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Welcome to u3a Sources
the u3a blog dedicated to sharing, inspiring and learning
The Recruitment and Retention Toolkit: Your Successes
Published: 11 July 2022
Pathfinder u3as who have contributed to the recruitment and retention toolkit share their success stories
Market Research: People who have recently left full time work
Published: 07 July 2022
In this instalment of our Recruitment Resources, Chair of the Recruitment Working Group Paul explains the findings of a u3a survey into people who had recently left full time work, and what that means for u3as recruiting new members.
How to transform your website into your shop window (u3a examples)
Published: 05 June 2022
In this latest instalment of the Recruitment and Retention toolkit, watch a video with examples of how u3as have transformed their websites to appeal to new members.
Zoom: Why Should I Bother? : Video Resource
Published: 20 May 2022
In this instalment of our Recruitment Toolkit, watch a video on the benefits of exploring Zoom for your interest group.
5 Steps to Get Your Interest Group Online: Video Resource
Published: 26 March 2022
In this instalment of the Recruitment and Retention toolkit, watch a video about how to get your u3a group set up online.
Advice for Volunteers on a u3a Recruitment Stand
Published: 09 February 2022
In this instalment of our Recruitment Resources, the group share tips on how volunteers can promote u3a when speaking to the public.
Presentation on Developing Outreach and Partnerships
Published: 03 February 2022
In this instalment of our Recruitment Resources, download a presentation to share with your u3a members which explains how you can spread the word about your u3a through outreach and partnerships
How to: make your u3a more inclusive
Published: 01 February 2022
In this instalment of our Recruitment Toolkit, Croydon u3a discuss diversity and inclusion.
Recruiting New Committee Members: A Success Story
Published: 14 December 2021
Easingwold u3a, who are part of the u3a Recruitment and Retention Working Group, share their experience of trying to get new members onto their u3a committee.
Bigger and Better u3a Committees
Published: 02 November 2021
In this new instalment of our member-led Recruitment Toolkit, Paul Martinez explores how u3as can have bigger and better committees.
Penicuik u3a's Experience of Retaining and Recruiting Members
Published: 20 October 2021
Penicuik u3a member Hugh talks about their u3a's experience of retaining and recruiting members.
Social Media: Choosing and Using
Published: 25 March 2021
In this instalment of our Recruitment Resources, download a presentation which helps to identify which social media platforms to use to promote your u3a.