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There are 1043 local U3As across the United Kingdom with over 425,000 members.

 

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  • What is U3A?
  • What do we do?
  • How are we different?
  • What is the U3A ethos?
  • How do I join?
  • #LearningNotLonely

    Read new research showing U3A's positive, cost-effective and sustainable impact on the wellbeing and future of retired people in the UK.

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  • What is U3A?

    U3A (University of the Third Age) is a UK movement of retired and semi-retired people who come together to continue their educational, social and creative interests in a friendly and informal environment.

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  • What do we do?

    Members of local U3As draw upon their knowledge and experience to teach and learn from each other. It's all voluntary, run in informal activity sessions, covering hundreds of different subjects.

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  • How are we different?

    U3A is an informal, co-operative, volunteer-led organisation which embraces everyone of all backgrounds, religions and cultures. There are no formal qualifications or exams to pass. The U3A draws on the strengths and enthusiasms of all its members.

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  • What is the U3A ethos?

    At its heart, the U3A believe that continuing to learn, develop your interests, make friends and try something new, is a life-long passion.

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  • How do I join?

    Anyone interested in becoming a member can join through their nearest local U3A. You can locate and contact your nearest U3A here.

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Art History, Creative Writing English Poetry, Film, Italian Language & Culture Linguistics, Singing for Pleasure - the list of classes goes on @U3A_UK members have been learning, sharing skills and having fun at this years National Summer School @AstonUniversity #LearnLaughLive
RT @musicalange: Thoroughly enjoyed running the ‘Warm-ups, Articulation and Musicality for Performance’ workshop with the @U3A_UK #ukulele
RT @RoslynByfield: Andrew Strauss talks about #death and #dying still being taboo subjects and of the importance of talking about them. Our…
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Do you love Jazz? Are you a U3A member? Then you could spend a day with award winning Saxophonist Alan Barnes & his Octet, learn more about Jazz & hear a world premiere of Alan's new project Read an exclusive interview with Alan sources.u3a.org.uk eventbrite.co.uk/e/u3a-jazz-stu…
RT @maggieinlondon: A woman has contacted me after reading an article about my sexuality in @U3A_UK magazine (published Autumn 2017). She i…