Welcome to U3A Northern Illawarra.  To participate in our activities you need to be a member of our organisation.

You can join U3A NI
anytime throughout the year or renew your annual membership.  However, all memberships expire on 31 December each year, regardless of when you joined or renewed.  At the end of each membership year, all financial members will receive communications from U3A NI until 31 January of the following year, after which all communications will cease unless you choose to renew your membership.

As a member of U3A Northern Illawarra, one annual fee entitles you to attend a wide range of special interest groups and activities, there are no additional fees for individual classes.



The annual membership fee for 2024 remains at $50.

To remain financial, entitling you to attend any U3A activity, you should renew your subscription by 28th February.


The preferred method of payment is by Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT).

The U3A bank details are:

  • Bendigo Bank, Fairy Meadow branch,
  • BSB: 633 000
  • Account Number: 187 964 762
  • Account Name: U3A Northern Illawarra
  • Reference: Your surname and initial

If you aren’t able to pay by EFT you can pay in cash or with your debit/credit card to the Treasurer at the Wednesday talk session.

New members will need to complete a membership application available on our website.

If you are not able to use MyU3A, please complete a Membership Application that can be downloaded from and bring it with you, together with your membership fee or evidence of EFT and hand in to the Treasurer at Wednesday Talks or to your Special Interest Group co-ordinator.

Your membership badge is available for collection at Wednesday Talks.


Whichever method (online or paper version) you use to become a member of U3A NI, you will automatically be registered with our MyU3A system.

You can access this site via our website to update your personal details.

If you need assistance just email

Term Start End
1 31 Jan 2024 5 April 2024
2 29 April 2024 28 June 2024
3 22 July 2024 20 Sep 2024
4 14 Oct 2024 27 Nov 2024


U3A Northern Illawarra Membership Oath

On becoming a member of U3A Northern Illawarra Inc, I agree to uphold its aim to share social and educational experiences in a friendly and respectful environment.  I agree to be bound by the Association’s Code of Conduct, Rules and Public Liability policy available at, and any other terms and conditions which may be deemed necessary from time to time by the Committee.

I acknowledge I am responsible for my own well-being and maintaining levels of physical capabilities appropriate to the activities/special interest groups/events that I elect to undertake.  I give permission for U3A Northern Illawarra Inc to call a medical attendant or ambulance on my behalf in case of emergency.

I agree that my personal details may be used by U3A Northern Illawarra Inc provided that such use is in accordance with the Privacy Act.  From time to time, photographs are taken at U3A NI events but will always endeavour to respect members’ privacy if known.  If I wish to opt out of being in such photographs, I must inform the photographer at the time of the event.



U3A NI has developed a COVID-19 Plan in compliance with State and Local Government directives.  In order to attend any face-to-face activities at U3A NI, you must be fully vaccinated, observe physical distancing and practice good hygiene.  If you are unwell, please stay at home.