Courses & Activities

We offer a range of courses and activities, of varying lengths, that are held in venues throughout our area

Prospective tutors for new classes are always welcome, too.

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Memberships are great value, and entitle you to enrol in as many courses as you like. We offer memberships for singles or couples, as well as options allowing members to take courses at other U3As.

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  • U3A Tutors Attend First Aid Training

    On January 6th U3A SurfCoast celebrated its first activity for the year with a training morning in First Aid attended by 24 participants, mostly U3A tutors covering almost all U3A classes as well as representatives from the Mens Shed. The session was conducted by Leah Tait from Eclipse Foundation. We learned how to distinguish between […]

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  • Farewell 2019

    The final event for U3A SurfCoast for 2019 was celebrated on 6th December with the end-of-the-year function at Torquay Improvement Association. Around seventy attended including U3A members as well as guests, including Surf Coast Mayor, Councillor Rose Hodge, Laura Connor, Coordinator of Torquay Community House, Jenny Trezise from Star of the Sea and Aileen Bruce […]

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  • Too precious to lose: long term studies of the unique mammal fauna of the eastern Otways

    On November 15th the Occasional Lecturer was Associate Professor Barbara Wilson, from Deakin University who has spent her career studying Australia’s mammal fauna, which is unique and diverse, but since European settlement have experienced one of the most dramatic extinction rates in the world. Barbara explained that “many current species have declined significantly and are […]

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