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Monday, 26th October 2020

ANBG Photographic Group Exhibition - Reflections

Exhibition by the Friends of the Australian National Botanical Gardens (ANBG) Photographic Group Date: 19 November – 6 December Time: 9.30am – 4.30pm Venue: ANBG Visitors' Centre, Clunies Ross Street, Acton Framed and unframed photographs and other... [more]

Monday, 19th October 2020

U3A Newsletter - November/December 2020 issue available here

CONTENTS: * From the President * From the Editor * Annual General Meeting * U3A ACT Appointments * International Item * U3A Course News * Reminiscing * U3A Walks & Tours Program * Finding Course Information * Key Contacts within U3A [more]

Monday, 31st August 2020

Council on the Ageing (COTA) ACT - Survey

COTA ACT is doing some research on feelings of isolation, and how easy it is for older Canberrans to find services and programs that support positive and active ageing. They are keen to understand if being active plays a part in helping Canberrans... [more]

Thursday, 27th August 2020

U3A Newsletter - September/October 2020 issue available here

CONTENTS: * From the President * From the Editor * International Items * U3A Course News * U3A Walks & Tours * Key Contacts in U3A * Keeping U3A Safe from Cyber Crime [more]

Monday, 24th August 2020

Lambing Flat Writing Competition 2020 - Closing Date 16th October

Lambing Flat Regional Fellowship of Australian Writers invites U3A members to enter their 38th Annual Writing competition. The 38th annual Lambing Flat (Young, NSW) FAW writing competition is now open for entries. The competition is open to all... [more]

Tuesday, 11th August 2020

COVID-19 Safety Plan and U3A Activities - Update

A number of courses have already resumed in U3A's Cook, Flynn and Hughes premises as well as in some non-U3A venues. If you are already enrolled in a course, please get in touch with your Course Leader if they haven't been in touch with you as they... [more]

Thursday, 16th July 2020

U3A Offices at Cook & Hughes reopening Monday 20 July 2020

Members please click here to renew your membership. To update your contact details click here, then log in with your member number and password. Members can check up-to-date courses information by using their password to log in and then going to the... [more]

Tuesday, 23rd June 2020

U3A Newsletter - July-August issue available here

Back issues of the U3A Newsletter are available to Members Only after logging in and then going to the News tab. [more]

Friday, 19th June 2020

COVID Safety Plan now in place - U3A ACT on the path to reopening.

As required by the ACT government, U3A now has a formal COVID Safety Plan in place and we would like all our members to read it. The document can be downloaded from the link below. This means that we can recommence courses in U3A premises, with the current... [more]

Wednesday, 17th June 2020


Recently the despatch of U3A's eBulletin has been flagged as spam by some email service providers. Overall the incident has been resolved. However, we continue to be unable to send to, and addresses. Members with... [more]

Monday, 15th June 2020

COVID-19 and U3A Activities - Status as at 15 June 2020

U3A ACT is putting plans in place to enable face-to-face teaching activities to resume in U3A venues later in the year. The resumption will be staggered over a period of time, and it will not be possible to adopt a 'one size fits all' approach. Hence,... [more]

Monday, 1st June 2020

COVID-19 and U3A Activities - Status as at 1 June 2020

The U3A Committee has sought specific advice from the ACT Government on the latest health advice for the over 70 years age cohort in the ACT. On Friday 22 May, the Office of the ACT Chief Health Officer provided the following information: 'While there... [more]

E.M. Fletcher Writing Competition - Closing Date 15 July 2020

Have you been researching your family history? Do you know anecdotes about grandparents or family? Do you want to transform these into engaging stories for others to read? Then here is an opportunity for you! You still have time before submissions close... [more]

Monday, 25th May 2020

U3A/COTA Tuesday Lunchtime Forums on Zoom

U3A/COTA's Tuesday Lunchtime Forums will recommence on a fortnightly basis in a virtual format basis via Zoom from 16 June. As previously announced, pre-registration will be essential as there is a limit of 99 on participant numbers (99). SCHEDULE... [more]

Wednesday, 20th May 2020

U3A/COTA Tuesday Lunchtime Forums - Update

As members will be well aware, the suspension of face-to-face meetings within U3A has included the popular Tuesday Lunchtime Forums held by U3A/COTA at Hughes. Based on government advice, particularly the continuing requirement for social distancing,... [more]

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