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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

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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:


15/7 Zumba Seated Goldies: Dance and Music class – Tutor: Catalina Gonzalez

Super fun chair-based movement program which introduces participants to simple forms of moving to music.
Class will start on Monday 15/7 from 10.45am to 11.45am, if a minimum of 10 people enrol.
Price will be: $90 per term (eight weeks term)
Enrolment and information: Phone 9489 9929

11 STANTON ST., COLLINGWOOD.   at 10.30 a.m.
16/7 Trump 1 - David Dorward  

Donald Trump and the Divided State of America.
Part 1: The Erosion of the American Working and Middle Classes; Prelude to the Trump Presidency

23/7 Trump 2 – David Dorward
Donald Trump and the Divided State of America
Part 2: The Chaos and Incompetence of the Trump Presidency: America’s Future?
30/7 rEvolution has started: What, Why and When guide – Bryce Gaton

The rEvolution is happening across all form of transport and machinery, not just cars. So, what's happening and when should you make a move? Bryce will explain why Evs are better to own and drive, and what Electric Vehicles you can get now (or soon) that might meet your needs and answer that all-important question: how you charge them?




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 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
Abbotsford, Victoria
Australia 3067
Phone (03) 9416 3443
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Office hours:
Monday 1 - 3 pm
Friday 10 am - 12 noon
Closed public holidays and school holidays except during enrolment times.