skip to main content

Fundraising Projects

We are currently fundraising for a range of projects to benefit our students, a few of which are listed below:

  • Service Developments - to broaden our offering and widen our reach to support more individuals with disabilities in a range of ways.
  • Programme Equipment and Resources - for across College, to enable students to get the most out of their programmes and skills development.
  • Community Services Provision - to support a number of projects under our CS umbrella, including social activities, peer support sessions, music group and healthy living activities. 
  • Sustainability & Environment Projects - to help engage students with environmental and ecological projects, and enhance College's approach to sustainability. 

 

Previous projects that have been made possible through fundraising include:

  • Onsite Sports Hall - £1.3m project to build an onsite sports hall meaning all students could take part in sport and fitness activities.
  • Onsite café and training kitchen – used by students to host themed café A yoga session for QAC students taking place in the college sports hallmornings and develop their hospitality/customer service skills. 
  • Outdoor Gym & Traverse Wall - £50k to install a set of inclusive outdoor gym equipment and traverse wall on campus.
  • Curriculum Development – introducing new programmes such as Motor Vehicle Studies and Creative Media, as well as new technology in areas such as IT and changes to work and teaching spaces. 
  • Indoor Climbing Wall – £40k to introduce a bespoke climbing wall to feature in our sports hall with sessions open to all students to get involved.
  • Music Development - more than £20k to provide new equipment, music sessions and  specialist workshops for students
  • A student enjoying using the new College outdoor gymCommunity & Citizenship Initiatives – such as science & space activities, criminal justice, EDI awareness and working on a farm. 
  • Yoga & Wellbeing – to introduce yoga and other wellbeing / mindfulness sessions and equipment for students with high anxiety.
  • Specialist  Equipment – including sensory equipment for high needs students and specialist VI equipment for use in the LRC, independent living sessions, rehab activities and other areas across college.
  • Umberslade Nurseries – various workshops and activities for local community groups to get involved in including people with dementia, families and children at risk of exclusion as well as Umberslade / outdoor curriculum development for students. 
  • Community Services Outreach - supporting students in engaging with each other, and hosted activities, during the Covid restrictions and subsequent coming out of them and returning to normal life.
  • Equipment and Resources - for various clubs, departments and student activities including the library and other areas. 

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