Sydney U3A

Sydney University of the Third Age (Sydney U3A) offers hundreds of intellectually stimulating courses, across seven regions of metropolitan Sydney and across a wide spectrum including the arts, sciences, history, leisure, language, computing and fitness.


CoVid and Sydney U3A

With NSW Government restrictions easing, some face-to-face venues are opening. For further details about all courses, check for updates on the U3A website and for face-to-face sessions in your region’s newsletters and then with the nominated booking personPlease note that many of the courses are still available through Zoom and can be accessed via the ‘Zoom Courses’ button on the website.

Sydney U3A members will  be required to produce proof of full vaccination when attending face-to-face activities.  Federal, State and venue restrictions and requirements will be adhered to at all times and as changes are announced. Click here for more information on how we are safeguarding your health.

There are no prerequisites, no exams and no qualifications awarded.  If you are retired or semi-retired and enjoy learning and meeting like-minded people, all you need to do is become a member of the U3A family and participate in our activities. Members can attend any course, talk or event in any region provided there is space.  To find courses in your area, click here to search for your postcode on the regions’ list.  Bookings are essential unless specified in the course book.

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Click here to keep up to date with the latest news, stories and pictures from members and leaders on our Facebook page. Be part of our growing community.

Courses and presentations

  • When venues re-open, you may find face-to-face presentations and courses, by clicking or tapping on the blue button labelled “Course Book” on the left or the bottom of this page.
  • To find courses delivered online via Zoom, click or tap on the menu bar at the top of the page to see a summary of presentations and courses on offer across all regions.  Click or tap on the link in the summary table to find further information about the course, or to book.
  • Bookings are essential to secure your place in both face-to-face and online courses.

Course Book

A course book with details of all our courses, talks and events is published twice a year and a link to the PDF on this website is emailed to members. Please note that you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader or similar on your computer to open, read or print the course book. Adobe Reader is also available as an app for your phone or tablets.

A small charge is added to the membership fee for members who wish a printed copy to be posted to them.


Sydney U3A Central Office Address

Suite 10.2, St Martin’s Tower, 31 Market St, Sydney, 2000
Telephone: 02 9267 9056
Hours 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Monday to Friday

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