Are you over 50? Retired? Want to learn something new or join a discussion group? Then U3A is for you!
You can exercise your brain by participating in or leading a group and sharing your interests with others.
U3A is an international movement which promotes and practises lifelong learning by providing low cost educational opportunities for retired people in a relaxed and informal environment. No prior educational qualifications are required; no degrees are awarded.
'Come to life' drawing class (AF034.02)
Crime fiction discussion group (ELL078.01)
Watercolour for fun: drawing workshop (AF005.05)
Drawing workshop (AF029.05)
Introduction to Petanque (R036.02)
From Byrd to Britten (M082.01)
Deliberative Democracy (CUA39.01)
The Search for New Guinea's Boundaries (H125.01)
Changes to courses
Photography in RAW (R033.02)
Medieval cathedrals (H117.04)
Acton Discussion Group: Women at crossroads in fiction and non-fiction (ELL071.03)
Political personalities (Group C) (H025.06)
European films centred on children (AF019.03)
Opening the doors of perception (PR026.01)
Seeking expressions of interest
U3A Photography Group/Camera Club
Great Singers of the Twentieth Century: From Caruso to Pavarotti, Dame Nellie Melba to Maria Callas
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Changes, Vacancies, Cancellations and Proposed New Courses
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Sunday 31 August - 2pm. North Belconnen Uniting Church, Melba
Are you interested in becoming a U3A ACT Course Leader? Join us at the Course Leader Information Session 14 July 2014
See the Outings page for two new trips arranged by Garth Setchell - a 2-day trip to Narooma in October including whale-watching and a day-trip to Yass in November.
Are you a current U3A ACT Course Leader?
Share your experiences at the Course Leader Information Session 14 July 2014
National Trust Speaker's Night - The Biggest Estate on Earth, Bill Gammage, Wednesday 16th July. Further details can be found on our Other activities page.
Check out if there are any volunteer positions with U3A that you might be interested in.