Membership of the U3A is open to anyone in the "Third Age",
i.e. after the second age of full-time employment and parental
more on the national U3A website).
The full annual membership subscription for 2018 is £12, due January 1st.
Of this, £3.50 is the capitation fee which goes to
the Third Age Trust, our parent organisation,
and £2.60 per address pays for direct delivery of the U3A magazines,
"Third Age Matters' and "Sources".
The capitation fee is waived if you are a full
member of another U3A branch.
New members joining later in the year pay reduced rates.
See below, or contact the
membership secretary for more information.
Membership Application form
(PDF* 106kb) right now and join. You can fill it in on the computer -
follow the instructions on the form - then print it.
It is better to download it, as it may not be editable when viewed in a browser.
|Membership subscriptions |
| ||Full member ||£12.00||(inc. £3.50 capitation fee**)|
| ||Associate member***||£12.00||(inc. £3.50 capitation fee**)|
| ||Non-capitation member||£ 8.50||(capitation fee**
another U3A branch)
|Subscriptions can be paid in cash, by cheque payable to "Heath U3A",
or, for renewals, by direct deposit - contact the treasurer for details. |
|New members |
|Oct ||£ 6.00||*|
|Nov-Dec||free with the following year|
Prospective members should read this document
explaining the limited liability of Heath U3A, its group leaders and members.
| * || includes £3.50 capitation fee**,
waived if already paid to another U3A |
| ** || The capitation fee is paid to the
Third Age Trust out of membership dues, and
provides insurance coverage for group leaders and the branch, support and training.
For that reason, as well as to maintain their membership, it is important
for members to pay their dues promptly, and that is also why
we cannot allow non-U3A-members to join groups. |
| *** ||
Associate members do not attend any branch meetings.
When our maximum capacity is reached there will be a lower subscription. |
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