U3A in Scotland Summer School 2020
THE CURRENT ROUND OF BOOKINGS IS NOW CLOSED. PLEASE SEE THIS PAGE FROM MID-FEBRUARY WHEN DETAILS OF ANY AVAILABLE PLACES ON COURSES AND IN RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION WILL BE GIVEN, WITH UPDATED INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTS TO DOWNLOAD.
For information please email Susan Tester:
OVERVIEW OF SUMMER SCHOOL
The Summer School will be held from Tuesday 18th to Thursday 20th August 2020 at Stirling Court Hotel, on the beautiful campus of Stirling University.
Stirling in easily accessible by road, rail and bus. Stirling Court Hotel can reached by a short bus or taxi journey from the rail or bus station. Free parking is available.
Accommodation will be in a choice of ensuite accommodation at the Stirling Court Hotel and at Willow Court (University Guest Accommodation on campus).
Participants choose one topic to study, in a group, for the two half-days and one full day of the Summer School. A provisional programme is available from a link on this page.
Subject to demand we plan to offer the following courses:
Ancient Civilisations of Mesoamerica: Olmec, Maya and Aztecs: Prof. Maria Chester, East Berwickshire U3A
Creative Writing: on Writing Short Stories: Gilly Beckett, East Berwickshire U3A
Exploring Poetry: Peter Holmes, Forth Valley U3A
Immunology - Our Immune System: Friend or Foe?: Prof. David I Stott, Bearsden and Milngavie U3A
The 1820 Radical Rising in Scotland: Irene Scullion, Glasgow West End U3A and Helen Glassford, Paisley U3A.
Please follow the link on this page for outlines of each of the courses.