Management Committee Roles & Responsibilities

Introduction The Management Committee of U3A noosa comprises of 10 members. President, Vice Presidents x 2, Secretary, Treasurer and 5 Committee members. As a member of a Management Committee, you share the following responsibilities with all Committee members: Planning – establishing and reviewing annual business plans, long term strategic and month to month operational plans […]

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German for Beginners

  Expressions of interest are sought for the 2020 course: Thursdays 12:30 -2:00 pm Language Room Commencing 30 January 2020 The course commences 30 January 2020 and seeks to teach basic language skills to find your way around, talk about yourself, your home, tell the time, say what you like to eat or do, including […]

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Military History

Expressions of Interest are sought for a First Semester  2020 Course: Military History Mondays 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm 24 February  – 11 May 2020 Because of Public holidays there will be no classes 13 April and 27 April Margaret Christie Studio Course Coordinator: Alan Roberts The outline for the course is: The causes of […]

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Rod Elsworth

Retirement from a demanding and rewarding profession brings challenges for many people, not least where to find the intellectual stimulation they enjoyed in their careers. It was a concern for Rod Elsworth, who five years ago stepped down from a full-time role as a forensic psychologist with the Queensland correctional system, and relocated with his […]

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Drawing: Beginners & Other

Expressions of interest are sought for a new course: Thursdays 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm 27 February – 2 April 2020 (6 weeks) Margaret Christie Studio Tutor: Trish Lyons The Beginners Class starts with “foundation skills” – over a number of weeks learning to draw faces, flowers, wine glasses, fruit etc. About the Tutor: Trish […]

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FACT, FICTION OR FANTASY: Semester 1 – 2020

TUTOR: SUSAN ROBERTS 9 MARCH – 11 MAY 2020 (8 WEEKS) MONDAYS 9:00 am – 11:00 am MARGARET CHRISTIE STUDIO Topic for discussion: STATE FORESTS MISSING PEOPLE, USA DYATLOV PASS MYSTERY, RUSSIA ARTHURIAN LEGENDS MERLIN LEONARDO DE VINCI RESEARCHING SIR FRANCIS BACON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE OUR FUTURE WORLD, FFF? All points of view will carry merit. […]

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Philosophy & Ethics

Tutor: Ian Richards Tuesdays 10.00 am – 12.00 noon commencing  28 January 2020 Language room Synopsis This course will explore both historical and contemporary theories and issues in philosophy and ethics. While it will cover the principal strands of philosophy – epistemology (the nature of knowledge), logic, metaphysics and ethics, much of the course will […]

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Michelle Donnan

One of the most familiar faces at U3A Noosa is reception coordinator Michelle Donnan. “The reception desk at Michell House is the first point of contact for everyone who comes here and I do believe a friendly smile and warm greeting are so important. They can make so much difference to someone’s day,” says Michelle. […]

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Astronomy Course 2020

Ian Richards will once again be presenting his popular Astronomy course in 2020. The course will run for the full duration of Semester 1. Fridays 9.30 -11.30 am in the Auditorium We have all marvelled at the night sky, the beautiful moon with its changing phases, the bright wandering planets, the countless stars and the […]

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Intermediate Acrylic Workshop 2020 – Noela Flack

‘Rocks, Crustaceans & Pandanus’ Tutor: Noela Flack  9.30 – 12.00  noon Wednesday 12 February – 25 March 2020 – Margaret Christie Studio Max 20 People About the Tutor: Noela’s journey began at school when she painted cards for  friends, and at high school where she took art as a subject. After a break from study […]

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