eVoice Articles Online

Patricia Barry – Volunteer Educator and Lifesaver Trainer Read More

Patricia Barry – Volunteer Educator and Lifesaver Trainer

One of our newest Life Members, Patricia Barry, has combined a love of language with a lifelong contribution to the lifesaving movement – and she has been recognised for her
President’s Message – October 2020 Read More

President’s Message – October 2020

Dear Members, It’s countdown now until the end of an extraordinary year. Congratulations to everyone for keeping up their good spirits and let’s hope we can stay safe in the
Bushwalkers – Enjoying the Exploration Read More

Bushwalkers – Enjoying the Exploration

The U3A Bushwalking Group took the Dalchara National Park walk recently. John Oakhill is the group guide and has been taking hikers on some challenging walks over the past two
Venues wanted for U3A classes Read More

Venues wanted for U3A classes

U3A is always on the lookout for halls or rooms that we can use for our classes. This has become even more of a priority since COVID-19 protocols have meant
Caloundra Pickleball team scores Gold in Brisbane Read More

Caloundra Pickleball team scores Gold in Brisbane

Caloundra U3A Pickleball Group is letting the Brisbane Pickleball players know they are now a force to be reckoned with, having won Gold at the recent Brisbane Pickleball Open Competition.
Research participants required by USC Read More

Research participants required by USC

In conjunction with the University of the Sunshine Coast a University of Southern Queensland research team, led by Caroline Lamb,  is undertaking a study to investigate the relationship between nutrition
World Pickleball Day a Success Read More

World Pickleball Day a Success

As part of World Pickleball Day, the U3A Pickleball Group at Caloundra staged a very successful introduction day at Caloundra Stadium. Organisers, Peter and Jill Campbell said there were 51 people
Travel Chat update Read More

Travel Chat update

by Ruth Fiechtner, Travel Chat Leader The Caloundra Travel Chat group resumed in early August after the Covid shutdown, with six enjoyable presentations this term. Our fabulous destinations included Kazakhstan
John D Cooper – From Rabbi to U3A Co-initiator Read More

John D Cooper – From Rabbi to U3A Co-initiator

“Now that we are here, where do we want to go?” John D Cooper has served U3A Sunshine Coast since the very beginning when he was one of the four
President’s Message – September 2020 Read More

President’s Message – September 2020

Photo: Office Coordinator Jennifer Strike with volunteer Mary Ann Wright Dear Members, Welcome to our latest edition of e-Voice, celebrating the successful conclusion of Term 3. And what an amazing
Bursary Awardees say “thank you” Read More

Bursary Awardees say “thank you”

Caitlyn Hockam (pictured above) is completing her second year of full-time study in the Bachelor of Primary Education, and was very pleased to be awarded the one of the bursaries.
Mara Miller – Our new Life Member Read More

Mara Miller – Our new Life Member

Photo: Mara Miller at home in Buderim.  A life that’s “Not just sun surf and sand” When it comes to U3A personalities, Mara Miller, now 96 years young, is in
President’s Report August 2020 Read More

President’s Report August 2020

After months’ postponement owing to Covid 19, our AGM held on Saturday August 8th at the North Shore Community Centre went off without a hitch. The new venue proved to
USC leaders receive Order of Australia awards Read More

USC leaders receive Order of Australia awards

Above: Professor Greg Hill AO and Professor Jeanine Young AM (USC Photos) USC is celebrating two of its leaders gaining Order of Australia awards, as announced in the Queen’s Birthday
Colin Maddocks joins U3A Network Queensland Read More

Colin Maddocks joins U3A Network Queensland

Photo: An earlier photo of Colin Maddocks with U3A Network Queensland President Gail Bonser. U3A Network Queensland have announced the appointment of Colin Maddocks, a former President of the U3A
Students’ view on home study and back to classrooms Read More

Students’ view on home study and back to classrooms

Here are Year 9 students’ responses to questions about studying at home and returning to formal classes at school.  Studying at home • The teachers made it fun • Was

Never stop learning!