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Pinewood Reps 2021

Pinewood Reps Kevin and Amy

04 May 2021

Meet our Pinewood Reps Kevin and Amy, QAC Supported Interns at our Pinewood campus. Located in nearby Woodgate Valley, Pinewood provides a high quality and exciting stepping stone into the world of work and is more business-like than educational in its feel. It was purposefully designed to not feel like...

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Brand new Outdoor Teaching Shelter build completed at Umberslade Campus!

Outdoor learning shelter at Umberslade Campus

30 April 2021

Work has recently finished on the construction of an outdoor teaching shelter at our Umberslade Campus. The shelter, a completely hand built wooden structure built by Paul and Vic of the QAC Maintenance team, is situated near the Meadow area at Umberslade, which will allow students easy access to outdoor learning...

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QAC Covid-19 Testing

Staff member completes on site test

23 April 2021

April 2021: As students return from the Easter break, the Department for Education has published a blog about the importance of reporting COVID-19 test results. The blog is titled ‘Why reporting your test result is as important as taking a test’ and it can be accessed in this attached link .

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Student Ambassadors 2021

QAC Student Ambassadors 2021

21 April 2021

We are delighted to introduce you to our Student Ambassadors for 2021 (clockwise from top left) – Abraham, Dan, Aisha, Charlie, Joe, Eliza, Kieran and Charlotte! Acting as a role model for both prospective and current students, our student ambassadors play a key role in a variety of College events...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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What the students say

QAC has helped me accept myself and grow my skills in many areas, including Art and Design. I've achieved many milestones here that I never thought possible!

Beth - 19

Art and Design Student

Beth
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