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There are 1039 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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"Meeting interested & interesting people at U3A has enhanced my life & wellbeing considerably” We are spreading the word about U3A at the first festival of ageing @CaledonianNews Thanks to Paisley & District and Glasgow West End U3A #LearningNotLonely #ISupportU3A
RT @CaledonianNews: Scotland’s ageing workforce can be an asset, not an expense. Minister for Older People @ChristinaSNP, opening the first…
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@U3A_UK is delighted to be part of the EngAge conference @heraldscotland @GenAnalytics Festival of Ageing So many people taking copies of U3A research #LearningNotLonely Our nearly 500,000 are living proof of the positive impact of continuing to learn & stay active in retirement
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@U3A_UK Play Reading Group, Isle of Scilly performed ‘Murder in Hugh Town’ by U3A member, the late Pip Parry "We regularly dip into Hidden Treasures - sketches, poems & plays by Pip. We have great fun" U3A brings people together in retirement to learn, stay active, make friends