The Third Age Trust

The Third Age Trust is the national representative body for u3as in the UK.  It is both a limited company and a registered charity.  It underpins the work of local u3as by providing educational and administrative support to their management committees and to individual members and assists in the development of new u3as across the UK.
The web address is

u3a YouTube Channel

The U3A has a YouTube channel.
The web address is

International Association of Universities of the Third Age

(L’Association Internationale des Universités du Troisième Age)
I.A.U.T.A. brings together the universities of the third age from all the continents. For four decades I.A.U.T.A. has been defending elderly people’s cause through life-long education by means of university exchanges and, above all, innovations in the fields of education and scientific research in order for everyone to find their place in society.
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The purpose of WorldU3A is to encourage international understanding and contacts for all active retired people everywhere. It does this through its Internet activity rather than through a traditional organisation structure. It has no membership and is a totally free service. The web address is