"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.

There’s so much out there to experience – what’s stopping you?

 

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Latest News

A fresh look for u3a

A fresh look for u3a

What do you think of our new look?

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u3a push back on ageism campaign

u3a push back on ageism campaign

Have you noticed the way we treat older adults? We think, as a…

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u3a Radio launches

u3a Radio launches

We are delighted to launch the first u3a radio. News, features…

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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

Jim

Being part of u3a keeps me active – we learn things from each other and make a difference to the community around us.

Jim - East Renfrewshire hands on gardening

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

A new brand centre is coming soon with new materials and assets to download. In the meantime you can access our u3a shop.

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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 blog - Sources

Our blog – Sources has a range of articles, opinion, features – all from the membership. Read u3a Sources

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