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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.

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.

This year, Brighton & Hove U3A celebrates its 30th year. If you are not already a Member, do join us and see what you are missing!

News Section U3A Aims and Guiding Principles

U3A Trust - National Vision and Mission Statement
Brighton & Hove U3A Constitution 2014
Revised Brighton & Hove U3A Constitution 2015
Membership PageeMail Contact Us


Membership Renewals for the year starting 1st August 2015

- Membership Renewal documents were emailed to Members on Saturday, 27th June.
- Letters for Members without email were posted on 1st July 2015.
- If you have not received your Renewal letter, please use the eMail Contact form to send a message to advise us.
- Current Members may NOT renew without their completed and signed Renewal letter.

New Membership Applications for the year starting 1st August 2015

Applications for New Membership MUST be accompanied by a fully completed paper Application form or by completion of the On-Line form.

Contact Timetables

Full Timetables with contact details were emailed/posted 13th/14th August. If you have not received your Full Timetable, and wish to contact Group Leader/s about joining their Group/s, please use our eMail Contact Us form to send a message (including a note of which Group/s).

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

This year's AGM will take place at the Friends' Meeting House, Ship Street, Brighton on Monday 12th October 2015. To see the AGM details, please click here.

At the AGM, the Committee for the coming year will be elected: several current Committee Members have served their full term and other Members are invited to come forward and apply for Committee posts. We are always on the lookout for Members to bring their expertise. If you are interested in helping to run our U3A, please contact Alan Cooke or any member of the Committee for an informal discussion.

You can also attend a Committee meeting as an observer, to see how we operate. If you would like to come along, please contact Ruth Sennett.

PLEASE NOTE:The Brighton & Hove U3A Constitution has been revised (see centre link above) and the changes are due to be voted on at the AGM.
Please read the revised Constitution and send in your comments before 12th October!

Christmas Lunch 2015

This year's Christmas Lunch will take place at the Waterfront Hotel, Brighton (formerly The Thistle Hotel) on Thursday 10th December 2015. Tickets are available from Group Leaders.


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 Group News 
  Date   Group   Item
29-SepWalking Group 2Walks October '15 to February '16 added
23-SepSocial BridgeNow held Monday and Wednesday
18-SepComputer BeginnersTimes now 1pm to 3pm
17-SepFamily History For BeginnersGroup Full - Waiting List
30-AugBuddhism2nd Group added and web-page up-dated
28-AugFlower ArrangingNew Group added - starts Spring Term 2016
08-AugPop-Up GroupsNew group announced: 16th October
30-JulSocial Regular ActivitiesExtra Afternoon Tea dates added
28-JulWalking Group 3Sections of South Downs Way walks added
19-JunCrime Fiction2015/16 Books to read added
 Other News 
  Date   Item
02-OctChairman's Report 2014/15 Published
21-SepGroup Leaders Meeting 7th September 2015: Minutes published
24-AugBrighton U3A Aims and Guiding Principles published
24-AugSeptember 2015 Newsletter Published
19-AugAnnual General Meeting (12th October) Details published
26-JulCommittee Meeting 22nd June 2015: Minutes published
24-JulGroup Leaders Meeting 13th April 2015: Minutes published
22-JulS.U.N. 2015-16 Events Added
10-JulAll Member Meeting - 2nd November - Chris Horlock will talk about Brighton from 1900 to the present

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