U3A Brisbane Showcases Diverse Courses at Adelaide St Open Day

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The University of the Third Age Brisbane (U3A Brisbane) is opening its doors on Saturday, September 9 in Adelaide Street to showcase the diverse range of learning opportunities available to all members of the community.


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The Open Day which will be from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at their City Campus on 232 Adelaide St will allow visitors to discover first-hand the benefits of continuing education and connection later in life.

As a non-profit organisation run by volunteers, U3A Brisbane provides a relaxed and supportive environment for over 50s to learn new skills, expand their knowledge, and form meaningful friendships. With over 175 courses covering topics from art to yoga, taught across the city and Logan areas, there are engaging options for all interests.

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President Gabrielle Power West says the Open Day is a chance to “welcome everyone to explore our community of lifelong learners.” She emphasises that U3A Brisbane offers more than just classes – it’s about “fostering a sense of belonging.”

Visitors to the Open Day can:

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  • Get a taste of the diverse course offerings, from languages to tai chi
  • Learn about the benefits of joining U3A from friendly tutors
  • Discover the social connections and camaraderie that enrich members’ lives
  • Find out how to get involved as a tutor and give back by sharing expertise

U3A Brisbane’s growth demonstrates seniors’ eagerness to keep growing. The Open Day is the perfect introduction for anyone interested in joining this vibrant community.


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The Open Day is free and open to all interested in learning more about U3A Brisbane. Light refreshments will also be provided to visitors. It’s a great chance to explore the offerings and meet the friendly faces that make up this vibrant community of lifelong learners over 50.

Visit U3A Brisbane’s website to register for the Open Day.

Published 30-August-2023