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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 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...


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...


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...


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...


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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Latest Events


Open Day for Potential Students/Families - Tuesday 25th June 2019

25 June 2019

Start time of event:  9.30am Finish time of event:  12.00pm                                       ...


Sight Village Central - Tuesday 9th & Wednesday 10th July 2019

09 July 2019

The premier event in the Sight Village Calendar. Sight Village Central comes to Cranmore Park Events and Exhibitions Centre, Solihull, on Tuesday 9th and Wednesday 10th July, 9.30am-4pm & 9.30am-3pm. This is an...


Friday 12th July 2019: Last Day of Term - Friends and Families Day

12 July 2019

On this, the last day of term, family and friends of current students are invited to join us for our end of year celebrations - Friends and Families Day.


Supporting Relationships & Sexual Expression in a Specialist Setting - Wednesday 25th September 2019

25 September 2019

Our 'Supporting Relationships & Sexual Expression in a Specialist Setting' training day will take place on Wednesday 25th September 2019, 9.30am - 4.30pm. The training will be delivered by Gill Leno, a...


Sight Village North West - Tuesday 1st October 2019

01 October 2019

Sight Village North West will return to the Marriott Renaissance Hotel, Blackfriars Street, Manchester on  1st October 2019!  Doors will open at 9.30am and close at 3.30pm. This event along with all...

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