FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q. How much does it cost to attend classes?
A. Your payment of $30 membership entitles you to attend as many classes as you like – for free. Some classes have a special cost to cover photocopies, materials or venue hire.
Q. What qualifications or prior learning do I need to have?
Q. Do I have to write essays or do exams or homework?
A. No to all three.
Q. I missed Sign On day. How do I enrol in a class?
A. Contact the tutor. Download a Membership Form . Post the completed form and a cheque for $30 to U3A Hervey Bay, PO Box 158 Hervey Bay 4655.
The preferred method of payment is online to Bendigo Bank , or you can deposit at any branch of the Bendigo Bank
ACC: 169 687 654
Enter your name in the reference section.
Q. What if I am unable to attend a class?
A. Please let your tutor know beforehand if possible.
Q. What if I don’t like a class I have enrolled in?
A. Please let your tutor know that you will not be attending class anymore. Contact us here
Q. How much are tutors paid?
A. All tutors and the management committee are volunteers.
Q. Can I attend classes at other nearby U3As?
A. There is a reciprocal agreement between Hervey Bay, Maryborough and Howard which allows for financial members of one group to attend classes at another group without paying a second membership fee. You will need to have your fees’ receipt with you when enrolling in a class at another venue. Special costs must be met, for example, Class Fees at Maryborough.
Q. Am I covered by insurance when attending U3A classes?
A. Yes. All U3A financial members and volunteers attending U3A classes at authorised venues are covered by Public Liability Insurance.