U3A - the University of the Third Age - is an international movement that encourages people to take part in lifelong learning for pleasure. U3A allows people to enjoy educational, creative, social and leisure activities in a relaxed environment at low cost. There are no prior qualifications, no exams and no degrees awarded.
U3A Yarra City aims to
Provide opportunities for seniors for lifelong learning and social activity
Harness the cultural diversity, life experience and knowledge of older people
Provide affordable self-help educational and recreational programs for mature adults
Foster relationships with other community organisations which have complementary or compatible aims
Intrigued by what a University of the Third Age does? Who can be involved?
Interested in bicycling, or looking for bike paths suitable for over 50’s? See the new web site built by the On Yer Bike group from U3A Yarra City: onyerbike-u3a.org.au
TUESDAY FORUMS ARE HELD AT THE COLLINGWOOD LIBRARY, 11 STANTON ST., COLLINGWOOD. at 10.30 a.m. GUESTS WELCOME
13/8 Superb Lyrebird: Farmer, fire fighter, eco-engine In this talk, Alex Maisey will introduce the audience to the lyrebirds in Sherbrooke Forest and present some of his research on the role the species play in maintaining ecosystems in the wet forests of central Victoria.
27/8 Gardens Around Dublin. Suzanne Collings will speak about the many beautiful and historic gardens on the very green island of Ireland. They are in a variety of garden styles but all show the influence of a lot of rain! In the first of two talks, we will look at the gardens in and around Dublin, including Powerscourt, Mount Usher and Altamont.
Membership subscriptions being taken NOW for 2019. To renew membership or join U3A Yarra City, go to Membership Page and view Payment Options. Read instructions for payment, then renew or join.
SEMESTER DATES 2019 Semester 1: Tuesday, January 29th to Friday June 28th. School holidays: including Easter: Saturday, April 6th to Monday, April 22nd
Midyear break: Saturday, June 29th to Sunday, July 14th.
Semester 2: Monday, July 15 to Friday, December 20th. School holidays: Saturday, September 21st to Sunday, October 6th.
17 Stanton Street
Australia 3067 Phone (03) 9416 3443 email@example.com Office hours:
Monday 1 - 3 pm
Friday 10 am - 12 noon
Closed public holidays and school holidays except during enrolment times.