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RT @j293onk: @U3A_UK Whitby Regatta weekend had 11 hours of Music supplies by the Whitby Whaler U3A, The Band, The Ukulele orchestra and th…
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RT @downsidekeeper: The photo collections here @downsideabbey are fascinating and we have been lucky to have had help from our local @U3A_U
Art History, Creative Writing English Poetry, Film, Italian Language & Culture Linguistics, Singing for Pleasure - the list of classes goes on @U3A_UK members have been learning, sharing skills and having fun at this years National Summer School @AstonUniversity #LearnLaughLive
RT @musicalange: Thoroughly enjoyed running the ‘Warm-ups, Articulation and Musicality for Performance’ workshop with the @U3A_UK #ukulele



Opening Doors to Health and Wellbeing

Members of Canterbury and District U3A Research Group have become part of an exciting project, at the University of Kent’s Centre for Health Studies (CHSS).

U3A member Jacky Moore said, “Being a part of the Canterbury and District U3A Research Group has opened up new and interesting opportunities. The Opening Doors to Research Group project at CHSS has provided a chance to become involved in health initiatives and research across a wide spectrum.

“I have become what they call a PPI (Patient & Public Involvement) representative in the project 'Developing Undergraduate Curriculum Resources on Health & Work in Medical Education'.

“The aim of this research is to ensure doctors are confident in discussing health and work issues with patients, the importance of work to a person's wellbeing, how work can ultimately improve health, and to recognise when patients are ready for work.

“The aim is for this curriculum to be embedded in the Outcomes for Graduates. It's early stages yet but this will be a vital component in improving and identifying the ways medical professionals can support and relate to the health and wellbeing of people returning to work.”