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Open Day 2021 Read More

Open Day 2021

U3A Open Day was successful albeit with a reduced attendance owing to the continuing influence of Covid-19 restrictions. President Glyni Cumming acknowledged the support of tutors and volunteers, saying “I’d
President’s Report – December 2020 Read More

President’s Report – December 2020

In this Report: Open Day 2021, Annual Tutors & Volunteers Luncheon, Have you considered Volunteering? What an extraordinary year it has been, and it will continue to affect our early
Book now for Covid-safe Open Day – 9 January 2021 Read More

Book now for Covid-safe Open Day – 9 January 2021

Venue: Innovation Centre, University of the Sunshine Coast Times: 9am to 12.30pm Tutors: About 30 tutors will present their courses on the day. Bookings are essential for  the Innovation Centre
Christmas parties galore Read More

Christmas parties galore

A number of U3A groups held end-of-year parties to celebrate what has been a challenging year for everyone. Here are some of the photos taken at venues attended by these
Congratulations for 25 Years membership Read More

Congratulations for 25 Years membership

At our annual Tutors and Volunteers Luncheon certificates were presented for 25 years membership of U3A: Jillian Markwell plays table tennis, assists with Aquasize, and is secretary for the choir.
Using Zoom in 2021 Read More

Using Zoom in 2021

During the year, U3A Sunshine Coast responded well to the challenge offered by Covid 19 and, unbelievably, our numbers have continued to grow gradually. We were one of the few
Enrol or Renew for 2021 Membership Read More

Enrol or Renew for 2021 Membership

End of year is fast approaching so now is the time to ensure you are a financial member for 2021 and start planning the classes, courses and activities you wish
Looking forward to 2021 Read More

Looking forward to 2021

There are a number of major events and some pressing issues that U3A SC needs to  address in 2021, ones requiring some input from members. Here are the ones being
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

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