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WEA Sydney offers a relaxed and social environment with a community feel. With a central CBD location, we are easily accessible by public transport. Our diverse and high-quality courses are led by professional and friendly tutors and offer you great value for money. Whether you are interested in finding a new hobby, planning your travels or developing new skills in creative writing your journey starts here.

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Iconic Irish Cities: Derry and Kilkenny

Derry was a major centre for 1,000 years before its name was changed to Londonderry. Its walls encircle stories of the Siege of 1689 and the Troubles of the 1970s. Kilkenny was St Canice’s holy city, the seat of the medieval Irish Parliament in the 1300s and in the 1600s a Confederate hub against English dominance. Part history, part travelogue,... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Derry was a major centre for 1,000 years before its name was changed to Londonderry. Its walls encircle stories of the Siege of 1689 and the Troubles of the 1970s. Kilkenny was St Canice’s holy

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03 Mar

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Italian for Travellers (A1)

This course is for complete beginners or people with a very limited knowledge of the Italian language. It will give you simple phrases and strategies to help you understand what you need to know for travelling in Italy. Travel, social and cultural tips will also be included. TEXTBOOK Tutor supplied material COURSE OUTLINE Introducing and talking... [More]
$215 Limited / $194

<p>This course is for complete beginners or people with a very limited knowledge of the Italian language. It will give you simple phrases and strategies to help you understand what you need to know

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07 Mar
$215 Limited / $194

<p>This course is for complete beginners or people with a very limited knowledge of the Italian language. It will give you simple phrases and strategies to help you understand what you need to know

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02 May

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Classical Retirement Planning – Understanding Super, Pension and Retirement Lifestyle Choices

Started with some basic tax and super knowledge, this course will guide your thinking in developing strategies and options for you to choose your preferred retirement lifestyle and how to transfer your wealth to your next generation, tax-effectively. This course is catered for novice, experienced investors and SMSF trustees in understanding the law... [More]
$110 Limited / $99

<p>Started with some basic tax and super knowledge, this course will guide your thinking in developing strategies and options for you to choose your preferred retirement lifestyle and how to transfer

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07 Mar

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Australian Native Plants

It’s hardly surprising Australian native plants have become so popular. Learn how to identify them, how they’ve adapted to our environment and why they’re perfect, low maintenance plants for sun or shade, to create privacy, attract birds, provide fragrance, act as fire retardants and even eat! Comprehensive course notes are provided. COURSE OUTLINE... [More]
$125 Limited / $113

<p>It’s hardly surprising Australian native plants have become so popular. Learn how to identify them, how they’ve adapted to our environment and why they’re perfect, low maintenance plants for sun or

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08 Mar

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Indian Hill Stations

Visit three very different hill stations in India in an extensively illustrated presentation. DARJEELING - once a convalescent and recreation town for the British civil and military community, its proximity to mount Kanchenjunga offers visitors impressive mountain views. SHIMLA – was famous as the summer capital of the British Raj, and the former... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Visit three very different hill stations in India in an extensively illustrated presentation.<br/><p></p><ul><li>DARJEELING - once a convalescent and recreation town for the British civil and

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10 Mar

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Journal & Memoir Writing

There is an art to journal and memoir writing that lifts it from the banal to the sublime. Spend a day learning how to write meaningful and creative journals and memoirs. Explore styles of writing that best reflect your thoughts and experiences and which will make for useful reading and future satisfying reflections. COURSE OUTLINE Read and review... [More]
$110 Limited / $99

<p>There is an art to journal and memoir writing that lifts it from the banal to the sublime. Spend a day learning how to write meaningful and creative journals and memoirs. Explore styles of writing

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14 Mar
$110 Limited / $99

<p>There is an art to journal and memoir writing that lifts it from the banal to the sublime. Spend a day learning how to write meaningful and creative journals and memoirs. Explore styles of writing

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13 Jun

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Danish Language and Culture

An introduction to the Danish language and culture for any student wishing to learn the basics of Danish language and become more familiar with Danish culture, traditions and lifestyle. Students will develop some reading a writing skills and will become familiar with the key themes in Danish culture. This course is recommended for people wishing to... [More]
$153 Limited / $138

An introduction to the Danish language and culture for any student wishing to learn the basics of Danish language and become more familiar with Danish culture, traditions and lifestyle. Students will

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21 Mar
This class has had a change in date and time due to tutor circumstances and is now incorrect in the brochure.

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Seven Days in Paris

Known as ‘The city of light’, Paris draws visitors from all over the world. Gain an overview of the history of the city and its place within France; as well as accommodation, food and nightlife options. The course will cover all the most famous tourist attractions, but we will also explore off the beaten track options for return visitors. Parks,... [More]
$39 Limited

Known as ‘The city of light’, Paris draws visitors from all over the world. Gain an overview of the history of the city and its place within France; as well as accommodation, food and nightlife

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24 Mar

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Your Greek Islands Odyssey

Planning to visit the Greek Islands? We bring you what you’re unlikely to find in the guidebooks. Get to know the various islands, how to travel, where to stay, and the ins and outs of etiquette and communication. COURSE OUTLINE Attica and points of departure (Piraeus, Rafina, Bus Stations and the airport) Crete and the islands of the Dodecanese... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Planning to visit the Greek Islands? We bring you what you’re unlikely to find in the guidebooks. Get to know the various islands, how to travel, where to stay, and the ins and outs of etiquette

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31 Mar

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Planning for Financial Success

Even though Google answers a lot of your questions, you still need to master the basics of tax, superannuation, investments, insurance and borrowing arrangements in order to shape your balance sheet and profit and loss account to achieve your personal and business goals. Due to the complex interactions of these topics, you are either too confused... [More]
$110 Limited / $99

<p>Even though Google answers a lot of your questions, you still need to master the basics of tax, superannuation, investments, insurance and borrowing arrangements in order to shape your balance

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04 Apr
Please note the date of this course has changed from that which was originally advertised in the printed program.

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