their time at QAC.  

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Mystery of the QAFactor trophy thief draws to a close

The "guilty" suspect

02 July 2019

Last week saw the finale of QAC's Criminal Justice Project spanning from the start of the year. Throughout this time, the students learned about democracy and law, the varying roles of solicitors and barristers, looked at police uniform and equipment used many years ago and also took part in discussions about...

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Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Paul Faulkner to open QAC Summer Games

Picture of Paul Faulkner

21 June 2019

We are excited to welcome Chief Executive of the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce Paul Faulkner, who will attend QAC to be part of the opening ceremony of our Summer Games    

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QAC to welcome This Morning's Alison Hammond to open the Summer Games

Photo of Alison Hammond

18 June 2019

We are very excited to announce that this year's QAC Summer Games will be opened by This Morning's very own resident Brummie Alison Hammond! We look forward to Alison saying a few words to our students before she officially declares the games open!  

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QAC Collective Perform at Birmingham Town Hall as part of Midland Mencap's 70th Birthday Celebration

QAC Collective members performing on stage

14 June 2019

QAC Collective, a group of very talented QAC students who love music, took to the stage and joined some other amazing performers as part of Birmingham’s Big Noise, which took place in Birmingham Town Hall and was organised by Midland Mencap to celebrate their 70th birthday.  

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QAC Students and Independence Plus clients take part in Bearwood Festival performance with Spectra

Performance participants pictured together

08 June 2019

Some of our Performing Arts students, as well as Independence Plus and other QAC students, recently took part in a Spectra performance in the Bearwood street festival. They developed a performance inspired by the stories of the people of Bearwood to show the town at its very best!   Despite...

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Residential Students take part in Healthy Living cooking classes

Chef Zeph demonstrates cooking method to students

24 May 2019

Some of our residential students recently took part in a Health Living cooking class, led by Zeph, one of the Chefs in our College kitchen! The aim of the session was to introduce students to some healthy recipes and showing them juts how straight forward healthy eating and cooking can be! ...

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Music professionals work with QAC students on music piece

QAC Students preparing to record music instruments

15 May 2019

Last week, recording engineers from Serious Studios came to QAC to record some of the talented musicians we have amongst our students.    

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