We have a policy of not competing with other community groups and organisations that are offering courses and activities suitable for U3AAT members. When known, we will provide relevant information and contact details for activities that may be of interest. Note you do not need to be a member of U3AAT to enrol in activities listed under this heading. Note also that U3AAT is not responsible for enrolling members in these activities or for any fees or liability attached to these non-U3AAT activities.

James Cook University

JCU Lecturers

JCU (James Cook University) welcomes U3A members to attend most subjects for no fee. U3A members can attend lectures, participates in practicals, workshops, tutorials and field work, depending on the subject.

Kaye Steinert is the U3A Liaison Officer for JCU and can be contacted by email only to kayesteinert@gmail.com
The U3A/JCU orientation meeting for Semester 1 2017 will be held on Wednesday 1 February 2017, 10.30 to 12.30 in room D3.003, building D3 which is clearly marked.
Requests to attend 1st semester subjects at JCU need to be forwarded no later than 5pm on Wednesday 8 February 2017 and must include details regarding the applicant’s name, email address, subject code, full subject name and name of college administering the subject.
A map of Cairns JCU can be found at https://maps.jcu.edu.au/campus/cairns/

U3A Online

On-line courses

For those wishing to study online, U3A ONLINE provides an alternative way of accessing classes. Members study via the internet which also provides them with contact with tutors and other course participants. A list of courses available can be seen on the U3A Online web site, which is listed in Links to other sites. Choose the course you would like to study and notify the Course Co-ordinator by filling out the course enrolment form (click Enrol below). Please specify in “Any Message” that it is an online course. A site licence will then be applied for so that U3AAT can offer you the course.

Barefoot Bowls

Yungaburra Bowls Club

For anyone interested in some exercise in a friendly social setting, the Yungaburra Bowls Club has barefoot lawn bowls under lights each Tuesday night. Beginners to experienced bowlers are most welcome. Bowls will finish by 9:30pm and cost is $5 per player. Register each week by entering your name on the sheet outside the clubhouse or phone the club on Tuesdays between 6:00pm and 6:40pm on 4095 3596.
Every Tuesday from 6th February, opening for practice at 6:00pm, game starting at 7pmYungaburra Bowls Club in Cedar Street, opposite the Yungaburra Post Office.

Ageing Well - maintaining health as we age

A free online course from the Chronic Illness Alliance

This free course was designed to provide older adults with a quick and easy check-up on how we can maintain and improve our health. It provides practical tips and a range of resources for ageing well. If you are aged 50 years or over, male or female, this course is for you!
To find out more and undertake the course, visit Ageing well course