University Of 3rd Age Chichester

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University Of 3rd Age Chichester

Welcome to the The University of The Third Age (U3A) in Chichester

If you are retired or semi-retired, live in Chichester or the surrounding villages and communities, and seek to come together with like-minded people to share knowledge and experience, learn new skills or more about your local area and get to know a wider circle of interesting people then you have come to the right place.

Chichester U3A is an exciting self-help movement for people in the Third Age who live in or near the City.  It offers the opportunity to pursue learning for sheer enjoyment and for its own sake.  It is a self-funded Educational Charity.

We are a lively and friendly group offering a wide range of creative, study, physical and leisure activities.

Why should I join?

You will be able attend our talks, participate in any number of our Interest Groups, go on visits, attend our varied additional events programme.

The rewards of your membership are in learning, participation and making friends. Members are encouraged to participate as learners or teachers/leaders. Each member has access to a full programme listing groups, times, dates, venues, plus leaders contact details.

How do I join?

There are no examinations or entry qualifications, and none are awarded.

Members share their skills and life experiences: the learners teach and the teachers learn so there is no distinction between leaders and learners. Groups run on a self-help basis and are fully self-financing.

How does this U3A work?

Each U3A runs its own affairs according to its own constitution, in accordance with local members’ wishes and by their voluntary efforts. Courses are intellectually stimulating, physically beneficial and/or just good fun. In a nutshell it’s a club for ‘Recreation, Education and Companionship’ for Third Agers. You don’t just join Chichester U3A, you ‘join in’.