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About Us

What is U3A

University of the 1st Age (U1A): was your school years
University of the 2nd Age (U2A): was your working years
University of the 3rd Age (U3A): is your retirement years.

The word ‘University’ is not of the traditional bricks and mortar learning institutes but a stage of life.


U3A Maitland was formed in 2014.

We currently have 303 active members and run 44 courses/activities over the year. We cover the Hunter Valley region and our members are generally within Maitland and it’s surrounding townships. Our members come from:

Aberglasslyn
Abermain
Ashtonfield
Beresfield
Berry Park
Blackhill
Bolwarra
Bolwarra Heights
Branxton
Cardiff
Cessnock
Chisholm
Chisolm
Clarence Town
Darlington
Dungog
Duns Creek
East Branxton
East Maitland
Farley
Garden Suberb
Gillieston Heights
Greenhills
Gresford
Greta
Harpers Hill
Heddon Greta
Hinton
Horseshoe Bend
Kotara
Kurri Kurri
Lambton
Largs
Lorn
Louth Park
Maitland
Maitland Vale
Martins Creek
Maryland
Metford
Morpeth
Murrays Run
New Lambton
North Arm Cove
Paterson
Paxton
Pelaw Main
Pitnacree
Port Macquarie
Quorrobolong
Raworth
Raymond Terrace
Rutherford
South Maitland
Stroud
Tarro
Telarah
Tenambit
Thornton
Tomago
Vacy
Wallalong
Wallarobba
Warabrook
Warrabrook
Weston
Windella
Woodberry
Woodville