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)
JS Bach: The Bach journey (M08.01)
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
Proposed New Courses
Inviting expressions of interest
Landscapes around Canberra, their origins and evolution
Discussing Heroines in 19thC Realist Literature
U3A Photography Group/Camera Club
For more information on all of the above, go to
Changes, Vacancies, Cancellations and Proposed New Courses
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The U3A eBulletin is an irregular bulletin which is emailed to members. It provides information about matters which may be of immediate interest to members. Read the latest:
The U3A Newsletter is published six times each year and reports on U3A activities, programs, courses and upcoming events. Essential reading for all U3A ACT members. Read the latest:
Wednesday 26 November, U3A ACT 2014 AGM at Cook
Thursday 11 December U3A Christmas party at Cook
Get involved...for Christmas 2014!
U3A’s Christmas Party will be on Thursday 11 December at Cook- how about helping out? Email
Are you between 60—80 years?
Sally Horwood, of the Research School of Psychology at ANU urgently needs you to participate in an Age and Visual Attention Study!
Check out if there are any volunteer positions with U3A that you might be interested in.