TERM 2 CLASSES
Class Schedule for Term 2 2022 is now available and enrolments are open. Term 1 ends on Friday 1st April and Term 2 starts on Tuesday 19th April.
To join a new class, enrol through the Class Search page by clicking on the Enrol button, or contact the tutor directly by email or phone. If you book online you may assume your enrolment is accepted unless the tutor advises otherwise.
If you are currently enrolled in a Term 1 class that you wish to continue attending in Term 2, you can use the Member Dashboard to re-enrol.
The Annual General Meeting of U3A Brisbane was held on Wednesday 13th April 2022 as an online Zoom meeting.
U3A Brisbane revised its current Constitution following an extensive review. The aim was to modernise our committee practices including provision for the use of communications technology and also to allow for statutory changes coming into effect in 2022:
Law changes for incorporated associations
The revised Constitution was adopted at the AGM.
Revised 2022 Constitution
Schedule of Changes from current (2010) Constitution
Current (2010) Constitution
Management Committee 2022/23
|Vice-President||Gabrielle Power West|
|President: Deslyn Taylor
|Vice-President: Gabrielle Power-West|
|Treasurer: Joan Mackay|
|Secretary: Mary Denver
|Member: Nick Bricknell|
|Member: Martin Bridgstock|
|Member: John Galligan|
|Member Mary-Anne Scott|
U3A DISCUSSION FORUM
U3A Brisbane now has a Discussion Forum, mainly intended for members to discuss class content with each other. In order to access the forum, members who have not otherwise registered a password as Tutor or staff Volunteer need to firstly:
Register a username and password via Website Registration. Make sure you respond to the security email otherwise the password won't be registered. If you ever forget your password, you can re-set it via the same process.
Once you have a username and password:
1. Login via the login window at top right of home page.
2. Go to Members menu that will then show on the right and select Discussion Forum.
Tutors may request a new forum category for their class. See Discussion Forum explanatory page for more information.
U3A STRATEGIC PLANThe Management Committee and other key volunteers have been working on a new 3 year Strategic Plan to take us through to 2024. Thanks to all those who have contributed so far. The Strategic Plan is now available. Feedback is welcome.
COVID Safe Plans
U3A Brisbane is required to have COVID-19 Safety plans in place iin order to offer face-to-face classes. Tutors should contact the relevant District Coordinator if you wish to conduct a face-to-face class.COVID Safe Plan - City Campus 2022
COVID Safe Plan - District Classes 2022
eNews for April 2022 is now available. Older Newsletters are at end of this page.
The IT Group that functioned for many years with Saturday morning monthly meetings no longer meets except for occasional Zoom events. Notes of past meetings are available here: IT Group Notes.
See Social Events page for details of social events organised by our Social Committee.
NBN INFORMATION SESSION SLIDES
U3A Brisbane has recently run several presentations about what to expect when the NBN comes to your area.
The slides from the presentation are available in PDF format:
U3A NBN Presentation
U3A Brisbane is a member of the U3A Queensland Network, which produces a quarterly newsletter called Network News.
MONTHLY NEWSLETTERS (eNews)
To keep our members up to date with current and important information, we produce monthly e-newsletters and those are sent to members on our Email mailing list. For details of our classes and timetable, we produce a quarterly Class Schedule issued two weeks before the end of each term.