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A new Beginners iPad class will be offered in Term 1, 2018. 

On Tuesdays during school terms only.  Two session times -  12.30 - 1.20pm and 1.30 - 2.20pm.  Class will be held in Belmont. Please note cost will be $5 per session.

One - on - One tutoring for Apple iPad and iPad Mini.  Learn how to use your iPad successfully.  Basic understanding of operating your Device from the beginner level.  Students must bring their own Device. 

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Everyday English (ESL) will be a new course offered for those who speak a language other than English for Term 1, 2018 

Classes will offer practical English skills for day-to-day activities and will be designed to meet the individual's speaking, writing and reading needs.  Meeting at the Capalaba Library, 9.30 - 11.00am each Monday.  For more information please contact our U3A Redlands office in the first instance.

Photos are being compiled for our 20 Year Anniversary Book - Notice

We are compiling photos taken at various U3A classes and events over the last 20 years and these may be included in the 20 Year Anniversary Book being compiled at the moment.  If anyone of our members is concerned about this would they please notify the office to be put in contact with June Busfield.  Thank you.

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Learning and Thinking Styles (Gregorc)

A series of two talks that will explore our preferred learning and thinking styles based on the Gregorc Mind Styles model.  Further discussion will consider the implications for us in our own life.

Talk 1 : Friday 9 March 2018   1.30 - 3.30pm

Talk 2 : Friday 16 March 2018   1.30 - 3.30pm

To be held In The Nook Room, Redland Museum, Smith Street, Cleveland

$5 - including hand-outs, style delineator and light refreshments at the conclusion. Max Number of participants 25.  For bookings contact the office in the first instance.  This is a U3A Redlands Activity.

The U3A Redlands Office will close at 12 noon on Thursday 7 December and will reopen on Monday 29 January 2018 at 9.00am.  Have a wonderful Festive Season.

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Publishing Your Book - presented by Dan Kelly of Boolarong Press

A series of three seminars that explore the publishing process - from writing your own memoirs or biography to publishing them cost effectively.  Each seminar will run for approximately 90 - 120 minutes.

Seminar 1   -  2nd February 2018   :  Writing and Publishing Memoirs and Biographies

Seminar 2  -   9th February 2018     : How to Publish Your Book

Seminar 3  -   16th February 2018   : How to Set up a Book in Microsoft Word

Time :  1.-00 - 3.00pm  at the Redland Museum, Nook Room.

Cost $4 per session -  Bookings contact the U3A Redlands Office.    This is a U3A Redlands Event.

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A new course Researching Convict Ancestors Online will run on Tuesday 30th January and 6th February at the Volunteering Redland Rooms, Raby Bay.  Time  :  9.30 - 11.30am.  Cost $5.  For Bookings contact Penny Stewart the Tutor or email our office at admin(at)u3aredlands.com.au

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The U3A Redlands Enrolment Day is on Friday 12 January 2018.  9.00 - 12 noon - Connecting Seniors to Lifelong Learning

At the Faith Lutheran College Redlands, L Block Hall, Beveridge Road, Thornlands.

Come along and talk with our Tutors, renew your membership.  New members are always welcome.

Annual Membership $20 for singles and $35 for couples.

Eftpos and Credit Card facilities will be available on the day.

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Two courses will be offered in Term 2, 2018 -    Family Law on a Thursday 1.30 in the Cleveland Library (tbc) as well as Mythbusters on a Thursday 11.00am venue to be confirmed.  Greg Cudmore, Tutor for these two classes will be attending our Enrolment Day taking names for the interest list.  Otherwise contact the U3A Redlands office in the New Year (after 29 Jan) to be added to the List of those wishing to attend.

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.