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Date Claimer:  Monday 14 September

A presentation by the Curator of the Donald Bradman Museum and International Cricket Hall of Fame.

Coming to you live via zoom, details will be on our website soon. 

 

*****SENIORS  WEEK  SPECIAL  EVENT*****

 Australian Wildlife Conservancy Presentation

Wednesday 19 August 10 am – 11 am

U3A Brisbane have invited members of U3A Redlands, to an online Zoom presentation by Kate Heffernan on 19 August 10 am to 11 am.

Kate Heffernan is the Australian Wildlife Conservancy’s Senior Development Executive in Queensland. She will join us to discuss AWC’s approach to conservation, the bushfire response and celebrate some recent success stories.

Australian Wildlife Conservancy now delivers conservation management across 30 sanctuaries in Australia, protecting wildlife across an area the size of Tasmania. More information about the work of the AWC can be found at:

https://www.australianwildlife.org

To register and receive the link for this special event, please email:

admin(at)u3aredlands.com.au

 

Keep your Brain in Shape

Coming up in the next few weeks, the following sessions are being offered via Zoom

Presentations - Mondays 9.30 – 11.00

17 August – Jean Perlin – Part 2: From Tibet through Western China and Pakistan:

Crossing the Himalayas to Kashgar in Xinjiang Province, down the Karakoram Highway through Pakistan to the Khyber Pass.

24 August – Col Sutcliffe – The Bollon Diaries

…….a yarn explored over the 20th Century in the small western Queensland district of Bollon through educational diaries and historical photos ...

BYO Coffee and Discussion - Tuesdays 9.30 - 11.00 – hosted by Julie Porteous

18 AugustSocial Media  is the discussion topic for today.

Around the World Virtual Tour – every second Friday 9.30 – 11.00

21 August - Julie Porteous will be travelling to Cuba.

Julie will be visiting Old Havana, Cienfuegos, Trinidad and Santiago de Cuba.

Dead Poets Society - every second Thursday 9.30 - 11.00

27 August – George Chapman invites new members to join the group. We meet fortnightly to read and discuss poets and poetry - some of which they have penned themselves. Serious, moving, dramatic, hilarious - if you love poetry this is the class for you.

To register your interest and obtain the session link, please advise: vicepresident(at)u3aredlands.com.au at least 24 hours prior to the session you wish to join.

If you would like to learn how to use Zoom, please contact admin(at)u3aredlands.com.au and we will offer some one-on-one help.

 

OFFICE CLOSED TO WALK - INS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Due to Covid restrictions, the office is currently closed. Please telephone (07) 3821 3888 or email admin(at)u3aredlands.com.au, for any inquiries regarding payments or enrolments. Thank you.

 

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

Australian Health Sector Emergency Response Plan for Ovel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The global situation is still evolving and we will update this advice if the circumstances warrant. 

 
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.