Verwood University of the Third Age




Welcome to Verwood U3A 2016 - 2017


Verwood U3A offers opportunities for retired and semi-retired people to share learning experiences in a range of activities, pursuing learning and exploration, there are no tests or examinations, just the opportunity for self fulfilment.

U3A Summer School

One of our members attended a summer school organised by the National U3A

See her report here


Monthly Lunch

September Lunch Announced see details


see all planned trips here

Bournemouth University Event

Public Lecture Afternoon
Coming up Wednesday 14 September there will be an afternoon of lectures around BU’s research into conservation held at the Executive Business Centre on Holdenhurst Road.  Come along from 12pm – 5pm for a light lunch and talks from a selection of staff and students. These are just some of the topics to be discussed:

  • How can we use DNA to inform wildlife conservation?
  • How tropical deforestation and degradation affect ecosystem stability, species’ survival, and carbon pools.
  • How are pollinators using urban wildflower planting strips?

Find out more about what your local university is working on and enjoy an afternoon of stimulating debate and discussion around conservation and the environment.

See poster and book your free ticket


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Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. 

Anyone who keeps learning stays young.

Henry Ford