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A new range of Tuesday forums and courses will commence in Term 1 2021. If you wish to join any of these classes (where places are available), please seek to enrol online (click the MEMBERSHIP button above to log-in) or contact us at

VENUE: Zoom online by invitation once enrolled.
DAY: Tuesday
TIME: 10.30-11.30

11/5/21 The Transformation of American Society. David Dorward returns to look back on the Trump phenomena and address the question why so many people supported/ and still support him.

18/5/21 Healthy Lifestyle & Wellbeing. Alain Young will cover a range of evidence-based information on the latest diet myths and misconceptions, the importance of knowing exactly what goes into our foods, the most effective exercises for maximum health benefits, chronic disease prevention tips to lower cholesterol, blood pressure & blood glucose levels among other things, the importance of wellness in our lives and much more. At the end of the Presentation, there is mention of a Free Victorian Government Funded Healthy Lifestyle & Wellbeing Course, that has been run at many U3As in Victoria, that members have an opportunity to register for. Alain is an Exercise Physiologist

25/5/21 Hearing & Brain Health. Andrew Campbell will discuss the startling links between hearing loss and cognitive decline. He has a Master of Audiology and has treated patients about hearing and brain health in Australia and internationally


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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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:

Due to circumstances beyond our control, TUESDAY FORUMS will NOT be held at the Collingwood Library for the next few months. Please check this page regularly for information.


To renew membership or join U3A Yarra City, go to Membership Page and view Payment Options.
Read instructions for payment, then renew or join.

2021 course enrolments are now open.


Semester 1: Thursday, January 28th to Friday June 25th.
Autumn holidays: including Easter: Saturday, 3rd April to Sunday 18th April
Midyear break: Saturday, June 26th to Sunday, July 11th.
Semester 2: Monday, July 12th to Friday, December 17th.
Spring holidays: Saturday, September 18th to Sunday, October 3 rd .
17 Stanton Street
Abbotsford, Victoria
Australia 3067
03 9416 3443
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U3A Yarra City office will be open from January 25th, 2021.

Office Hours:
Monday, 1pm to 3pm
Friday, 10am to noon.