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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.


2016 Prospectus

Please note if you are interested in enrolling in Life's Rich Tapestry SBS025.01, you will need to do so before 4 February 2016.

New courses

  • Aristotle's Ethics PR022.03 - starts Tuesday 2 February
  • Books 'r' us ELL080.03 - starts Thursday 3 March
  • How art made our civilisation AF57.01 - starts Tuesday 5 July

For more information on new courses, go to New Courses


  • Contemporary issues book group CUA019.08 - starts Tuesday 2 February
  • Traveller's Tales, Part 4 – Antarctica, the Great Southern Land H136.05 - starts Wednesday 3 February
  • Problem Solving and Communication Skills SBS 002.08 - starts Thursday 4 February
  • The Books and Writers Group (ELL008.08) – starts Monday 8 February
  • Solving Sudoku Puzzles (R053.03) – starts Thursday 11 February
  • Family History - Beyond the Service record H154.01 - starts Monday 15 February
  • Exploration of Choral Music M88.01 - starts 29 February
  • Scottish country dancing for beginners - continuing R052.05 - starts 10 March


  • Computer and similar technology workshop CS034.01 as advertised in the January Newsletter
  • Recorder rhythm class M080.03
  • Maths games, puzzles and diversions R004.08

Changes to courses

  • Meditation and mindfulness SHE071.01 - new finishing date
  • Con Brio choir - new contact details
  • Warrani Chorale - revised contact details
  • An exploration of choral music M88.01 - change to contact phone number and note about content
  • Term 1 and Term 2 film studies AF035.04 and AF050.01 - changes to enrolment arrangements
  • Continuing Italian L071.02 on Friday afternoons - is now full
  • Exploring the Myers-Briggs personality typology SBS024.01 - change to contact details
  • Learning to read music - for singers M052.07 - change to cost
  • U3A Camera Club AF043.06 - change to starting time
  • Canada: A little history, geography and travel R054.02 - correction of enrolment date
  • Contemporary issues book group CUA019.08 - correction to contact phone number
  • Scottish country dancing for beginners - continuing R052.05 - change to commencement date
  • Beginners Computer Chat Group (Southside) CS029.04 - change to dates
  • Beginners Computer Chat Group (Northside) CS029.03 - change to dates

Proposed New Courses - Inviting expressions of interest

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

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