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James James

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Information post - U3A - University of the Third Age
« on: March 23, 2017, 02:19:43 AM »
Information post about... U3A ... which is  University of the Third Age

Regular readers of the Belfast forum will be familiar with popular forum member Jack Casement, who is a keen and talented amateur artist, who frequently posts images of his paintings in the lounge section of the forum.
http://www.belfastforum.co.uk/index.php?action=profile;u=24641

He also has his own website on which he posts images of his paintings.
https://www.thecasementcollection.com/

Jack has just posted an image of his latest picture on the link below.
http://www.belfastforum.co.uk/index.php/topic,68662.0/topicseen.html

On that recent forum thread, Jack mentioned an organisation called U3A for and with which he has held exhibitions of his paintings.

U3A = University of the Third Age

It's an organisation which provides various social and recreational learning opportunities and facilities for senior citizens, both in the U.K. and in Commonwealth countries.

This Wikipedia page describes the organisation and it's activities.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_the_Third_Age

This is U3A's UK website...

http://www.u3a.org.uk/home.html

https://vu3a.org/index.php

https://www.u3a.org.uk/


This is their Northern Ireland website. https://u3ani.info/

This is their Belfast websitehttps://u3asites.org.uk/belfast/welcome

https://u3asites.org.uk/belfast/groups

https://u3asites.org.uk/belfast/events

https://u3asites.org.uk/belfast/gallery


This is a map of all of U3A U.K.'s  U.K. local branches...

https://www.u3a.org.uk/find-a-u3a/79-public-area/83-find-a-u3a-group.html

If you hold your mouse pointer over the map and rotate your mouse wheel forwards or backwards, you can zoom in or out of the map.

If you hold your mouse pointer over the map and hold down your left or right mouse button and move your mouse around, you can move the map around.

You can also search for the branch locations by post code or town name, on this page...
https://www.u3a.org.uk/find-a-u3a.html

This is the U.K.  U3A youtube video pages...

https://www.youtube.com/user/TheU3a

https://www.youtube.com/user/TheU3a/videos


This is the U3A  U.K. facebook page...  https://en-gb.facebook.com/u3auk/

This is the U3A  U.K. twitter page...  https://twitter.com/u3a_uk

At least some of the local branches may have their own local branch facebook pages, and possibly also their own local branch twitter pages.

This is some information about U3A  AUSTRALIA

This is their website...
http://www.u3aonline.org.au/

http://www.u3aonline.org.au/content/about-u3a-online


This is their facebook page...

https://www.facebook.com/U3A-Online-128184030591120/?ref=page_internal

https://www.facebook.com/pg/U3A-Online-128184030591120/about/?ref=page_internal


U3A AUSTRALIA doesn't seem to have it's own youtube video page, but if you do the following google search you will see a bunch of youtube videos which have been posted by various AUSTRALIAN members or branches,   google search for ... youtube u3a australia.

If you want to download and save this information post as a windows wordpad text file, in which the links above will also be clickable, you can view and download it from the link below...
http://docdro.id/mG2Fi91

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Re: Information post - U3A - University of the Third Age
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2017, 09:49:12 AM »
 James I thought that you posted this subject before and I answered your question after you said that the U.3.A. was an organisation for people in the U.K. and Commonwealth countries.   It was founded in France. :D
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Re: Information post - U3A - University of the Third Age
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2017, 11:02:58 AM »
If my memory serves me well sj, James posted this link on two different threads, I'm a member if U3A which is probably why I remember, as at times I've a head like a sieve! !
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Re: Information post - U3A - University of the Third Age
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2017, 01:16:39 PM »
Beautiful people have heads like sieves ;)
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Re: Information post - U3A - University of the Third Age
« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2017, 01:47:18 AM »
James I thought that you posted this subject before and I answered your question after you said that the U.3.A. was an organisation for people in the U.K. and Commonwealth countries.   It was founded in France. :D
Yes you're right, I posted it in a few sections, because very few people read the computer section. You made your reply in the version on the computer section.

The link below is to that thread, but I don't know if it will work properly, because the links on here are behaving oddly for me at the moment, if I copy and paste the url of a page or post, and then paste it into a private message or into a new browser page/tab, it isn't opening the page/post that it should open, and sometimes it's even logging me out of the forum on the pasted page url when it opens. !  :)

Anyway, it's the 4th thread in the computers & tech section.

http://www.belfastforum.co.uk/index.php/topic,68692.0.html?PHPSESSID=9d4116f0661577b887236460a523bb70

Similar thing just happened with that url after I posted this message and then clicked on the url, it just opened the forum index page. !

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Re: Information post - U3A - University of the Third Age
« Reply #5 on: October 17, 2017, 02:11:50 AM »
 Thanks , James :)
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