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Mahjong - Beginners, new class commencing 2020

Learn how to play Mahjong at our new Tuesday classes commencing on 28 Jan 2020 from 8.30am - 11.30am at Cleveland Manor.


Criminal Law

We are offering a new Criminal Law class in 2020. Classes will be held on Thursdays at the Cleveland Library from 1.30pm - 3.00pm. Please contact the office to have your name added to our interest list.


Italian for Absolute Beginners

We are offering a new class for absolute beginners in 2020. Classes to be held on Thursdays from 11.00am - 12.30pm at Cleveland Library. Please call the office to add your name to the interest list. 


New course for 2020 - iPhoneography

This course is designed to show you how to go beyond taking happy snaps and selfies and to illustrate the versatility of the camera on your iPhone. In 2020 the course will be over two terms and held in the Capalaba Library Meeting Room twice a month.


AGM for U3A Redlands, 2 December 2019 at 9.30am, Donald Simpson Centre

The Annual General Meeting of U3A Redlands is on Monday, 2 December at the Donald Simpson Community Centre starting at 9.30am.  All members are encouraged to attend.  Reminder that all Committee positons will be declared vacant.  Please contact the Office, on 3821 3888, for a nomination form.

We will be taking renewals and new memberships for 2020 between 8.30am - 9.30am and will have eftpos facilities available on the morning. 

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New Course starting Term 1, 2020

Olympic Game History Discussion Group

Have you ever wondered about the history behind Australian participation at the Modern Olympic Games?  Were the Games always the massive event that they are today?  Why is Australia one of just three nations that have been represented at all Summer Olympic Games since 1896?

U3A will offer a six week program.  Please contact the office to be added to the interest list via email admin(at)u3aredlands.com.au or phone 3821 3888.

Class will run Wednesdays, 10.00am at the Aveo Freedom Village, Redland Bay.

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Redlands U3A Singers Christmas Concert

7.30pm on Friday 6 December at St Paul's Anglican Church, cnr North and Cross Streets, Cleveland

Proceeds will go to the "Archbishop's Emergency Relief Fund"

Accompanist :  Judith Johnson

Conductor :  Margaret Ward 


Admission $20.   Supper included.  

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New in Term 4

Law Subject - Our Constitution

Beginning on Thursday 7 November at the Cleveland Library 1.30pm - 3.00pm, running for 5 weeks.  Please contact the office to be put in touch with the Tutor, Greg Cudmore.


U3A Redlands Ramblers

Walks are held on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month, except school holidays.

Nov 14 - Pt Halloran, Victoria Pt. Meet at the end of Orana Street, having turned left off Pt Hallorana Rd. Easy

Nov 28 - Crystal Waters. Turn at the lights, cvorner of Cleveland Redland Bay Rd and Island Outlook Avenue. Park at the rear of the IGA Shopping Centre. Moderate. Bring money for morning tea at local cafe. 

Dec 12 - Wellington Point Recreation Reserve - Short walk followed by BYO breakfast/morning tea.


                            Camera Club 

20 Nov       Field Trip - Wellington Point sunset. Leaders:  Elaine and Phil Bevis

18 Dec       Christmas break-up lunch at a local restaurant - TBA


New Class for Term 4 - started 15 October

Dead Poets Society   -  Bringing Poetry Alive 

Venue:                 Aveo Freedom Aged Care, Cinema Room

                            88 Swansea Circuit, Redland Bay

Time :                  9.30 am - 11.30 am 

Dates:                 12, 26 November, 10 December 

Cost:                    $5, including light morning tea

Tutors:                 George Chapman and Anne McBurnie

An interest list is being created in the U3A office, so please call and add your name or email admin(at)u3aredlands.com.au 


U3A Redlands - Breakfast Group Venues

24 Nov    08.00am     Lighthouse Cafe, 237 Shore St North, Cleveland


Call out for Tutors

Do you have a skill, specific knowledge or passion you are willing to share?

Becoming a tutor of a course at U3A can open the door to a whole new world: not just for the participants but the tutor as well. If you wish further information about becoming a tutor and joining our enthusiastic band, please contact the office on 3821 3888 admin(at)u3aredlands.com.au or one of our tutor liaison officers Nahn Shimmons tutorliaisonacademic(at)u3aredlands.com.au or Karen Buhmann tutorliaisonleisure(at)u3aredlands.com.au

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Our Life in Australia program has returned to the Donald Simpson Community Centre. 

Life in Australia is held during school terms on a Monday, 9.30am in the Donald Simpson Community Centre, Cleveland. 

Nov 18 - A Safer Future for Our Grandchildren - How do we forge an independent pathway for Australia ?  Guest speakers, Annette Brownlie, Dr Ross Gwyther and musician Dermot Dorgan. 

Nov 25 - Helping Families Protect their Loved Ones - Guest speaker Loan Chow, Director of YHC Lawyers.

The U3A Office is open 9am – 12noon Monday to Friday during school terms, call 3821 3888 with enquiries.


U3A, short for the University of the Third Age, provides members with affordable education and the opportunity to study and learn in a relaxed environment. The U3A approach to instruction is informal and study groups are attended by an experienced tutor. There are no prerequisites required to join classes and no exams or formal assessments of students. Redlands U3A provides activities and classes covering a range of different subjects. Peruse our list of courses and find that subject that has always interested you but you never had the time to do.

How do I join?

You can apply for membership by completing our online form and then paying your application fee by EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer).

Alternatively, you can download and print our membership application form and bring the completed form and payment to our office during office hours.

 Membership application form (print version)

For more information on joining U3A Redlands and attending classes, please read our Frequently Asked Questions.