University of the Third Age – Warwick
U3A is a self help education movement which caters for persons in the ‘third age’ and for those who have retired, promoting the concept of studying simply for the joy of learning. It is not a formal University, and does not offer formal qualifications nor set academic qualifications as a prerequisite for entry. Classes are held in many areas and also in private homes. The service plays a vital role in improving the quality of life of retired persons. The courses are run by volunteer tutors and include; Revisiting Shakespeare, Armchair Travel and Current Affairs, Bird watching, Chess, Mah Jong, Asian History, Tai Chi, Aussie Croquet, Book Discussion, Canasta, Card Game of 500, Scrabble, French Language & Literature, Garden Club, Handcrafts, Bus Trip.