This page includes information on the National u3a, Regional Networks and Local u3a’s as well as some relevant local links likely to be of interest to u3a members.
National and Regional u3a
The Third Age Trust – the representative body for u3a’s in the UK. It underpins the work of local u3a’s by providing educational and administrative support to their management committees and to individual members and assists in the development of new u3a’s across the UK. Membership of The Third Age Trust is a requirement in order to use the u3a name and logo.
The North West Region of u3a’s – The region includes the counties of Cheshire, Cumbria, and Lancashire plus the Metropolitan Boroughs within Greater Manchester and Merseyside and all contiguous Unitary Authorities. Follow the links to the events they organise and run, their newsletter and other documents
The Virtual U3A (vU3A) – an online-only u3a, affiliated to the Third Age Trust. It is like a local u3a Group except that its activities take place on the Internet. A target group for the vU3a is older people who are isolated through location, illness or immobility – but all are welcome and there are members from around the world.
Local u3a Groups
For all other groups use the national u3a find a group web page