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"Make the most of life once you’re no longer in full time work by exploring new ideas, skills and interests with your local u3a"

Across the UK, u3a members are learning, staying active and having fun in later life. It’s local, social, friendly, low-cost and open to all.

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Latest News

Myth busting u3a

Myth busting u3a

A new online advent calendar for members busts myths about the Third Age Trust

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Counting up to Beacon 500

Counting up to Beacon 500

Beacon, the management system created and run by u3a members, will soon be celebrating its 500th u3a

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National Tree Week

u3a Celebrates National Tree Week 

u3a members share how they connect with trees and nature for National Tree Week

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What our members say

Jayne

u3a singing has brought such joy and depth to my life.  u3a members are so interesting because they are interested in the world around them

Jayne, Summer School Singing for Fun group

Mick

It’s given me the opportunity to learn to play ukulele for the first time and now I am learning guitar.  I’m having such a lot of fun

Mick, Coleshill u3a and Sutton Coldfield u3a

Angela

I felt very welcomed by other members of the committee when I became a trustee.  u3a got me involved with lots of activities and kept me busy and active after I retired

Angela, Committee Member Croydon u3a

What we offer

Learning Area

u3a is the friendly, fun way to learn new things and share your skills with others. Find out more from our expert subject advisors or join in our national learning programmes

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Events

As a u3a member you have access to a range of bespoke events including our summer school programme, our national UK wide events with partner organisations, or simply to take part in our u3a conference and AGM

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Advice and Guidance

Become a member and get exclusive access to our advice area which includes support for u3a committees, to keeping your u3a running during covid-19.

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u3a brand centre

u3a 2022 diaries are now selling fast – get them at the Brand Centre.

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Become a Volunteer

There’s a range of roles on offer. You can help out across the movement from our trustees, committees, in finance or in communications. It’s a chance to give something back and support the smooth running of the u3a movement.

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u3a Radio Podcast

u3a Radio Podcast - join our talented team of volunteer members with radio experience as they talk to different people in the movement and share stories, news and features.

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