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    Read new research showing U3A's positive, cost-effective and sustainable impact on the wellbeing and future of retired people in the UK.

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  • What is U3A?

    U3A (University of the Third Age) is a UK movement of retired and semi-retired people who come together to continue their educational, social and creative interests in a friendly and informal environment.

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  • What do we do?

    Members of local U3As draw upon their knowledge and experience to teach and learn from each other. It's all voluntary, run in informal activity sessions, covering hundreds of different subjects.

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  • How are we different?

    U3A is an informal, co-operative, volunteer-led organisation which embraces everyone of all backgrounds, religions and cultures. There are no formal qualifications or exams to pass. The U3A draws on the strengths and enthusiasms of all its members.

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  • What is the U3A ethos?

    At its heart, the U3A believe that continuing to learn, develop your interests, make friends and try something new, is a life-long passion.

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  • How do I join?

    Anyone interested in becoming a member can join through their nearest local U3A. You can locate and contact your nearest U3A here.

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Congratulations Epsom and Ewell @U3A_UK who celebrated its 30th Anniversary. 30 years of Life Long Learning, Fun and Friendship. #LearningNotLonely
RT @WalkAndalucia: The Walk Andalucia team are looking forward to seeing Brighton U3A walking club in Torrox tomorrow. We've a super itiner…
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RT @BinghamBelles: You can't beat a sing-a-long! Thanks to Radcliffe on Trent U3A Ukulele group 😀
Super news Farnham U3A! 1,500 members and counting!! Farnham U3A has around 100 interests groups from architecture to yoga. Learn more farnhamu3a.org.uk @farnhamherald #Farnham #LearningNotLonely twitter.com/farnhamherald/…
Well done @DagenhamU3A - a great example of the interesting talks and learning subjects enjoyed by members of @U3A_UK @lbbdcouncil #LearningNotLonely twitter.com/DagenhamU3A/st…