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0418 749 228


Ivanhoe Library and Cultural Hub (ILCH)
275 Upper Heidelberg Rd
Ivanhoe Victoria 3079

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University of the Third Age



Winter Banyule Flats: photographer Leanne Cole






Welcome to U3A Banyule


Are you aged 50-plus and retired or semi-retired? Live in the City of Banyule or surrounds? Want to keep your brain and body active and make new friends? Want to share your skills and experience with others? Join the University of the Third Age Banyule (U3A Banyule). For a modest annual membership fee, you can participate in a wide range of courses, social activities, excursions and events. Note: Some excursions/events may incur additional costs. No qualifications are required and there are no exams.


We have over 900 members and offer more than 150 courses and activities each year. All those involved in U3A Banyule are volunteers.


Latest News (updated 26/9/2023) 

  • The September Newsletter is now available - read about our latest news and recent activities - see Newsletters.
  • Banyule Council has introduced  a new FREE Community Bus Service. Go to Community News for details.
  • Live Life Digitally Connected: NBN Co 6 Session Online Series for Older Adults, hosted by U3A Network Victoria. Register now for any or all of these FREE sessions. For further details, see Noticeboard.  
  • Lecture Facilitators are urgently needed - see Noticeboard for details. 
  • Read about the U3A Banyule Strategic Plan 2022-24 in Noticeboard.

Semester Dates 2023

  • Semester 1: 6 February-23 June

  • Semester 2: 10 July-24 November