U3A BRISBANE

University of the Third Age Brisbane


Connecting Seniors to Lifelong Learning

University of the Third Age Brisbane


Connecting Seniors to Lifelong Learning

Membership Information


HOW TO JOIN AS A NEW MEMBER

New Members can join U3A Brisbane by completing our Online Application form. You can pay your membership fees by credit card, PayPal or bank transfer.

New Members can join U3A Brisbane by completing our Online form. Please access the website using a tablet or desktop computer for this purpose.

The annual membership fee is $40, which covers the costs of administration, insurance etc. For classes at our City Campus venues (Creek St or Adelaide St), there is a weekly class fee of $5 to cover the cost of the premises, but classes at other venues are often free of charge. Computer classes at our City Campus Computer Lab are payable upfront in week 1 of term. Some classes may incur a small fee for resources, room hire or printed notes. For more information, please see our FAQs, or see the information about a particular class of interest. Class fees are payable weekly, or in week 1 of term where an upfront fee is charged.

If you are a current member of another U3A, you are eligible for Associate membership of U3A Brisbane at a concessional rate of $15. For confirmation, you will need to show the office your current membership card for the other U3A.

Membership is for the current calendar year, but if you join U3A Brisbane on or after 1st September your subscription will be current to end of the following year. The class terms generally match State School Terms, but some classes may be conducted during holiday breaks.

Join U3A Brisbane

U3A Brisbane is a voluntary organisation dedicated to providing learning opportunities for seniors. Members must be in retirement or semi-retirement and over 50 years of age.

The University of the Third Age has no exams or certificates and all our staff and tutors are volunteers.

Our present Public Liability Insurance cover is $20Million.


HOW TO RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP IF YOU ARE AN EXISTING MEMBER

If you are a current or returning member of U3A Brisbane, membership fees are due on 1st January each year but you can renew at any time before then. You may renew your membership even if you are not current for the prior year.

You may renew by any of the following methods:

  1. By credit card or PayPal online with our secure Payment Gateway. Select Membership Renewal in the menu above. No need to login as you will be asked to identify yourself by membership number and surname.
  2. By direct Bank Transfer. For bank information please use Membership Renewal page, or call the U3A office. Please make sure you quote your Membership Number and surname as Reference when paying by bank transfer.
  3. By credit card over the phone to 3236 3055. Do not send credit card details by email.
  4. By cheque in the mail, or cash/credit card in person at the U3A office. Please quote your membership number if renewing by mail. Our mailing address is: U3A Brisbane, 97 Creek St. Brisbane 4000.

Membership Renewal

  1. By credit card online with our secure Payment Gateway. Please access the website using a tablet or desktop computer for this purpose.
  2. By direct Bank Transfer. For bank information please use Membership Renewal page, or call the U3A office. Please make sure you quote your Membership Number and surname as Reference when paying by bank transfer.
  3. By credit card over the phone to 3236 3055. Do not send credit card details by email.
  4. By cheque in the mail, or cash/credit card in person at the U3A office. Please quote your membership number if renewing by mail. Our mailing address is: U3A Brisbane, 97 Creek St. Brisbane 4000.


HOW TO ENROL IN A CLASS

You need to be a U3A Brisbane member before you can attend a class. 

To enrol, either contact the tutor directly by email or phone, or enrol through the Class Search page by clicking on a class of interest. You will see a button labelled 'Enrol in This Class'. Click that button and you will be asked for your membership number and surname for identification purposes. It is not necessary to login to the website with a username and password in order to enrol in a class.

The tutor will need to confirm your enrolment and will advise you if a class is already over-subscribed.

Some classes have requirements for pre-existing knowledge, e.g. computer classes.

All enrolment applications are provisional until the tutor confirms that you have a place in a class.

In any direct communications with a tutor please advise your U3A Brisbane membership number, or indicate your intention to join.

See the Class Information page for information on how to find classes.

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CLASS FEES

For classes at our City Campus venues (Creek St or Adelaide St), there is a weekly class fee of $5 to cover the cost of the premises, but classes at other venues are often free of charge. Computer classes at our City Campus Computer Lab are payable upfront in week 1 of term. Some classes may incur a small fee for resources, room hire or printed notes. For more information, please see our FAQs, or see the information about a particular class in Class Search.

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