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Bursary Update

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26 May 2020

If you receive a bursary from QAC, these will continue as normal.  We will make payments for the summer term bursary this week (w/c 26 May) and next week (w/c 1 June), with all payments being made no later than Friday 5 June 2020.  Where applicable, this will include a credit for...

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Local Heroes

Local Heroes

26 May 2020

Nicky Umberslade Nurseries manager Nicky volunteers for Sandwell Council, delivering food and medication to the elderly and to those who are isolating because they have underlying health conditions. She also supports her aunt and uncle who, due to health conditions, have been advised to isolate for 12...

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'Fund Me' Project Success

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21 May 2020

In December 2019 we announced that QAC had been awarded £10,000 a year, for the next three years, by the  National Express Foundation . The grant is to support our Supported Internship programme and eligible student interns were encouraged to apply for bursaries allowing them to fund their own...

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QAC 'Have-a-Go' Sessions

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20 May 2020

Staff at Queen Alexandra College (QAC) continue to help safeguard and protect our students and support them to ensure continued learning through these extraordinarily challenging  times! We have created a series of 'Have-a-Go' videos on our YouTube  channel ('MyQAC') for students and others to...

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Free College Meals Update

QAC student is served lunch in the dining room

13 May 2020

If you are normally entitled to a Free College Meal, QAC will continue to meet the cost for up to the start of half term when we are not providing on-site catering (from 11 May 2020 to 21 May inclusive i.e.9 days for a full time day student).  The rate is £2.41 per student per meal. ...

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What the students say

I enjoy all aspects of Powerchair Football. My course has really helped to build my confidence, making me much happier!

Luke - 17

Powerchair Football Academy Student

Luke
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