University of the Third Age (U3A)

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The Category University of the Third Age is a subset of Walking Groups in the UK.

 

References to some local individual U3A Groups can be found in the appropriate KEY Records within the EXPLORE Categorization. Clicking on a Title here should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page.) Or you can simply access the main Website for the U3A itself: The University of the Third Age.

* The University of the Third Age (U3A)
Overview

Who can join U3A?: 'Anyone who is no longer in full time employment. We have no other pre-requisites apart from the love of learning. U3As neither require nor award any qualifications. There is also the chance to make new friends and explore new areas of interest.'

* The University of the Third Age - East Midlands
Overview

'Because of its geographical size the Region has divided itself into five County Networks of U3As: [1] Derbyshire - - - : [2] Leicestershire & Rutland - - - : [3] Lincolnshire - - - : [4] Northamptonshire - - - : [5] Nottinghamshire.'

* The University of the Third Age - East of England
Overview

'Our region includes the six counties of Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire. We are a very diverse region, from isolated rural villages to city metropolis, from agriculture to service industry, manufacturing to technology and the people are excitingly diverse too. We have 6 Universities within our region including Cambridge, Anglia Ruskin, Essex, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and East Anglia.'

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* The University of the Third Age - North West
Overview

'Our Region includes the counties of Cheshire, Cumbria, and Lancashire plus the Metropolitan Boroughs within Greater Manchester and Merseyside and all contiguous Unitary Authorities.'

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* The University of the Third Age - Northern Ireland
Overview

'There are now 23 different U3As in Northern Ireland with around 6,000 members ... To find the nearest U3A to you check the Find a U3A page.' (Note that this Website can have a rather slow response.)

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* The University of the Third Age - Northumbria
Overview

'There are 46 local U3As in the Northumbria Region which includes Northumberland, County Durham and part of North Yorkshire.'

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* The University of the Third Age - Scotland
Overview

'U3A in Scotland is an umbrella group for all U3As within Scotland, providing help and advice for new U3As, and encouraging the exchange of information and ideas between member U3As. There are currently over 7,000 members in 44 U3As in Scotland, from Shetland to the Borders, from west coast islands to east coast cities, from central belt bustle to quiet Highland towns.'

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* The University of the Third Age - South East
Overview

'Includes Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey, Sussex and the Isle of Wight.'

* The University of the Third Age - South West
Overview

'Covers the counties of Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire and Gloucester, and so is the largest geographical Region in England.'

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* The University of the Third Age - The London Region
Overview

The 'Map shows the London Boroughs not necessarily the London U3As. In most but not all cases the two coincide. London U3As are listed on the Our U3As page'.

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* The University of the Third Age - Wales
Overview

'Wales U3A is not a U3A. It is simply a Website which lists all the ... Welsh U3As ... with links to their own Websites so existing and prospective U3A members can see what individual U3As have to offer.'

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* The University of the Third Age - West Midlands
Overview

'Our Region includes the six counties of Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire and Herefordshire, along with all unitary authorities contained therein. We are a very diverse region, from isolated rural village to city metropolis, from agriculture to service industry, manufacturing to technology and the people are excitingly diverse too.'

* The University of the Third Age - Yorkshire & The Humber
Overview

Information about over forty Local Groups throughout the Region - the majority of which have their own Website Pages.

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