2021 NEW MEMBERSHIPS & RENEWALS - OPEN

From 1 February 2021 membership fees are:

Single $30 Full year

Couple: $55 (Partner 1 selects Full option $30; Partner 2 selects Couple option $25)

Members are encouraged to renew and join online (Preferred Method)

 

Online Payment Options

1. Pay by credit card via secure EWay Payment Gateway. You will be emailed a receipt from Eway for possible printing.

2. Pay by EFT using the following bank details: A receipt will be generated by your online banker for possible printing.

Account Name:
University of the Third Age Redlands District Inc

BSB:
124025

Account:
10545277

Reference:
Surname, initials and membership number (if known)

Membership cards are not required this year but if you wish to have a card they are available from the U3A Redlands Office.  

Pay at Office

When renewing or taking up new membership online and you select the “Pay at Office” option, you have 14 days to make your payment in person.

Payments by cash or cheque can be taken at the office between the hours of 9:00 am -12 noon.

Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions please call our office on 3821 3888 before you intend to visit.

 

Contact enquiries(at)u3aredlands.com.au if you have any queries.


 

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News and Upcoming Events...

Computing - Everything & Anything You Want to Know

- Class has resumed!

This class recommenced on 20 April. Please contact the office on 3821 3888 if you have any queries.

 

Laughter Yoga - A New Class Commencing in Term 2 - Update

Venue: St Pauls Anglican Church Hall, 4 Cross St. Cleveland

Day:    Every Thursday (except for the 3rd Thursday of the month)

Time:   9am - 10.30am

Please contact the office for more details.

 
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Camera and Photography Tutorials and Discussions

A new class will commence via Zoom from Wednesday 3 March, 1.00 pm - 2.30pm each first Wednesday of the month during term time.

A Zoom invitation will be emailed to participants prior to each class. Please note an email address is required to attend this class and some knowledge of how to attend a meeting via Zoom. If you require assistance with Zoom please contact enquiries(at)u3aredlands.com.au

This class is open to all U3A Redlands members

Discussions will be on various topics relating to your camera and photography subjects.  Please contact the class Tutor, John Burt on john4163(at)tpg.com.au to register your interest.

 

Armchair Travel 2021

Armchair travel will be held in the Cleveland Uniting Church - Large Hall - on 1st Thursday of the month from 9.30 - 11.00am

To comply with Covid-19 Restrictions attendance at this course is limited to 60 people, on a first come first in basis.  

May 6  - St Petersburg to Moscow with John Rogers

June 3  - Islands of Australia with Diana Webster

July 1   - Belgium and France (battlefields) with David Paul

 

BYO Coffee & Discussion Group via Zoom  

The BYO Coffee & Discussion Group has resumed. The Group meets via zoom weekly and occasionally has a guest speaker.     Discussions are on a wide variety of subjects!

On 25th May the Guest Speaker will be Associate Professor James St John, Head of the Clem Jones Centre for Neurobiology and Stem Cell Research who will talk about his research into spinal injury and nerve cell repair.

Fee of $8 per term is applicable, payable to U3A Redlands District.   New attendees welcome - please contact Julie Porteous, vicepresident(at)u3aredlands.com.au

 
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LIFE IN AUSTRALIA has returned to the Donald Simpson Centre  

We are pleased to announce that the Life in Australia programme will return to the Donald Simpson Community Centre from February 1st from 9.30am - 11.00am. 

Various speakers present on a different topic each week. 

To comply with Covid-19 Restrictions attendance at this course is limited to 60 people, on a first come first in basis.  

Term 2

10 May     The Bollon Diaries - Col Sutcliffe OAM

17 May     Teaching from the Heart - Di Perkins OAM

24 May      250th (+1) Anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven's Birth - Dr Graeme Denniss, Conductor & Director, Redlands Sinfonia Orchestra

31 May      Working in the Great Barrier Reef - Captain Roger Rusling, Marine and Reef Pilot

7 June       Stories of the Dunwich Benevolent Asylum - Artie Rentoul, Historian and author

 

Rambling in the Redlands 

What:      Walking - exercise and appreciation of the outdoors

When:     2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month except during school holidays

Duration: Up to 2 hours - Start Time: 6.30am summer; 7.00am winter

Requirements: Sturdy shoes, water, hat. A hiking pole is encouraged. Insect repellent is useful.

Term 2, 2021

May 13         7.00am Chelsea Rd to Lota Esplanade.

May 27         7.00am Scribbly Gums Conservation Area

June 10        7.00am Coolnwynpin Ck Corridor - Alexandra Hills to Capalaba

June 24        7.00am Thorneside - shoreline and parks          

 

SIMPLE PRECAUTIONS TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS (COVID19)

1. Wash hands regularly with appropriate sanitisers or soap and water.  Carry a personal sanitiser pack, and avoid touching your face if possible.

2. Members who have travelled recently from China or other countries with infection outbreaks, should self-isolate at home for two weeks afterwards.

3. People with upper respiratory systems - fever, cough, sneezing, sore throat - should avoid classes until the nature of their illness is clear and they no longer have such symptoms.  Please also read these advisory documents:

Novel coronavirus (2019-nCov), Qld Government & Coronavirus (COVID-19), Australian Government or Australian Health Sector Emergency Response Plan for Ovel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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

Overview

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. 

U3A Redlands acknowledges the services provided by MyU3A and Design Bordello. 

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.