About us

What is the University of the Third Age (U3A)?
An international association established in 1972 which offers a way for older people to use their leisure time to teach and learn together.

Who can apply for membership?
Any person who is retired or semi-retired and interested in the pursuit of knowledge may become a member and/or tutor. No formal qualifications are required and no examinations are set.

What does U3A offer?
A friendly and relaxed environment for the continuation of the learning process;  etc etc etc

You can get a good general picture of U3A philosophy and activities if you look at the U3A Network VIDEO