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U3A Surf Coast’s First Zoom Meeting

After almost eight weeks of enforced hibernation, on 05 May 2020, members of U3A Surf Coast emerged on a beautiful autumn day to resuscitate activities. Thirty-three members participated in a zoom get together, encouraged to see familiar faces and surprised that we had (almost) mastered  zoom. Our grandchildren would be amazed. Baz was on hand […]

Zoom – An Article From The Guardian

Please click on the link below to view this article about Zoom in The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2020/may/01/ok-zoomer-how-seniors-are-learning-to-lead-more-digital-lives

CORONAVIRUS DISEASE (COVID19) UPDATE

I’m sure you have been monitoring the coronavirus situation and making preparations for the potential challenges ahead. U3A SurfCoast committee has been paying attention to DHHS the lead Victorian agency dealing with the coronavirus disease and we encourage you to stay informed directly with DHHS via https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus. As a result the committee has decided that […]

The story behind Native Title

On February 25th around 35 U3A members and guests came to Lions Village to hear Dr Angus Frith speak about Native Title. Dr Frith, a barrister since 1999, has practised largely in native title law, working in the field of Indigenous land rights and native title.  He has worked with Aboriginal communities across Australia regarding […]

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 […]

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 […]