Membership Renewals for 2023
New Memberships and Membership renewals for 2023 is now available and enrolment into 2023 classes is open. Click on the menu tabs at the top to find out more about Membership and Courses, or contact the U3A Office during our office hours.
Note that the U3A Hawkesbury Committee will continue to monitor the advice provided by government and health authorities in relation to COVID19, and take any actions that are appropriate to minimise the health risks to our members. To be a member in 2023, you need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID19.
U3A stands for University of the Third Age. Your “third age” can be the best time of your life. The first age is childhood; the second age is the mid part of your life, usually tied up with the responsibilities of career and family; the third age is the time when you are ready and free to explore, learn and share knowledge.
So U3A is a movement of retired and semi-retired people who come together to continue their educational, social and creative interests in a friendly and informal environment – a new and informal type of university, run by local volunteers, without the pressures of formal education.
- Learn something new
- Keep an active mind and body
- Meet new friends
- Share your interests and passions with others
Hawkesbury U3A offers a diverse range of stimulating courses to members. You are sure to find something that interests you. Courses include philosophy, languages, literature and drama, travel, writing, technology, ukulele, birds, board games, ethics, tai chi, art, table tennis, bowls and many more. Explore the full list from the Courses link.
With your membership, you are able to attend as many courses as you wish. At Hawkesbury U3A, most courses run for the full year, from February to November, and you may be able to join the courses at any time. Contact the office if you have questions about this.
You may have an area of personal interest and knowledge that you would like to share with others. Think about becoming a tutor and leading your own class on their educational journey.