2021 DISCOUNTED MEMBERSHIP FEES

 

We want to thank our members for their ongoing support in 2020. In recognition of this the Committee is offering discounted memberships in 2021 for new and renewing members.

      Special Only available 1 January – 31 January

  • Single: $20 Full Year
  • Couple: $35 (Partner 1 selects Full option $20; Partner 2 selects Couple option $15)

     From 1 February 2021 membership will revert to

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

2021 NEW MEMBERSHIPS & RENEWALS - OPEN 1 JANUARY 2021 

 

Discount memberships available the month of January                                               ONLY

     

Renewals and new memberships will NOT be available in November and December 2020


Members are encouraged to renew and join online (Preferred Method). Get ready to click on the “Join and Renew online” button from 1 January 2021.

Our office will be open between 9am -12 noon from January 19-22 to take payments in person.

Online Payment Options

1. Pay by credit card via secure EWay Payment Gateway.

2. Pay by EFT using the following bank details:

Account Name:
University of the Third Age Redlands District Inc

BSB:
124025

Account:
10545277

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

Once payment has been received, you will receive your membership card and receipt by mail/email.

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.

Please note our office only operates during the school term, except for early 2021 re-opening on 19th January 2021.

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


 

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News and Upcoming Events...

Photography - New Class commencing Term 1, 2021

"How to Take Amazing Photos with your Camera in 2021". If you have a small or mayby an instamatic camera, then this is for you. Here is an opportunity to learn and master your camera as well as improve your skills in taking photos... and have fun at the same time.

Classes will be held 9am - 11am fortnightly on Mondays from 1st Feb 2021. Term time only.

Please call Roy for a chat on 0429 988 684.

 

Rambling in the Redlands Term 1, 2021

Feb 11     Capalaba Regional Park

Feb 25     Cascade Gardens, Victoria Point

Mar 11     Hilliards Creek, Ormiston

Mar 25     Roma St. Parklands

 

Notice to U3A Redlands members

Our Annual General Meeting is being held in the auditorium of the Donald Simpson Community Centre on Monday 30 November 2020.

The DSC's Covid-Safe regulations allocate a capacity quota for the auditorium. 

Acceptances for the AGM have reached this quota so no further requests for attendance can be accepted. 

 

Rambling in the Redlands - Term 4

26 November 6.30am    Crystal Waters. Turn at the lights, forner of Cleveland Redland Bay Road and Island Outlok Avenue. Park at the rear of IGA shopping Centre. Bring money for morning tea at local cafe.

10 December 6.30am    Break Up: Capalaba Regional Park. Parking near Bunnings, Pittwin Rd North, Capalaba. We will take a shortened stroll followed by BYO breakfast/morning tea. BBQ facilities and toilets available. 

 

U3A Breakfast Group

Our Sunday morning Breakfast Group has resumed their meetings. 

Venues:

29 November   8.00am  Lighthouse Cafe, 237 Shore St North, Cleveland

 

Keep your Brain in Shape

BYO Coffee and Discussion - Tuesdays 9.30 - 11.00

01 December – An onsite Walk & Talk tour at the Redland Research Facility in Delancey Street, Cleveland hosted by Shane Holborn, Facility Manager.

Please note this Walk and Talk is fully booked. Those already registered will receive detail of times and meeting place closer to the event. 

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

27 NovemberJennifer Brew - Travels in Western Queensland from Morven to Longreach, visiting Augathella, Blackall, Jericho, Alpha, Barcaldine, and Muttaburra

Dead Poets Society - every two weeks - Thursday 9.30 – 11.00

26 November – George Chapman invites new members to join the group. We meet 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.

 

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.