Welcome to Rye & District U3A
ABOUT THE U3A
The U3A (University of the Third Age) is an organisation for everyone who has retired from full time work. Do not be put off by the word 'University'. We are for YOU, whether you have any formal qualifications or not and wherever your interests lie. The spirit of the U3A is that everyone both learns and shares their skills.
The U3A is a thriving organisation with, in mid 2019, 1043 branches and over 425,000 members in the U.K.,
the branches are independent but have support from the national organisation - see link top right. Our branch has 244 members and rising
The 4 documents recently revised to ensure that data protection is understood and fulfilled have been uploaded to this website - SEE Links Page
AGM October 21st 2019 - minutes to be added soon
The Rye branch holds a meeting at the Rye Community Centre in Conduit Hill TN31 7LE at 2pm on the third Monday of every month, except July and August
Few formalities, good speakers; a friendly meeting with time for tea&biscuits(30p) & a chat
We have approx 37 groups running their own programmes
See the GROUPS page
We publish a newsletter every month, distributed by email and papercopy at the monthly meeting for the next month.
We produce this magazine once a year; a copy without personal data is attached to this website - see links
SUSSEX REGION 'SUN'
As a member of U3A, you have access to an exciting programme of Study Days run by Sussex U3A Network, SUN, covering Music, Literature, Science and many other topics. There is also a Summer school.
MEMBERSHIP: ~ Becoming a Member
People can join at any time; our Annual Enrolment Meeting is in October and the annual subscription is £14
For an Application Form please go to the LINKS page