How to Join

Joining North Down and Ards U3A gives you access to more than 100 activity groups, as well as opportunities for expanding your social circle and attending the entertaining monthly meetings.
U3A is open to people who are retired or semi-retired (i.e. not in full-time employment).  There is no age limit.

If you are interested in joining, please download an application form and follow the instructions contained on it.

The normal process for joining NDA U3A has been suspended due to the Covid-19 restrictions.  An interim procedure is currently in operation and you can find further details, including the APPLICATION FORM, by clicking HERE


Annual Subscription

Burns night

The annual membership subscription, usually due on 1 April, is £15.00 for a single person or £25.00 for two people living at the same address and must be renewed by 1 May.

Cheques should be crossed and made payable to North Down and Ards U3A.

Members of other U3A groups may join North Down and Ards U3A for a reduced fee.


Gift Aid

As North Down & Ards U3A is a registered charity, it can recover tax on the membership subscription which has been paid by tax-paying members. If you are a tax payer, you can complete a Gift Aid form to allow the U3A to recover tax on your annual subscription. You should get a Gift Aid form with your application form, but you can also download a form from here.