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Forms and Downloads

Welcome Pack

This document provides some information about the U3A movement, the principles on which it is based and some background on U3A Hawthorn. Click on the image below.

Clickable image for Welcome Pack

Code of Conduct

Joining U3A Hawthorn and enrolling in classes and activities requires each member to agree to abide by our Code of Conduct.

A copy of the Code is available for download here.

Expectations re enrolments and attendance

It is expected that members should be able to feel comfortable in their class environment and to participate and enjoy the course offerings and facilities that Hawthorn U3A has to offer. This document contains the Committee's expectations of members regarding enrolment and class attendance.

Click here to download the document.

Subscriptions are due for 2020

click here to pay your subscription online

We encourage you to pay online with our new Membership System by credit card - using PayPal. You don't need to have, or create, a PayPal account to use this facility.

You may also use internet banking to make a bank transfer. Please ensure you enter your Member ID (preferably) or surname when making the bank transfer.

Please note that Credit Card payments cannot be made over the phone.

if you wish to pay at our Office, please login to the Membership system, using the link above, go to "Pay Membership" and print 2 copies of the 2018 Invoice and bring it with you. Payment can then be made by credit card [EFTPOS machine], cheque or cash, after which you will be given one of the Invoices as a receipt.

Request change to your personal details, withdraw from a course or make an "assisted enrolment"

click here to download a "Blue Form"

Complete the form with any changes required to your membership record or to have someone enter an enrolment in the Membership System on your behalf.

Swinburne Computer Account

When enrolling for a Computer course held at Swinburne, each student must submit a signed request for a login Account. The Form should be submitted to U3A Hawthorn with your enrolment request.

Application for Computer Account

Course Downloads

View Courses and enrol online

Click on the link above to login to our Membership System. Once logged in, click on View Courses on the menu at left of the screen.

You can then proceed to enrol in courses by clicking in the box to the left of the appropriate course information and, when finished, ensure that you click the green Confirm Selections box.

Please note the colour coding used to display course information;

UMAS course key

Where a course is highlighted in blue, it has either reached the maximum number of students who can be enrolled or it has prerequisites which must be confirmed before your enrollment can proceed. In both cases, you will be placed on a wait list.

You will receive an email confirming the status of your enrolment.

Full curriculum

The full curriculum for the current year is published in December of the previous year.

Additional courses and short courses are added from time to time during the year.

A copy of the curriculum is available for download by clicking on the image below.

Full Curriculum

Most recent quarterly curriculum update

This link takes you to the Courses page where each quarterly update is provided.

Please note that information is more accurate when using View Courses in the Membership System.

Each update only contains recent additions to the Curriculum for the new Term. (For a complete listing, select Full Curriculum above.)

Curriculum Update

Other Downloads


Details of excursions are provided on another page of our website. Click here to open that page.

Fridge Flyer

An events calendar for your fridge. Click image below to download

Incident Report Form

Any incident involving injury should be reported to the Management Committee by completion of an Incident Report.

Click here to download the form.

Acknowledgement of Risk

Participants in outdoor activity classes, such as cycling, walking and digital photography, are required to complete an Acknowledgement of Risk form and submit it to their activity Convenor or the Office prior to commencing in that class.

Click here to download the form.

Rules of Incorporation

The Rules which govern U3A Hawthorn as an Incorporated Association following the passing of the new Act in 2012. Our "constitution". click to download

Privacy Policy

This document outlines the policy which underlies collection and use of members' private information. click to download

Tutors Course Offer

If you would like to present a class or convene an activity at U3A Hawthorn, please click to download and complete this form.

Summer School Session(s) Offer

If you would like to make a presentation at Summer School during January, please click to download and complete this form.

Tutors Handbook

This document is a resource for tutors. It includes a range of information about how courses are conducted and advertised together with information about AV equipment etc. click to download

Policy- Role of Tutors and Convenors

This policy covers the roles and responsibilities of tutors and convenors. . click to download


AV Guide for South Room, West Room, Room 1 and Room 2

click to download