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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

Tuesday Talks

27/2 Tales and Lessons from the Couch This talk will draw on the experience of decades of clinical work, teaching and researching into child and family trauma.

Meeting Room, Collingwood Library, Abbotsford. 10.30 a.m.
Attendance at our talks is open to the public. Members can bring friends to courses and events.

2018 course enrolments NOW being accepted from 2018 Financial Members.  Go to Membership page, Login and proceed.

To renew membership or join U3A Yarra City, go to Membership page and view Payment Options.  Follow instructions to pay, then renew or join.


Semester dates 2018
Semester 1: 30 Jan to 29 June
Semester 2: 16 July to Dec 14
Semester 1: Tuesday, January 30th to Friday June 29th. School holidays, including Easter: Friday, March 30th to Sunday April 15th. Midyear break: Saturday June 30th to Sunday July 15th.
Semester 2: Monday July 16th to Friday, December 21st. School holidays: Saturday, September 22nd to Sunday October 7th.


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.