Benalla and District University of the Third Age, or U3A, provides opportunities for learning and social interaction to help older people no longer in full time employment keep physically & mentally alert.
44 courses and activities are being offered in Benalla in 2021. To find out more about a particular group, click on Groups on the menu at the top of the page.
There are no prerequisites or exams!
Our monthly newsletter is produced towards the end of the month The website's home page, group pages, & calendar are also updated then.
The newsletter deadline is the 25th of the month at midday - email to
Mid Week Walks - Bright in April
Thanks to Benalla Rural City we have been successful with our recent Community Grant Application. We have received $2,500 to provide visual equipment in the Senior’s Auditorium for use by U3A Benalla and the Senior Citizens.
Some of the classes have had a drop in numbers, which is not unusual for this time of the year. Convenors, don’t be disheartened, it’s just the way things go.
The small meeting room is now available for use, though no technology has been installed yet. The rubbish bins now have Padlocks put on them to stop the public using them. The keys are on the wall inside the kitchen door. In other news, the hot water is now up and running!
We are still confirming details of regional restrictions following the initial lockdown and working to clarify whether U3A classes or groups can meet. If necessary we will draw upon previous strategies developed to offer alternatives*. We will keep you updated when we have further information.
Keep safe everyone.
Dorothy Webber, President
Would you like to enrol in a new unit in Semester 2? Please let the convenor know about your interest in enrolling in their unit. If you are given the go-ahead, add your name to the new roll if it is not already included. Newly listed names will be added to the printed roll in late July.
Demystifying Psychology – a semester length course - begins with an introductory session for new students on Friday 16 July, then continues with new content, enabling current students to rejoin. There are also some seasonal adjustments/mid year breaks –A Taste of Art will be taking a break in July and August, while ... Continue.reading....
Meet & Mingle Speakers
Vice President Margaret Jenkins (centre) is pictured with Katherine McQualter (Benalla Health) and Jane Archbold (BRCC) who spoke at Meet and Mingle in May. Read more
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