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Queen Alexandra College (QAC) student, Charlie, has been selected as a Games Ambassador Team Member at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games taking place this summer.
As a Games Ambassador, Charlie will be an ambassador for the local community. His pride and passion for the region will help enrich the experiences of residents and visitors – helping people find their way around whilst sharing key information.
The third year BTEC Performing Arts student completed the interview process to volunteer at the Games in September last year. Candidates have been selected that can provide excellent customer service and love to offer a helping hand.
Charlie, who joined the College as a residential student in 2019 said: “I’m delighted to have been selected as a Games Ambassador. I am so proud of myself and really excited to be part of this iconic sporting event!”
Birmingham will be hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games, which will be held in various venues across Birmingham and the West Midlands from 28 July until 8 August 2022. The Games will be one of the biggest sporting and cultural events that the city and the region has ever seen.
QAC is a specialist, national residential College and charity based in Birmingham that offers an innovative, holistic approach to learning and support for a range of abilities and needs including students with autism, those with moderate to severe learning difficulties, students with physical and other disabilities. The College offers a range of courses and opportunities designed to maximise life chances, develop independence and work skills.
QAC Sight Village, the UK’s leading exhibitions for blind and partially sighted people, welcomes Deafblind UK as sponsors of their 2023 events.
Queen Alexandra College has been placed number 4 in the Top 100 Most Inclusive Workplaces Index 2022 at the National Centre for Diversity (NCfD) FREDIE Awards.
Students enrolled on Queen Alexandra College’s Supported Internship programme, Abdullah, Charlotte and Joe, have all been offered job roles at HSBC – achieving their long-term goal of gaining paid employment!