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  • Keep Well

    Keep Well

    Find our latest guidance and advice on coronavirus plus some great ideas to keep learning together - just scroll down.

    Our phone line is still open Monday to Friday: 9.30am to 4.30pm - 020 8466 6139

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  • Keep Learning

    Keep Learning

    There are 1050 local U3As across the United Kingdom with over 444,000 members.

    We have been talking with U3As and many members across the U3A community about the creative ways older adults can use to stay healthy, active and connected with each other during this difficult time.

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  • Keep in Touch

    Keep in Touch

    Keeping in Touch is so important in these unprecedented times and we hope to keep providing links to all sorts of things that may help you do this.

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  • What is the U3A ethos?

    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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  • Keep Joining

    Keep Joining

    Anyone interested in becoming a member of the U3A can either join their local U3A or the Trust U3A which is an online U3A created to accommodate new members wishing to join during this period of social distancing. Find more details click here.

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  • Keep Volunteering

    Keep Volunteering

    Every day thousands of our members volunteer in a great many different roles to keep their U3As running. From joining Committees, running interest groups, setting up venues, recruiting speakers, organising refreshments, managing the finances, delivering workshops, helping to set up new U3As, running joint learning projects and greeting new members our volunteers are there to ensure that things are running smoothly and to plan and that new initiatives can thrive across the movement.

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Latest U3A News

Bird Watch - an Update 4

06 Jul 2020

Thank you for your fantastic garden bird sightings Our feathered friends are still visiting members’ gardens and we’re really delighted that so many members are sharing these with us. This initiative is part of the BirdWatch scheme we are taking part in. Garden BirdWatch is provided by the British ...

U3A Quiz - Week 12

03 Jul 2020

It's Week 12 of our Quiz with a new set of questions - First names and the answers to last week's questions - Transports of Delight You can see these and all the quizzes on the Learning Pages. Chris Wright, the Subject Adviser for quizzes has put together weekly quizzes designed to challenge you a ...

Maths Challenge - Week 13

02 Jul 2020

Welcome to Week 13 of our weekly maths challenge, which is being hosted on our learning pages. On the learning pages you can find the a new set of questions for Week 13 and the answers to the Week 12 challenge. Each week the maths challenge provides problems and puzzles posed by Gordon Burgin, And ...

U3A Wales Castle Photography Project

02 Jul 2020

U3A Wales Region has concluded its popular photography project on castles and selected the winning photo. Entrants across Wales entered the castle-themed competition, submitting stunning photos of castles near them. The winning photograph is of Dolbadarn Castle by David Peers of Bangor U3A. The to ...

U3A Life in Lockdown

02 Jul 2020

Thank you so much for all the positive feedback on our new film, U3A Life in Lockdown. It has now reached 12, 000 views in just two weeks and is rising all the time. Watch the Film It is a celebration of the U3A community and how it has pulled together during lockdown. We may not have been able ...


Our Tweets

Our weekly lecture series with NatWest experts is continuing on Thursday with a lecture on #Robotics so put it in your diary! To watch, head over to our Facebook page at 2.30 on Thursday. facebook.com/u3auk/
@emm33 Hi Malcolm, the new theme is blue. You can see the gallery for 'Circles' and submit photos here, u3a.org.uk/learning/u3a-e…
More fantastic bird photos have been submitted into Birdwatch, part of @_BTO's Garden Bird Watch scheme Submit your photos: u3a.org.uk/learning/birdt…… Photos: 1&2 by Ian of Oldham and District U3A, 3 by Robert of Arun West U3A, 4 by Brian of Belfast U3A. #birds #birdphotography
Want to challenge yourself this Friday? Why not put yourself to the test and try this weeks #maths challenge? u3a.org.uk/component/cont…
RT @GuildfordU3A: Together we are Guildford U3A - Learning new skill sets to keep in touch- it's never too late! Meetings by zoom, groups…