Participants in any group activity which involves potential physical contact should complete a personal risk assessment - this does not need to be shared with the Group Leader.
Meetings are held in a number of venues around the district, including in member's homes. For some of the most frequently used public general purpose venues location maps are provided
Whitwick and District U3A (WAD) collects and uses members information as provided
on their membership form for the purposes of WAD administration. Any use outside
of WAD requires a legal basis or the member's consent. A copy of the policy
is available here.
This may also be obtained by contacting the Secretary, .
Members can obtain a copy of their data on application to the Membership Secretary, although this may be refused for repeated requests.
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A full copy of the policy is available in the members area . This may also be obtained by contacting the Membership Secretary, .
All affiliated Universities of the Third Age (U3As) pursue a policy providing equality of opportunity to all members and potential members regardless of age, social standing, language, ethnicity, gender, orientation and educational background. The acceptance of this policy will be deemed a condition of membership.
A copy of the Safeguarding Policy and Procedure can be found here.
The updated formal constitution adopted by the membership at the AGM 15th April 2015 with amendments made at the SGM 16th Nov 2018 can be found here. This is based on the model constitution proposed by the Third Age Trust. It replaces the original constitution of 2009.
AGM minutes and standing orders
These can be found in the members area here.
Officers and Committee
The Officers and Committe Members for the current year are given here.
Group Leaders & Committee Members Information
Various guides for Committee members and Group Leaders can be found in the members area here.
Group Leaders can check on items in Forthcoming Events here.
Guides on various aspects of e-mailing are available in the members area here.
If you want to know which pages on this site have changed and when, you can find an overview here.
You can choose the email notification function in the members area to be informed about changes to various pages.
Expanded versions of the tips provided in the monthly Update are available using these links.
|April Phishing||February Duplex printing||March Password retrieval / Lenovo laptops||February Microsoft support for IE|
|May Updates||March Website summary||April Laptop security||July Win 10 free upgrade ends|
|June Anti-virus software||April XP support ends||May Public Wifi||December Email spam settings|
|July Email attachments||May Heartbleed bug||July Windows 10||
|August Cloud storage||June Win 8 & 8.1 updates||August Windows 10 removal||February Compromised email accounts|
|September XP user options||July Compromised routers||September Windows 10 privacy||April Phishing|
|October Clicks & keys||August Ransomware||November Phishing||
|November Windows 8 to 8.1||September Passwords||March Focused inmail|
|October Junk mail||April Google inmail|
The Summer 2015 and other newsletters are available here (in members area)
East Midlands Regional Newsletters
Links to other U3As and items of potential interest can be found here.
Please note that as an anti-spam measure e-mail addresses on this page are NOT links, but should be manually copied