Upper North

Welcome to U3A Upper North Region

The Upper North region covers mainly the Local Government areas of Hornsby and Ku-ring-gai. Courses are held in the suburbs of Berowra, Castle Hill, Epping, Eastwood, Gordon, Hornsby, Killara, Lindfield, Pennant Hills, Pymble, St Ives, Turramurra, Wahroonga, and Waitara.

Please view the Course Book Semester 2 2017.

Upper North Newsletter

UN Newsletter October-November 2017

If you haven’t received the latest copy please check as it may have been captured in your junk email folder. We also take this opportunity to issue a friendly reminder to contact us with your updated details if you change your email address, contact: sabels02@optusnet.com.

Invitation – Important date for your diary

Upper North Annual General Meeting and Election of Office Bearers

Monday 13 November 2017 at 12.30 p.m at Turramurra Uniting Church

The meeting will be followed by a light luncheon with opportunities for members to socialise. Reports from President, Grahame Marr, Treasurer, Josie Lead and Course Co-ordinator Pauline Holbrook and Grahame Marr will be followed by the election of office bearers for 2018.


Please RSVP (for catering purposes) to Marilyn Pryor, 9449 3415, marilynpryor7@gmail.com, Claudine Parr, 9487 2170, c_parr@exemail.com, Sue Shaw, 9868 4056, ssh84119@bigpond.net.au


Upper North Committee Members out and about

 This photograph was taken on a sunny 30th May at Hornsby Mall when Upper North committee members held an information stand at the Volunteers’ Expo. The stand attracted many people who were eager to learn more about U3A.

Upper North Showcase

The recent Showcase of Upper North courses was a great success. View photographs from the event .http://sydney-u3a/courses

Lectures in October/November

Attached is a selection of lectures for October/November


Life Membership for Lesley Goldberg

We are pleased to announce that Lesley Goldberg who has worked tirelessly for U3A for many years was awarded Life Membership at the recent Sydney AGM on the 22nd March.

She joined U3A in 1997 and served on the Upper North Committee as Secretary from 2002-2005, and then as Publicity Officer and Editor of the Upper North Newsletter until 2014. She also compiled a ten-page history of UNR. She still serves as a Venue Convenor at Hornsby and until recently was in charge of commissioning all the speakers for the very successful Australian History Seminars held at Hornsby Library.


Wanted Course Leaders

Are you interested in running a course for U3A? Do you know a lot about a particular topic?

Why not impart your knowledge to an audience of enthusiastic U3A members. Contact either Grahame Marr on gwmarr1@bigpond.com or Pauline Holbrook on holbrookj@bigpond.com

 Upper North Committee 2017

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Upper North’s Annual General Meeting 2016

Read about our AGM


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