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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 Summer Newsletter 2021

QAC News Summer 2021 front page

22 July 2021

QAC News, our external College newsletter, is now available to download for Summer 2021. If you require this information in an alternative format please contact us. 

QAC's Bev and Jan take part in this year's Principals' Challenge!

Jan and Bev pictured together at arm's length

15 July 2021

The end of term saw our Principal and CEO Bev take on our Deputy Principal Jan in the return of our Principals’ Challenge. Over the course of the final two weeks, they both took on a series of creative...

Applications open for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games volunteers

An athlete gets ready to run

01 June 2021

The search to find more than 13,000 volunteers for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has begun. The 2022 Commonwealth Games are taking place from 28 July to 8 August, the games is an once-in-a-lifetime...

2021 QAC Fund Me awards winners announced

QAC Student Thomas pictured with his new tools!

25 May 2021

We would like to say congratulations to this year’s 'Fund Me' award winners Bradley, Thomas, Kevin and Jasper This is the second year of the project, funded by National Express Foundation ,  which this...

QAC Students and Staff climb the height of the Burj Khalifa!

Challenge participants in front of climbing wall

24 May 2021

Earlier this month, students and staff from Zone 3 took on our indoor climbing wall to scale the heights of the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world at 830m tall as part of "The Great Climb" challenge, a...

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Latest Events

NEW Residential Students Arrive - Tuesday 7th September 2021

07 September 2021

Our NEW Residential Students arrive after 14:00 pm on Tuesday 7th September 2021.

NEW Day Students Begin - Wednesday 8th September 2021

08 September 2021

Our NEW Day Students will begin on Wednesday 8th September 2021.

Returning Residential Students Arrive - Sunday 12th September 2021

12 September 2021

Our returning Residential Students arrive back on Sunday 12th September 2021.

Returning Day Students Begin - Monday 13th September 2021

13 September 2021

Our returning Day students begin on Monday 13th September 2021.

Half Term: Friday 22nd October - Tuesday 2nd November 2021

22 October 2021

Half Term Holiday - all students resume studies on Wednesday 3rd November 2021.

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