Where are Classes Held?
Class groups are held at centres according to the preferences of the Tutors or requirements of the Course. Term Programmes give details of day, venue and time for all classes.
In most cases, classes are held at the U3A rooms at the Toowoomba Philharmonic Performance Complex located at 7 Matthews St. Harristown, Pittsworth and Crowsnest.
Others are held in various locations across Toowoomba and Highfields.
In some cases, a minimal charge is made to assist the organisation to pay for a particular venue.
What does it Cost?
There are two cost components:
Annual Membership Fee: Please refer to the Membership page for details.
Term Fees: There is a minimal charge per class session and ranges from $0.00 (nothing) to about $2.00. This charge is used to pay for the use of a particular venue or facilities.
Fees for classes held at the Philharmonic Performance Centre and TAFE are payable at the beginning of each term. The cost is $20.00.
Do I need to be a Member to attend Classes?
Classes are only open to financial members of U3A in Toowoomba Inc.
Why not join.?
Am I guarenteed a Place in Class?
No! The Tutor sets the size of their class and when it’s full some classes have a waiting list.
Can I Enrol at the Office?
No! Only directly through the Tutor.
Do Classes run 52 weeks a Year?
Most classes run during Terms of about eight weeks (4 terms per year).
Are Classes Expensive?
No! Some classes are free and with others there could be a small cost to cover photocopying, hall costs, etc. Some classes may require participants to provide materials, eg. Craft classes.
Who is eligible to Join U3A?
Anyone over the age of 50 years and retired or semi retired.
How much time do I need to set aside?
Normally approximately 2 hours per class, depending on the class.
Do I need to study for exams?
There are no examinations, tests or trials
Is there a limit to how many Classes I can join?
No! As long as there are vacancies in a class you can participate in as many as you can fit in.
What does PPC stand stand for, or mean?
Philharmonic Performance Complex. It is the location of our main offices and is located at 7 Matthews St. Harristown. See map below............................ Click on the link below the image for a larger map.