u3a - Learning

u3a gives members local and national opportunities to learn a wide range of things at low cost. You can share your skills with others, take up something new and develop your interests in a friendly atmosphere.
Over 40,000 u3a interest groups meet in the UK every week, face to face and more recently, online.

The choice is endless, and reflects local interests: from cookery to creative writing, philosophy to films, maths to mindfulness. The decisions about what to do are made by local members.

 Resources and support for interest groups

Subject Advisers

Information and guidance from volunteers on setting up and running interest
groups in a range of topic areas.

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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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National programmes

Our learning pages are packed with projects to get involved with, whichever u3a you are a member of – maths challenges, creative writing, photography and quizzes, to name a just a few.

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Resource Library

While our DVD library is suspended during the pandemic we have been gathering useful sources of information, references, links and online content.

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Subject Talks

Free interactive sessions on a range of topics to further learning.

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The Research Network

The u3a Research Network brings together u3a volunteers, advice and various resources to support a wide range of research/enquiry-led learning throughout the u3a. This includes ‘shared learning projects’.

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