The Third Age Trust: The Third Age Trust is the national representative body for U3As in the UK. On www.u3a.org.uk you will find access to information about U3A courses, summer schools and the resource centre.
National U3A Radio Podcasts: Available on YouTube with captions and on the link below, the u3a radio podcast is now also available on additional platforms including Spotify, Apple and Google Podcasts. More information and a link to the latest offering can be found at:https://www.u3a.org.uk/news/u3a-radio-podcast. (opens in a new window) The podcasts are each half-hour programmes, very professionally presented and inspiring. The diverse range of topics covered in a recent podcast includes cycling, bus pass outings, disco dancing, play reading and play writing and the robot challenge. Do give them a try!
World U3A:This website seeks to establish a service for our international contacts and to provide educational resources as part of a worldwide movement. www.worldu3a.org
East Midlands U3A Network: The East Midlands Region comprises the counties of Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, and Nottinghamshire. It has formed a Regional Representative Council to which each county sends two elected representatives. The Council meets four times per year to discuss items of common interest, and provide a forum for the exchange of information between the member U3As and the Third Age Trust which is the National body for the movement. www.eastmidlandsu3as.org.uk
Notts Network: This network is a federation of U3As in Nottinghamshire which have joined together to support each other in the promotion of informal learning and the cultural and social development of their members. www.nottsu3anetwork.org Included in this is the network's newsletter, Newsbites
The Virtual U3A: If you are having difficulty getting to meetings or group activities through illness, location or any other reason you might find that the Virtual U3A can help. To find out more about what they have to offer go to https://vu3a.org.uk/ Link: vu3a.org.uk/