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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.


2015 Prospectus

New courses
Medieval Cathedrals of England Plus One H117.06 - starts 10 June
The ANU Classics Museum - illuminating life in the classical world H133.02 - starts 22 June
Introduction to spreadsheets CS030.01 - starts 8 July
Cryptic crosswords R010.9 - starts 29 July

For more information on new courses, go to New Courses

Tuesday book lovers ELL021.07
Those magnificent birds and their flying machines SHE025.03 - starts 25 May
Traveller’s Tales – Along Paths Less Travelled - Four Ancient Lands: Iran, Azerbaijan, Georgia & Armenia (Part1) H136.01 - starts 27 May
Kipling IV ELL059.04 - starts 23 June
The illuminated letter AF001.13 - starts 3 September

Great singers of the 20th century M085.02
Problem solving and communication skills SBS002.07
Compelled to serve H131.02

Changes to courses
Monday Mah Jong Group R003.07 - change to contact details

Intro to numerology, astrology and hand analysis - a 21st century perspective SBS004.06 and Selected themes in astrology, numerology and hand analysis SBS007.07 - change to contact details

Heroines in 19th C realist literature ELL083.01 - change to starting date and venue

Recorder Rondo Class M087.01 - advice of venue

Let's play with choice SBS022.01 - new dates

Proposed New Courses - Inviting expressions of interest

NSW coastal landscapes, their origins and evolution

For more information on the above, go to
Changes, Vacancies, Cancellations and Proposed New Courses

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Con Brio U3A's half-yearly Open Day Wednesday 3 June, Yarralumla Church Hall, lunch 12.15, concert 12.45, entry: gold coin.

Warrani Chorale: A Morning of Music Wednesday 24 June,10.30 to 12 noon, Weston Uniting Church

Check out the new U3A ACT Half day seminars program.
The schedule for these seminars will be regularly published and updated under Activities on this website.

Members' Calendar- Key Dates for 2015

Attending classes at University of Canberra

Vacancies: Course Coordinators

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