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 (see separate tab and link at bottom of the page).
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 to enrol in any number of courses. The under Courses/Members go to Courses which displays the current course list in languages, literature, History, Music, Philosophy, Art and more.
Membership types and fees
|Associate Member||Member of another U3A (proof required)||$40|
|Half year Member||After July in current year||$35|
|Associate Half Year Member||Member of another U3A (proof required)||$20|
|Member Tutor||Enrolled in other courses||$70|
|Honorary Tutor||Solely a Tutor||$0|
|Life Member||Life Member||$0|
Enrolment can be completed online. See Courses/Members and Enrol as a New Member There is also a detailed New Members Guide. You can also phone 8359 3307. Further contact information can be found under Contact Us
U3A is run by an elected management board 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. There is detailed information about management under the About Us menu heading.