skip to main content

News Archive

2021
January | February | March | April | May |

2020
January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December |

2019
January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December |

2018
January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December |

2017
January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December |

2016
January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December |

2015
January | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December |

2014
January | February | March | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December |

2013
March | July | September | October | December |


QAC COVID-19 Updates and Information Links

QAC logo

19 April 2021

April 2021: Summer Term Update The College response to the changing government guidelines around COVID-19 are mostly the same as last term: Zones remain in place as they have to date. Please do not mix between zones Social distancing remains in place both indoors and outdoors Masks are...

Read more


QAC Principal & CEO shortlisted for the West Midlands Leadership Awards 2021

Shortlisted Leadership Awards logo

16 April 2021

We are delighted that Bev Jessop, Principal & CEO of QAC has been shortlisted for the West Midlands Leadership Awards 2021 in the categories of Diversity and Inclusion Leader and Company Leader (100+ employees). We will have to wait until July to find out the winners but being shortlisted is a fantastic...

Read more


Census 2021 Support Centres in and around Birmingham

Census 2021 logo

19 March 2021

Census Support Centres are open in and around Birmingham, providing support for anyone who needs support completing their questionnaire online in line with Covid-19 restrictions. They provide access to the internet and to technology, such as computers and tablets, for those able to complete it independently. They...

Read more


Former QAC Performing Arts student makes screen appearance in BBC drama 'Doctors'

Calum smiles at the camera

15 March 2021

Former Queen Alexandra College (QAC) performing arts student Calum recently featured in an episode of BBC drama series ‘Doctors’ which aired on Monday (15 March 2021). Calum, who joined the College as a Preparation for Life (PFL) student before moving on to study Performing Arts at QAC between 2014...

Read more


Free College Meals Update

QAC logo

16 February 2021

We have been in touch with students / parents / guardians carers regarding eligibility for Free College Meals.  This update applies to you if we have told you that you are entitled to a free College meal. For days that the College has been closed or we have not been able to offer a meal due to COVID...

Read more


Safer Internet Day 2021

Safer Internet Day Poster

09 February 2021

Tuesday 9th February 2021 is Safer Internet Day. It’s celebrated across the globe in over 170 countries, with thousands of young people joining in across the UK to explore how they can use the internet responsibly, respectfully, critically and creatively.  Safer Internet Day is a great...

Read more


Free College Meals Update

QAC logo

29 January 2021

We have been in touch with students / parents / guardians carers regarding eligibility for Free College Meals.  This update applies to you if we have told you that you are entitled to a free College meal. For days that the College has been closed or we have not been able to offer a meal due to COVID...

Read more


Queen Alexandra College's (QAC) Statement on the 16-19 Tuition Fund

QAC logo

27 January 2021

The ESFA has made funding available to colleges to support students who have had their learning affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. The Tuition Fund is ring-fenced for schools, colleges and all other 16 to 19 providers to mitigate the disruption to learning arising from coronavirus. The funding can be used to...

Read more


Sensory Processing and Self-Regulation Support at Home

QAC Sensory Provision

26 January 2021

QAC offers individualised sensory processing support to all students who face sensory environmental challenges that impact on their daily lives. Sensory processing refers to how our brains process, interpret and respond to sensory information from our environments. This includes our responses from the...

Read more


QAC has an onsite Yurt

White covering is added to Yurt build

14 January 2021

An exciting new addition to our College campus will be a permanent Yurt, situated at the top of campus next to the Karten Centre. This will be ready to deliver a range of holistic sessions, including sensory, yoga and mindfulness activities when students return after lockdown!

Read more

What the students say

QAC has helped me to be more confident, independent and make my own choices and decisions. I have also gained valuable work experience!

Shamaila - 21

Health and Social Care Student

Shamaila
Follw QAC on Facebook Follow QAC on Twitter Follow QAC on LinkedIn Follow QAC on Instagram Visit the QAC YouTube channel