U3A is the University of the Third Age, which is the age of active retirement, coming after the ages of youth and working life.

University is taken in its original meaning a “community of teachers and scholars” – there are no academic requirements for membership and no exams!

U3A is a worldwide organization for retired or semi-retired persons. U3A courses/activities cover interests such as Sport, Family History, Exercise, Philosophy, Photography, The Arts, Language, Technology, Lunch Groups, Travel, Dance, Geology, History, Health, Music, Craft and Writing. U3A requires no prior learning.


  • Read Term 4 Newsletter here.
  • New class Term 4 Toowoomba: Photography with Paul Knie. Contact U3A office for details.
  • 2024 Course Book listing all classes in Toowoomba, Crows Nest and Pittsworth available early January for Members.
  • For weekly happenings see our Facebook page www.facebook.com/toowoombau3a.
  • Visit our information table at the Seniors Expo, Toowoomba Show ground Thursday,  26th October. Come meet the Team.

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About Us

U3A in Toowoomba Inc. is one of many similar U3A organizations in Australia. Formed in 1990 we provide educational and leisure courses/activities to seniors.

We have over 1900 members and we offer 140 courses each week; all of these at a low cost.

U3A in Toowoomba Inc. is a member of the Association of International Universities of the Third Age (AIUTA), and a member of U3A Network Qld Inc. 

Management and tutors are volunteers.  

Many classes are held at 7 Matthews Street, Toowoomba. All Members are welcome to join classes in Toowoomba, Crows Nest and Pittsworth depending on vacancies.

We look forward to welcoming you to Toowoomba U3A

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The office of U3A in Toowoomba Inc.
Located in the Philharmonic Performance Complex,
7 Matthews Street, Harristown.
PO Box, 404 Drayton North.  4350