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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
To Infinitives … and beyond! Exploring grammar problems (ELL088.01), proposed to start 27 October
An Introduction for New Presenters (SHE068.01), starting 17 November

For more information on new courses, go to New Courses

Ancient Egypt H009.16 - starts 7 October
Solving Sudoku Puzzles R053.02 - starts 12 October
'Come to life' drawing art group
Con Brio ladies choir

Great singers of the 20th century M085.02
Problem solving and communication skills SBS002.07
Compelled to serve H131.02
Personalities: the four temperaments SBS001.07
Is there a link between climate hysteria and the desire to rule? SHE065.01
Astro-trading and investing with the stars CUA038.02
International Climate Negotiations: Paris 2015 SHE056.01

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

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

Comedy Through the Ages ELL86.01 - earlier finishing date

Defenders of the Faith H138.01 - changed contact arrangements

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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2015 Annual General Meeting
2pm Wednesday 25 November, Cook Community Centre Hall, 41 Templeton Street, Cook

Please note that individual Notice Papers relating to the Agenda for the Annual General Meeting will be sent to members by email or post in due course.

Sunday 29 November, Brindabella Orchestra will be performing their final concert for 2015 at the Queanbeyan Uniting Church, Rutledge Street,Queanbeyan, commencing at 2pm sharp.

ANU Road Safety Study: Participants aged 55-70 wanted (PDF)

President's statement on Review of our Information Technology

Members' Calendar- Key Dates for 2015

Attending classes at University of Canberra

Vacancies: Course Coordinators

Check out if there are any volunteer positions with U3A that you might be interested in.

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