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  1. SYDNEY U3A inc INVITES YOU TO SPEND A FEW MINUTES TO VIEW THIS SLIDE SHOW

  2. The University of the Third Age • Founded in France in 1972 • Started in Australia in 1985 • Started in Sydney in 1988 • U3A now has over 53,000 members in Australia in 165 plus branches • Sydney U3A inc has over 5480 members

  3. What is a “University”? • Based on the mediaeval Latin word ‘universitas’, - meaning • a group of people getting together to learn for pleasure. • An institute of learning designed to educate • “Anything considered as a source of learning” Macquarie dictionary -------------------------------

  4. What makes U3A different? • Stimulates the brain and could help against developing • DEMENTIA. • NO EXAMINATIONS • SOCIAL INTERACTION • MAKE NEW FRIENDS • Learn MORE about subjects that interest YOU!!! --------------

  5. U3A MEMBERS BY STATE IN AUSTRALIA …………………………………….

  6. Entry Requirements forSYDNEY U3A inc. • Over 50 years of age, or younger 'retirees‘. • Those not in full time employment. • A willingness to participate. • Only $10-00 to join, plus • $45-00per annum. GREAT VALUE - suiting the whole community

  7. Membership Means • Affordable learning – run by volunteers. • Ability to enrol in any lecture having space for more participants, or, to put yourself on the waiting list. • Attend any meeting within the Sydney U3A inc region. • Participate as a volunteer in giving lectures. • Volunteer Course Leaders are always welcome and desired. ------------------------------------

  8. Can I join any study group? • No entry requirements, but the leader, or booking clerk, should be initially contacted as the particular venue of choice may not be able to accommodate any extra participants. • Always put your name on the waiting list as openings do occur. • No extra study fees (perhaps, a fee to cover hand-out costs @ 20 cents per sheet) • Participants must sign in when attending a class • Persons attending classes can opt to purchase Tea/Coffee plus a biscuit during the break for $1-00.. • Make new friends!!!! -----------------------------------

  9. AVAILABLE COURSES • Literature • Discussion Groups • Yoga • Tai Chi • Drama • Cinema • Genealogy • Languages • History • Creative Writing • Art and Painting • Music Appreciation • Philosophy • Science&Technology and More

  10. ContactSydneyU3A Incorporated For more information CLICK on a link. Phone: (02) 9252 2033 Fax: (02) 9252 2339 Email: mail@sydneyu3a.org Website: http://www.sydneyu3a.org/sydneyu3a.505html ---------------------------------------

  11. RegionalAGM Meeting 2009

  12. SOME INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT U3A UnitedKingdomU3A • 551 groups • 142,400 members

  13. SOME INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT U3A China U3A • 28,000 groups • 2.3 million members These figures contain an obvious message So? Are you missing out by not becoming a member? JOIN US NOW - You too can enjoy the fruits of learning, as well as participating in providing interesting courses for others from your own wealth of knowledge and\or experience.

  14. SYDNEY U3A inc Thank you for showing interest – YOU, can also benefit from membership. JOIN NOW!!!! ASK FOR AN ENROLEMENT FORM