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Live, Learn and Enjoy is the U3A Maitland motto. Universities of the Third Age, or U3As as they are more often called, are voluntary, non-profit organisations which aim to offer people educational and social opportunities operating in a pleasant and supportive setting. U3As are basically self-help groups built on the premise that collectively older people have the skills and knowledge to provide learning opportunities for themselves.

Presidents Message


Hi Everyone

The Corona virus (COVID-19) has been declared a pandemic.  In the interests of our members safety, the Management Committee of U3A Maitland has decided to exercise our duty of care to our members and suspend classes for the remainder of this term commencing on Monday 16th March.

There are only three weeks of term one remaining before our four-week break in April.  Because of the uncertain nature of the virus’s spread we have decided to not set a firm date for resumption of classes.  We will let you know the date for resumption when we consider it safe to do so.

Please pass on this information to people you know, especially those without email. The members without email will be contacted by phone but it is better they are told multiple times than not at all.

The age group of our membership falls in to the ‘most at risk’ category for this illness. Please take care and follow the advice of the professionals regarding personal hygiene and other steps that can be taken to minimise the risk of infection.

Peter Morrison

President U3A Maitland

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