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.

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.

Courses and presentations

Despite the restrictions of COVID-19 you can still be engaged in activities via online technologies such as Zoom and email. Currently more than 120 sessions are available to members across several of our regions.

  • To find face-to-face presentations and courses, click or tap on the menu bar at the top of the page to search on your region’s website.
  • 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 find further information about the course,  or to book.

Bookings are essential to secure your place.

A course book with details of all our courses, talks and events is published twice a year and is emailed to members as a pdf.  It is also available for download on the website. A small charge is added to the membership fee for a printed copy.

Although the course book was not published in Semester 2 2020 due to CoVid-19, you may like to browse the Semester 1 2020 Course Book to see our usual offerings. The Semester 1 2021 Course Book will be available on the website in mid-January.

COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) and Sydney U3A

In addition to the online programs, some regions are slowly commencing face-to-face activities. During the pandemic Sydney U3A is complying with governments’ restrictions on meetings and events

Bookings are essential; social distancing and sanitising are practised.

Sydney U3A Central Office Address

Suite 10.2, St Martin’s Tower, 31 Market St, Sydney, 2000
Telephone: 02 9267 9056

Our office reopened on July 6, 2020.
Hours 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Monday to Friday

Click here to contact us.