Oxford University visit to Queen Alex

A senior academic from Oxford University is planning to visit Queen Alexandra Sixth Form College in the spring.

Dr Helen Swift, Fellow and Tutor from St Hilda's College will travel to North Tyneside to present an award to Queen Alex lecturer, Steven Driver.

 Just before Christmas it was announced that Steven had won the very first Oxford University, 'Inspirational Teachers Award.' He was nominated by  Georgina Burt, a former student who is now studying at St Hilda's.

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Student Awards 2010

A student who was awarded a College's top prize has returned the compliment by nominating her teacher for an award from Oxford University.

18 year old Georgina Burt was crowned Student of the Year 2010 at the Tyne Metropolitan College ceremony last night.

Georgina, who comes from Blyth, was a student at the college's Queen Alexandra Sixth Form until last summer. She gained four Grade As at A level and secured a place at Oxford University where she is reading history.

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Olympic and Paralympics Day

Students from TyneMet and Queen Alex have been involved in a special Olympic and Paralympic Day at the college, (Tuesday 14 December).

They all gathered in the Coast Road sports centre to take part in activities including Wheelchair Basketball, Wheelchair Rugby and Visually Impaired Football.

NESA coach Matt Green said: This is an opportunity for students to get coaching in paralympic sports to see how tough it is to play at the top level and learn how to get around in the wheelchairs and get to grips with the rules of the game."

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Art & Design Students Head To University

A group of Queen Alex students are heading straight to university rather than having to complete a foundation course because their work is of such a high standard.

It's very unusual for this to happen in art and design 'A' level courses and staff and students at Queen Alex are delighted that lots of hard work has paid off.

Kimberley Brown is going to Northumbria University to study BA (Hons) Animation and Design. She says: "I was quite surprised I got in straightaway. After university, I'd like a career in film or game animation."

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