Latest News

Waste and the Environment

Upcoming U3AM Talk by a Manningham City Councillor on Thursday 6th October 2022

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The Victorian Seniors Festival is back!

October 2 - 9

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The Art of Botanical Illustration Exhibition

Sep 17 - Oct 2

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The September 2022 Newsletter is now available here.
Service Awards for our Tutors
See the Award winners and photos for our 2022 Tutor Award Event here
Vale Warren Trompf
Read Warren's obituary here.
A Word from the Office
Robyn Buttling invites you to volunteer to help in the office here.
Aveo and U3A Manningham Collaboration
Shirley Fung investigates opportunities for collaboration with Aveo aged care communities. See More
2022 Photo Competition
Voting has begun for this year's Photo Competition. Read the voting instructions here.

Check out the amazing eighty two entries here.
Trish Gilbert has assembled the pdf and she will announce the winners next month.
Covid Update for Members
Members will be aware of the increase of covid infections in the community and the impact this is having on our age group. Because of this I am strongly recommending that members follow the latest advice and wear a mask for indoor activities, particularly where social distancing is difficult.
David McNamara, President
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New Courses for Terms 3 & 4
Three new courses are available to members in term 3 commencing in August:
  • Investment Management and Superannuation Discussion Group
  • Online Shopping (Advanced)
  • Reading for Pleasure
Milly Ching, Curriculum Manager
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Become a Member

U3A Manningham provides a wide range of educational, physical and social activities for retired and semi-retired people aged 55+. There are no entry requirements and no examinations.

Want to learn a language or how to play bridge or the guitar? History? Need to know more about your computer, IPad or digital photo editing? How about strength training, ballroom dancing or yoga? You can do all these and more in the company of friends. In 2022, 170 different courses, both face-to-face and via Zoom will be conducted. Tutors and office bearers provide their services free so that costs can be kept as low as possible.

The classes offered depend on the availability of volunteer tutors. Tutors for existing and new areas are always welcome.

The 2022 annual membership fee is $50 for existing members and $70 for new members.

For membership and Course Information click here.

2022 Term Dates

Term 1 7 February - 8 April
Term 2 26 April - 17 June
Term 3 11 July - 16 September
Term 4 3 October - 2 December

Contact Details

The Pines Learning and Activity Centre,
2/520 Blackburn Road,
Doncaster East,
Victoria 3109

(03) 9894 5955


Postal Address
U3A Manningham,
Box 3288
The Pines
Doncaster East
Victoria 3109

Office Hours
9 am - 3 pm during U3A term times

For Tutors & Class Reps only: