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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 700 members and offer more than 150 courses and activities each year. All those involved in U3A Banyule are volunteers.


Latest News (updated 10/04/2024) 

  • Extended office opening hours trial - commences Thursday 18 April. See Noticeboard for more information.
  • Thank you to members who completed the Membership Satisfaction Survey.  We will share the results soon.
  • The latest (March 2024) edition of the U3A Banyule Newsletter is now available for you to read or download from News > Newsletters
  • Enrolments are still open for courses with vacancies.  You can check the 2024 Course Program here and see Courses and Activities and Course Enrolment for more information.  See also Other Learning Opportunities for classes beyond U3A Banyule.
  •  New card inserts for your U3A Banyule lanyard are available from the Office.  See more at Noticeboard.
  • Congratulations to all the recipients of the 2023 U3A Banyule Significant Service Awards. The full list of recipients, together with their award citations, can be seen at Noticeboard.
  • Read about the U3A Banyule Strategic Plan 2022-24 in Noticeboard.

Semester Dates 2024

  • Semester 1: 5 February - 28 June
  • Semester 2: 15 July-  22 November