What’s New?

Volunteer patients needed

Here is your chance to perform and help university students at the same time. Nursing students need practice dealing with real people. The lecturer will tell you about your supposed illness and what to do.

If you can help or want more information email  VSPP@nullusc.edu.au or phone 5456 3712.

U3A Choir Concert

A Tapestry of Talent

Be there 2pm  Saturday 9 September Kawana Community Hall

U3A Choir and U3A Ukulele and Tap Dancing Groups

Book Review – Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky

Steve Reilly gave this book an 8 when his book group read it in 2008. for his review from that time and his update from July 2017.

Cycling Kingaroy to Murgon

A number of the members of the Cycling 1 and Cycling 2, plus a few friends, tried out the almost completed rail trail from Kingaroy to Murgon on 20 June. The weather was kind, the company was great, the trail was excellent and the rural scenery a bonus.

Book Review – We Made it! Australia at Last by Eric Wynter

Here is a book I would recommend for people in Europe, especially the UK, who have some interest in Australia and New Zealand. I think it would encourage them to visit. It is also of special interest to those of us who know Eric through U3A Sunshine Coast or Rotary

Term 3 U3A Lecture Program

To see the full list of interesting and informative lectures lined up for us for term 3, 2017, click .

Then click on the Read more buttons in the list to find out about the lectures and the speakers.

New class from 11 July

Positive Ageing Participatory Workshop.

This new U3A class, that John D Cooper will be co-leading with Franci Williams, will be on Tuesday afternoons from 2pm to 3:30pm commencing on 11 July at the Kawana Library Meeting Room.  about it.

News and book reviews, please!

We are always looking for items of interest to members for the U3A Sunshine Coast website and Facebook page. The website now has a special page for Book Reviews. You don’t need to be a member of a U3A Sunshine Coast book group to submit a review.

Please email news items and book reviews to news@nullu3asunshine.org.au.

History of design & architecture – part 1

In term 3, Gillian Davies is repeating the course she gave in term 1. This course covers the story of design and architecture from the ancient Egyptians to the 19th Century. (You will be amazed how much of ancient Egyptian design has carried through the centuries.) Who better to tell us the story than an ex professor of the Savannah College of Art and Design?

230 Million Elderly

Commitment by the Chinese Govt. towards the education of an increasing number of Chinese seniors.


2017 Bursary Recipients

Each year at the Annual General Meeting, U3A Sunshine Coast presents bursaries to 3 students. This year the recipients were Nicole Lambert, Emma Williams and Daniel Dowsett. about their achievements to date and plans for the future. They were selected from a long list of applicants for the bursaries.

Term 2 Lectures

There is another set of interesting and informative lectures lined up for us for term 2, 2017.  To see the full list, click .

Then click on the Read more buttons in the list to find out about the lectures and the speakers.

U3A needs someone to take over organising the U3A Lectures. You get to meet lots of interesting people – just browse this year’s lists of lectures to get the idea. If you are willing to give it a go or want to know more about what’s involved, contact the U3A Office or contact Lyn Lovell on 0421 853 007 or by email at lynlovell@nullgmail.com



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