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Introducing the U3A

The University of the Third Age (U3A) is a learning co-operative of people no longer in full time employment. Anyone can join - all you need is interest and enthusiasm. No qualifications are required and none are given.

Click on this link to read the U3A Trust's national Vision and Mission Statement.

The U3A offers the opportunity to share your knowledge, experience and talents with others and learn from them in friendly surroundings. Please use the links on these pages, and the Menu 'buttons' above, to find out more about our U3A and of those in the Sussex Region.

For details of how to join our U3A, click on this link to the Membership page.

If you find any errors on this web-site, please use the eMail Contact Us form to let us know.

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Membership Renewals:
Membership Renewal letters for the 2014 / 15 year starting 1st August were sent out together with the June Newsletter and Open Day details; on 16th June by email to Members with email - by post on 19th June to Members without email. Emails had a Subject line: 'U3A Member: 000? - Annual Membership Renewal'.

If the Renewal letter email has appeared in your 'Junk Mail' folder, please move it to your 'In Box' AND then add the sender's email address to your 'Contacts' and, if you have the option add it to your 'Safe Senders' list. If you did not receive your Renewal email, please see the 'Computer Tips' article below, or read the document here.

If you still have not received your Renewal letter, please contact the eMail Membership Secretary with your name and Membership Number.

To be eligible for the 2 early-payment discount, payments for Membership renewals and new applications for 2014 / 15 should have been received by the Membership Secretary by the 7th July, at the latest.

New Groups:
New Groups have been added for the up-coming U3A year 2014-15. Please check the Groups listing regularly - extra details are being added to all Group pages as they become available. The Timetable on this web-site is also being up-dated when changes are made. The version date is printed at the foot of each page.

Open Day:
Find out more and sign up at the Open Day registration meeting, Wednesday 30th July 2014 from 11am to 2pm, at Friends' Meeting House.
           »     All Group web-pages now display the number of their sign-up table at the Open Day meeting.
           »     Click on this Groups Listing link * to see which Groups will be represented.
           »     Click on this Floor Plan link * to see where tables and Groups are going to be positioned.
           »     * Please print these out and bring them with you to the Open Day.

            »     1) No entry will be allowed before 11am, to allow Group Leaders to set up their table.
            »     2) If you do not bring your completed Application form, you will be delayed in completing a blank form.

 Computer 'Tips'
Click here to read how to be safe and secure on your computer
Click here for 'Scrolling' tips
Click here if you can not open or read PDF files
Read this PDF if you use email but did not receive your Renewal letter in your email.
 Group News 
  Date   Group   Item
18-JulComputer BeginnersCourse description updated - Windows 8
16-JulWalking Group 110th August walk - CANCELLED
14-JulApplied PhilosophyThis Group CANCELLED due to the Leader moving out of the area.
10-JulHistory Of ArtPage details updated
04-JulWalking Group 2New 2014/15 walk dates published
24-JunSocial BridgeDetails added
21-JunJazz AppreciationDetails updated
21-JunArt Appreciation 1Details for Groups 1 and 2 updated
16-JunHuman Biology2014 / 2015 meeting dates and topics added
09-JunSocial GroupRevised Events programme published
08-JunWalking Group 1Weekday Walks June To October published
05-JunPoetry 2Autumn term dates added
05-JunHistory Group2014-15 notes and dates added
05-JunBook Group (Hove)2014-15 notes and dates added
25-MayEuropean ArchitectureAutumn term notes added
 Other News 
  Date   Item
17-JulCommittee Meeting 23rd June 2014: Minutes published
25-JunDiary: Provisional dates for the remainder of 2014 and 2015 added
21-JunU3A National AGM 10th September
21-JunThe U3A Story - new free edition available
19-JunMembership Renewal letters posted - see details above
16-JunNewsletter June 2014 published
25-MayNational U3A and Shared Projects information added
12-MayGroup Leaders Meeting 28th April - Minutes published
26-MarNational U3A items added: Photo-competition; Walking guides; National web-site re-design
Updated 18th July 2014 @ 18:50hrs

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