U3A is an international volunteer organisation providing educational, creative and leisure opportunities in a friendly environment for people over 50 who are no longer in full-time employment. U3A Adelaide is a member organisation of U3A South Australia (link below).
U3A is run entirely by volunteers and draws on the knowledge, experience and skills of its members to learn from each other and share experiences in a relaxed, social environment.
With over 800 members and around 100 courses, members can choose from a wide range of classes and social activities. The membership fee entitles one enrol any number of courses. The Courses link under Courses/Members displays the current course list and includes languages, literature, History, Music, Philosophy, Art and more.
With over 800 members and around 100 courses, members can choose from a wide range of classes and social activities. Courses include languages, literature, music, philosophy, art, exercise and excursions.
Membership types and fees
|Associate half year||Member of another U3A (proof required)||$20|
|Associate Member||Member of another U3A (proof required)||$40|
|Hal Year Member||After July in current year||$35|
|Honorary Tutor||Solely a Tutor||$0|
|Life Member||Life Member||$0|
|Member Tutor||Enrolled in other courses||$70|
Enrolment can be completed online. See Enrol as a New Member under Courses/Members and there is also a detailed New Members Guide. You can also phone 8359 3307. Further information can be found under Contact Us
U3A is run by an elected management committee of members. Everyone is encouraged to contribute voluntarily to its running to ensure it is an active and vibrant organisation. If you enjoy being part of the U3A community and feel you would like to give something back to the organisation, please consider becoming a volunteer or tutor.
U3A South Australia
U3A South Australia was formed in 2006 and is the peak body representing nineteen member organisations across the state. Each U3A in South Australia is independent and run by an elected management committee of members. Everyone is encouraged to contribute voluntarily to the running of their local U3A to ensure it is an active and vibrant organisation.