Eastern Region

 Welcome to Eastern Region

The Eastern Region contains the Council coverage areas of Woollahra, Waverley, Randwick and Bayside (north of Cook’s River) and is generally defined as all suburbs east of a line from the CBD to the airport.

Talks are held at:

Waverley Library Theatrette, Level 1, 32 Denison St., Bondi Junction

It is a flat walk from Bondi Junction bus/train interchange; 2 hrs free parking underneath library – entrance from Ebley St. A lift links the car park to level 1.


A range of language courses, current affairs, film discussion, and book groups are held at a variety of venues – for dates and venues see the Course Book

            All U3A members (and guests) are welcome, and bookings are not required to attend talks.
Non-members who wish to attend more than two talks will be requested to join as members. Cost is $$75 p.a.  Seating is generally available for up to 60 people. Morning tea is provided, funded by a $2 donation. Bookings are required for all courses. For details see Course Book for Semester 1

To open a pdf of the February – March 2020 Calendar, use this link or click on the image below.

Please note there will be a new 8 week course in philosophy, led by Emeritus Professor Max Deutscher. He explores the idea and importance of wonder within ancient philosophy; then discusses the renaissance of scientific enquiry in the 17thC; then the 19thC Romantic movement, and 20thC writers.   It will meet at the E J Ward Community Centre in Paddington on alternate Thursdays from 27 February at 12.00 to 2.00 pm. However, it will need to transfer to the Gaden Centre in Woollahra during April, May and June. Details will be advised by the leader, who can be contacted on maxdeutsch@hotmail.com

Attendees at the Advanced French and French Conversation courses at the E J Ward Centre will also need to meet at the Gaden Centre from April to June, as the Ward Centre will be closed for alterations during that time. Leaders will advise times.

As there can be unexpected changes in the talks listed in the Course Book, please check the monthly calendar shown above. Sudden, unexpected changes will be notified by bulk email to Eastern Region members, and to other regions if time permits.

The Course Book for Semester 1 was sent out to members by post in mid January 2020, and is also available on line at www.sydneyu3a.org 

Enquiries can be made to our Secretary Sandra See on 0412 044 811 or sandra.l.see@gmail.com

Email the U3A Central Office using the Contact Us form, or phone (02) 9267 9056  (10:00am-1:00pm, Monday to Friday).

Edited by Warwick Mayne-Wilson  28 January 2020