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.
Please note: Enrolments for the Warrani Chorale have now reached the maximum limit. If you would like to be put on a waiting list please contact Pam Wilmot on .
- Great Singers of the Twentieth Century M085.03 – starts Thursday 12 May
- How Art Made Our Civilisation AF57.01 - starts Tuesday 5 July
For more information on new courses, go to New Courses
- Australian Political Personalities - Groups A (H001.08), B (H006.08) and C (H025.08) - starting 27 April, 28 April am and 28 April pm respectively
- Discovering and Enjoying Classical Music: The History of Opera from Monteverdi to the 20th Century with George Owens MO29.08 - starts Tuesday 3 May
- Pottery for Fun AF048.03 - starts Wednesday 4 May
- Ukulele for Beginners - both courses (M090.01 and M090.02) now full
- 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
- Exploration of choral music M088.01
- From pianola to swing M055.03
Changes to courses
- 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
- Keep the marbles rolling R059.01 - change to starting date
- Scottish Country Dancing for Beginners R052.05 - change to starting date
- Traveller's Tales H136.06 and H136.07 - changes to dates
Proposed New Courses - Inviting expressions of interest
- How to install and use Linux - if interested contact Guptila de Silva before 31 March.
For more information on the above, go to
Changes, Vacancies, Cancellations and Proposed New Courses
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:
2015 Annual General Meeting Report
- President's report to members on 2015 AGM (PDF, 15kB)
- Papers tabled for the information of members at the 2015 AGM (PDF, 1MB)
President's statement on Review of our Information Technology
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