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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
Handchimes class begins 21 July Read More

Handchimes class begins 21 July

U3A is excited to have Wendy Turton tutoring a class in Handchimes at Mapleton Community Hall on Tuesdays from 10.00am to 11.30am commencing 21 July 2020. Handchimes and music will
Success with art classes via email Read More

Success with art classes via email

Photo: Sally Chandler, U3A Art Tutor and Educator. “Welcome to our online, inhouse, incarceration program,” wrote tutor Sally Chandler in a greeting to students continuing art classes remotely using an