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Ken Letts

“La langue française est comme un bel ruisseau à truites qui coule avec de douces ondulations”. Father Kenneth Letts is a retired priest in the Anglican Church of Australia. He was Priest-in-Charge of the Albert Park Parish from 1981 to 1994. In...

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Pam Caven

I have loved the experience of being part of U3APP, of being intellectually stimulated and physically stretched by very proficient and expert tutors. I have been impressed by the ongoing welcoming and inclusive atmosphere, the friendliness of fellow participants and the breadth...

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Sue Barnes

“Fashion brings out style qualities in others. It is changing the way we are looking at certain things and acceptance of norms that perhaps as you get older, you struggle with a bit.” Sue Barnes is a photographer, and hair and makeup...

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David Bourne

David’s fascination with various chemical compounds, with the potential to become explosive, set him off on a significant, and fascinating career in biochemistry. David Bourne is a U3APP Tutor, currently for the online course ‘Why Insects Matter.” He is a PHD graduate...

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Marcel Colman

“Every building and its setting is an expression of people’s decision making… and working back from that is fascinating.” “The interesting outcome is that we all learn by sharing different perspectives.”  Marcel Colman is the facilitator of the U3APP Current Affairs class....

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Nancy Corbett

“Poetry is being performed more than ever … poetry is alive … poetry is just evidence of life”. Nancy Corbett is a U3APP Tutor of the Appreciating Poetry Class. Nancy Corbett’s ‘story’ begins in a beautiful rural area of south-eastern Ontario, between...

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Dr John Craven

Dr John Craven became an Officer (AO) in the General Division of the Order of Australia on 26 January 2023. Details of his academic and professional background and portfolios can be read in the U3APP Newsletter – 29 January 2023.   John...

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Kerrie Cross

“Social work practice is very much about how to bring about change at an individual level in people’s lives and also in respect to social and community development.” Kerrie Cross joined U3APP six years ago. She had a desire to further develop...

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Jane Denniston

Jane has been a member of U3APP for about eight years, (prior to this she was a member of Brighton U3A) she is a tutor and organiser of the Pétanque classes. Jane grew up in Elwood. Her mother was a War Widow....

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