Cairns U3A (University Of The Third Age) Inc - Nurturing The Over 50's
Cairns U3A Inc offers affordable educational and social opportunities for people over 50 in a relaxed and socially supportive environment.


Cairns U3A Inc - University Of The Third Age – is a voluntary, not-for-profit organisation offering low-cost educational and socialising opportunities for people in their third age (the first and second age being education and career).

We are part of the worldwide U3A organisation that first began in Europe almost 50 years ago and spread surprisingly quickly around the world. Cairns U3A was founded in 1990 and now has a membership of almost 500.

Our educational and socialising opportunities includes attending university courses at Cairns James Cook University free of charge based on special arrangements with the Cairns campus.

Cairns U3A membership is $30 per person or $50 per couple annually.

We offer some 40 classes and various social activities, which are conducted in a pleasant and informal social setting. We constantly look for new members, activities and ways to advance ourselves and support our members. See our website for much more. 



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