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Drawing attention to selected sessions here at U3A Stonnington

  • The Jews of Spain: What Happened?

    Coming in semester2 - six zoom lectures by A/Prof Peter Schattner


  • Walking in Austria and Switzerland

    10am on Thursday 13 May 2021, to be presented by Ian Singleton and Elspeth Ferguson We will walk in two areas of Austria, the Wachau Valley then in the Salzkammergut region and in the Bernese Oberland in Switzerland, from two locations – Meiringen and Grindelwald. In between we will call in on Berchtesgaden in Germany. […]


  • Batteries, Large and Small by Chris Fletcher

    10 March monthly session of Conversations: Members’ Choice


  • A history of the Jewish faith

    The evolution of Judaism over 4,000 years, by Assoc Prof Peter Schattner A series of 6 lectures covering the major developments in the evolution of Judaism over nearly 4,000 years, with an emphasis on the historical stages rather than a theological analysis. The major stages (ancient, medieval and modern) will be covered by two lectures […]


From our President

Occasional seasonal letters from the President of U3A Stonnington

  • President’s Address, AGM 10 May 2021

    As you are well aware, the Covid-19 pandemic has changed the world. U3A Stonnington has made many positive responses to change. Let me remind you: Our immediate response to the Covid-19 State of Emergency was to close our building – and then begin to offer our program remotely, mostly but not entirely by Zoom. This offered members […]


  • Welcome to members 2021

    Greetings! Welcome to Semester 1 2021. A special welcome to our new members who have recently joined – we hope you enjoy the program on offer and get to meet other members during the year. It is good to be underway again with what promises to be an interesting, if not challenging year! With Covid […]


  • On 25 November 2020

    Greetings! I hope that recent changes in Covid rules have made life more pleasurable for you. The S2 program is drawing to a close and we are now looking forward to an enjoyable and stimulating program for 2021. Changes at U3A StonningtonA lot of work is going on behind the scenes: We are currently transitioning […]


  • On 27 September 2020

    Dear Members, It is some time since I wrote to you – but we have been very busy in the meantime. Read on!  U3A Stonnington now: continues to offer companionship, enjoyment, intellectual stimulation and interesting diversions from our currently quite restricted daily lives. Although we miss the face to face contact with friends, many of […]


  • On 14 July 2020

    From our President 14 July 2020  PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS TO THE AGM, U3A STONNINGTON 2020 Although Valetta St is currently closed U3A Stonnington continues to function, but in a transformed way. We continue to pursue our aims to provide opportunities for companionship, and activities for interest and enjoyment – but this relies on member participation.  The […]


  • On 7 July 2020

    U3A STONNINGTON Inc.ABN 23 378 204 740 REG No. A0020583  REPORT TO THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEEETING – TUESDAY 14 JULY 2020  As President, and on behalf of the Committee of Management, I am required to present to the Annual General Meeting an overview of U3A Stonnington Incorporated and its activities, for the period from May […]


  • On 15 June 2020

    From our President, 15 June 2020  Dear Members  What is the “new normal” for U3A? U3A Stonnington continues, but not as before. We will continue our focus on social interaction, lifelong learning and active ageing but are looking at new ways to achieve these aims safely. How appropriate for times when physical isolation is likely […]


  • On 10 April 2020

    Greetings to Members  Dear Friends,  We live in interesting times! In future times we are likely to refer to life before and after Covid-19. These days of isolation give us time to reflect on what we value in our lives. I miss the companionship and interest that U3A brings to my life, and I am […]