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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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Discovering Catalan Language and Culture

Catalonia, in the northeast of Spain has its own traditions and the Catalan language, spoken by more than 8 million people, is a symbol of identity for Catalans. Although Catalonia is a small region, geographically speaking, it has many particular traditions such as Castellers (human towers), Correfoc (fire-runs) or Cagatió (the Catalan Santa Claus... [More]
$79 Limited / $71

<p>Catalonia, in the northeast of Spain has its own traditions and the Catalan language, spoken by more than 8 million people, is a symbol of identity for Catalans. Although Catalonia is a small

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29 Sep

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The A to Z of Creative Writing

Whatever you’re writing – a letter to the editor, a speech, poetry, prose, memoir, fact or fiction – your words will resonate more with an audience when generated from a creative space. Some people are born with this creative flair but it can be taught and it’s never too late to learn. DELIVERY MODE Online COURSE OUTLINE Cross-check the ABCs of... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Whatever you’re writing – a letter to the editor, a speech, poetry, prose, memoir, fact or fiction – your words will resonate more with an audience when generated from a creative space. Some people

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01 Oct

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Writing Short Memoir Pieces (For Publication)

In writing a memoir, we use our words to pin memories to a page, allowing us to explore connections, often resulting in meaning and understanding which can be shared with family, friends and perhaps the world. While an autobiography covers an entire life, a memoir covers a shorter period, usually capturing a theme or series of moments. Everyone has... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>In writing a memoir, we use our words to pin memories to a page, allowing us to explore connections, often resulting in meaning and understanding which can be shared with family, friends and

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07 Oct

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Morning Yoga

Experience an in-depth introduction, incorporating postures, breathing techniques, meditation and deep relaxation, based on the teaching styles of the Satyananda Yoga and International Yoga Teachers' Associations. Please wear comfortable clothing. Please note that from April 2019 WEA will no longer be providing yoga mats and you will need to bring... [More]
$222 Limited / $200

<p>Experience an in-depth introduction, incorporating postures, breathing techniques, meditation and deep relaxation, based on the teaching styles of the Satyananda Yoga and International Yoga

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11 Oct

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French Pilgrim Paths

Throughout history, from all over Europe, pilgrims have walked to the saint’s tomb at Santiago de Compostela, passing by and stopping at other shrines along the way. Due to its size and common borders with so many other countries, France was the ideal place for pilgrims to gather for the long journey to Santiago. The French cities that provided... [More]
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<p>Throughout history, from all over Europe, pilgrims have walked to the saint’s tomb at Santiago de Compostela, passing by and stopping at other shrines along the way. Due to its size and common

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12 Oct
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Plant Propagation

Why buy plants when you can propagate them? Take home at least 10 free plants from this course. Learn the many methods of propagation, including cuttings, division, layering, grafting and more. Grow your own perennials, shrubs and trees, including fuchsias, frangipanis, hydrangeas, lavenders, roses, camellias, orchids, maples and more.... [More]
$110 Limited / $99

<p>Why buy plants when you can propagate them? Take home at least 10 free plants from this course. Learn the many methods of propagation, including cuttings, division, layering, grafting and more.

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16 Oct
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Persian Language and Culture 2

This course is an introduction to Persian Language and Culture for any student wishing to learn the language for business, travel or everyday use, who has already passed Persian 101. Students will develop skills to use in conversation, reading, listening and writing. This course aims to strengthen general basic comprehension and communication... [More]
$192 Limited / $173

<p>This course is an introduction to Persian Language and Culture for any student wishing to learn the language for business, travel or everyday use, who has already passed Persian 101. Students will

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16 Oct

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Capturing (Difficult) Truth in Memoir

If life is a puzzle and if each of us represents one small piece of this puzzle, then we owe it to life, we owe it to ourselves and most importantly we owe it to each other to capture the colours and contours of our life. When we write the truth – even the most difficult truth and especially the most difficult truth – we give a gift to ourselves... [More]
$192 Limited / $173

<p>If life is a puzzle and if each of us represents one small piece of this puzzle, then we owe it to life, we owe it to ourselves and most importantly we owe it to each other to capture the colours

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18 Oct

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Baltic Cities: St. Petersburg

Visiting the former Russian Empire’s capital aka Venice of the North in Summer, when the sun barely drops below the horizon each night, is guaranteed to enchant any visitor. Whether attracted by the history, art and architecture of the Hermitage, St. Isaac’s Cathedral and the Peter & Paul Fortress or keen to explore the growing underground art and... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Visiting the former Russian Empire’s capital aka Venice of the North in Summer, when the sun barely drops below the horizon each night, is guaranteed to enchant any visitor. Whether attracted by

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19 Oct
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Perfect Punctuation

Become au fait with the full stop, comma, question mark, colon, semi-colon, dash, apostrophe, hyphen, ellipsis, exclamation mark and solidus, along with their partnered comrades: quotation marks, parentheses, brackets and braces – and for extra fun, learn the three ways to set up a bulleted list, better known as dot points! DELIVERY MODE Online... [More]
$110 Limited / $99

<p>Become <em>au fait</em> with the full stop, comma, question mark, colon, semi-colon, dash, apostrophe, hyphen, ellipsis, exclamation mark and solidus, along with their partnered comrades: quotation

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23 Oct
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This class is now being delivered Online only for Spring term and has being split into two sessions.

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