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Important and interesting news items from U3A Nunawading

2022 Enrolments now open for all

(updated 01/12/2021)

New and returning members can now enrol in all 2022 Classes including Summer School and Term 1 Computer Classes..

To enrol in face-to-face classes you must have received two doses of COVID-19 vaccine and confirm this by ticking the box in your online My Membership details or on your enrolment form.

Visiting the HubCouncil Staff will not admit you to the Hub if you cannot provide proof of your vaccination status via your Service Victoria app or a printed copy of your digital certificate.

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You can now see classes being offered in 2022

All 2022 Classes including Summer School can now be VIEWED on the Courses list on our website

– You will be able to ENROL from 9am on Monday 29 November if you are a financial member this year.
– Enrolments open for new members and previous members who were not financial in 2021 on Wednesday 1 December.

Printed copies of the 2022 Course Guide, Summer School Program and list of Term 1 Computer Classes are also available for collection from the Hub.

The office will be open until Friday 10 December and reopen on Monday 10 January for Summer School. Our office hours are 9.00am – 3:30pm Monday to Friday.

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“How to enrol online” – training sessions

Computer Leader and Webmaster Helen Smith will be running online enrolment training sessions on:

– Thursday 18 November, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm,
– Tuesday 23 November, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm (repeat session)

Use this link to join in either session:

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86717741858?pwd=eUgrME1MSWtrQit5THNyR1VucEltdz09

Most devices do not require entry of meeting ID and password as it’s in the link, but some may. If you have trouble with the link, try typing in the meeting ID and passcode in your Zoom app:

– Meeting ID: 867 1774 1858
– Passcode: u3a-enrol

As there is a limit of 100 people per session, please make sure you join in 10 minutes before the session start.

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U3A Nunawading COVID-19 Duty of Care Statement

U3A Nunawading Inc. has a Duty of Care to its members, class leaders and volunteers in relation to COVID-19. This includes following current Government Policy, Public Health Orders and Local Government Directions. Therefore:
– Any member who wishes to attend any face-to-face class at the Nunawading Community Hub must have received a double vaccination against COVID-19 as defined by the Victorian Government.
– Members will need to provide evidence of their COVID Vaccinations to a Council Officer to enter the Community Hub.
– Members must wear a suitable mask.
– Social Distancing of 1.5 meters must be maintained.

This policy will be updated as and when the relevant COVID-19 government restrictions are changed.

U3A Nunawading Inc
Committee of Management

29 October 2021

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Recommencement of Classes

Following the latest easing of COVID-19 restrictions, a limited number of classes will recommence at the Nunawading Community Hub on Monday 8 November.

If your class is to recommence face-to-face at the Hub, you will be notified prior to 8 November. Please do not attend in person unless you have been advised to do so.

When attending the Hub you must abide by the Rules set out in our COVID-19 Duty of Care Statement.

Members who attend classes at other venues will be advised if and when those classes will recommence and under what restrictions.

Most classes being held on Zoom will continue to the end of Term 4.

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Face-to-face classes

With the end of Melbourne’s lockdown on 21 October, we hope to recommence a limited number of face-to-face classes at the Nunawading Community Hub before the end of Term 4.

Members will be advised as soon as Whitehorse Council has confirmed that classes can recommence at the Hub and under what restrictions.

Classes being held on Zoom will continue to the end of Term 4.

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Suspension of face-to-face classes extended

As a result of the Victorian Government announcement on 1 September that the current lockdown is to be extended beyond the end of Term 3, there will be no face-to-face classes until further notice.

As soon as the lockdown has been lifted and we know what the restrictions will be members will be advised if their class can recommence.

Classes being held on Zoom will proceed as scheduled.

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Check-in at the Hub

COVID-19 contact tracing requires us all to check-in whenever we are in the Hub.

If we all use the Victorian Government online app to check-in, we can allow greater numbers of members in each class. The alternatives mean we would have to halve these numbers!
So, before you come the first time, please download the app onto your smartphone …

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