u3a - Workshops to support your u3a


Workshops to support your u3a


The Third Age Trust has developed a number of workshops for u3a committee members ,potential committee members Group Leaders and Group Coordinators.  The online workshops have been designed to provide support, information and knowledge to the u3a movement.  They have been developed in consultation with u3a members. 

Following the ethos of the u3a movement, the workshops are delivered by Trust volunteers. They bring their background and experience as Trustees, u3a Chairs and Committee members, to make the online workshops informal and informative with a unique opportunity to meet u3a members from across the UK.

The workshops that are currently offered by the Trust include:

Running your u3a –  Information for Trustees which explores, Trusteeship and to help you understand your role as a Trustee (committee member) and good governance

Finance  Matters – budgeting, accounting and managing u3a monies

Interest Groups Matter – to review the guiding principles, discuss the role and responsibilites of Group Coordinators and Group Leaders/Convenors and to discuss challenges in running effective groups 



  • Running your u3a -Information for Trustees Tuesday 25th 10:00-12:15  REGISTER HERE

  • Interest Groups Matter  Friday 28th 10:00-12:15  REGISTER HERE 

  • Finance Matters Monday 31st 10:00-12:15 REGISTER HERE


  • Running your u3a - Information for Trustees Tuesday 8th 14:00-16:15   REGISTER HERE

  • Interest Groups Matter  Friday 11th 10:00-12:15    REGISTER HERE 

  • Finance Matters Tuesday 15th 10:00-12:15  REGISTER HERE
  • Running your u3a - Information for Trustees Friday 18th 10:00-12:15  REGISTER HERE

The workshop structure


Zoom Tutorials
  • Introduction to Zoom Wednesday 9th , 10:30-11:30 REGISTER HERE 

  • Breakout rooms , Screen Share and Polls on Zoom Monday 14th 10:30-11:30 REGISTER HERE 


What participants have said:-

"I think it was excellent -very relaxed and everyone had an opportunity to speak whether it was to give their opinion or to ask further questions"
"Session worked well and it was good to see other u3a members and to hear of their issues."