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Thank you for all your bird photos and descriptions - especially now that summer has officially started and the days are longer, the garden birds are becoming more daring. Our photos sent over the...

It's Week 10 of our Quiz with a new set of questions - What Fear and the answers to last week's questions - Islands of Britain. You can see these and all the quizzes on the Learning Pages. Chris...

Welcome to Week 11 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 11 and the answers to the week 10...

We are so excited to launch our film - U3A Life in Lockdown. You can find it on our Youtube Channel. U3A members across the movement have been finding creative ways to keep learning and stay in...

Dulwich and District U3A have hosted a ‘Showcase of Talent’ event on Zoom. The event, which took place of their normal monthly open meeting, featured performances from their various interest...

U3A Mindfulness Subject Adviser Nancy Taylor has written and recorded a Mindfulness poem which she was inspired to write during this time. Nancy said, "Poetry is the ideal medium for expressing...

Thank you so much for continuing to contribute to the U3A Diary Project - your entries are inspiring.  We hope you are finding the task of diarising your experiences to be cathartic and helpful...

Continuing our series which shares great ideas and the latest ideas and suggestions to help you keep active, keep connected and keep learning. Face masks Two members of Porthcawl U3A have been...

Welcome to Week 10 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 10 and the answers to the week...

Please refer to our advice area called Running your u3a during Covid-19 for comprehensive advice on this. This new area pulls together the advice which is specific to u3as during the pandemic...

It's Week 9 of our Quiz with a new set of questions - Islands of Britain and the answers to last week's questions - Find a Team. You can see these and all the quizzes on the Learning Pages. Chris...

Following Volunteers Week, we are highlighting our U3A member volunteers in the Beacon Team and the work they do to deliver the Beacon service to U3As. Beacon is a U3A management system designed by...

We are constantly inspired by the energy and drive of those volunteering in the U3A, recognition of your endeavors and determination should come all year round and we’d like to start a lasting...

Thank you so much to all members who have sent us these amazing bird photos over the last few weeks. These images and descriptions have really opened our eyes to the wildlife in our gardens and...

Welcome to Week 9 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 9 and the answers to the week 8...

U3A Foyle in Northern Ireland has been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service – the highest accolade a voluntary group can receive in the UK. The U3A’s volunteers were praised for...

It's Week 8 of our Quiz with a new set of questions - Find a Team and the answers to last week's questions - Quotations. You can see these and all the quizzes on the Learning Pages. Chris Wright,...

As part of supporting U3A member volunteers, we have released an online Trustee Induction presentation- part of our national training progamme. Advice and Volunteer Manager, Jane Bailey said, "I...

This week is National Volunteer Week 1– 7 June and while no one feels this is the time for celebrations, U3A wants to acknowledge the important role our volunteers have played during the current...

As we move further into Spring and the days are getting warmer and longer, U3A members have been sending more and more wonderful bird photos and descriptions of their sightings as part of the...

Welcome to Week 8 of our weekly maths challenge, with problems and puzzles posed by Gordon Burgin, Andrew Holt and the U3A Maths and Stats Subject Adviser - David Martin. If you would like to share...