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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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Writing Your Travels

How can you turn memorable travel experiences into the written word? Traveller and author Jan Cornall has been writing memoir, short stories and articles for a number of years based on her travels in SE Asia. Whether you want to write in the short or long form, in this workshop she will show you how to use the literary techniques of creative... [More]
$110 Limited / $99

<p>How can you turn memorable travel experiences into the written word? Traveller and author Jan Cornall has been writing memoir, short stories and articles for a number of years based on her travels

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02 Jun

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Ten Days in the Scottish Hebrides

Whether you’re seeking remote beaches, great whiskey or just a few days of peace and quiet the Hebrides is a destination for the adventurous and not so adventurous traveller. The Scottish Hebrides comprises around 50 inhabited islands off the west coast of Scotland. Whether you’re seeking remote beaches, great whiskey or just a few days of peace... [More]
$38 Limited

Whether you’re seeking remote beaches, great whiskey or just a few days of peace and quiet the Hebrides is a destination for the adventurous and not so adventurous traveller. The Scottish Hebrides

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09 Jun

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Weekly Writing Haven: Just Write It!

What’s your it? What’s your unfinished writing project? Over four weeks, come and sit in a room with other budding writers and write on your own project. In this three hour weekly class, you’ll be writing in silence for two hours on your own project. Guidance is provided at the beginning and end of each haven. Build up momentum on your project... [More]
$145 Limited / $131

<p>What’s your it? What’s your unfinished writing project? Over four weeks, come and sit in a room with other budding writers and write on your own project. In this three hour weekly class, you’ll be

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12 Jun

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How To Retire In Style Successfully

Learn from an experienced financial planner the principles and strategies to accumulate wealth for retirement, and the legislative opportunities available for people prior to transitioning into retirement. Cover strategies on how to build a tax free income stream in retirement, explore your options and, if applicable, improve your eligibility for... [More]
$110 Limited / $99

<p>Learn from an experienced financial planner the principles and strategies to accumulate wealth for retirement, and the legislative opportunities available for people prior to transitioning into

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13 Jun

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Russian Language and Culture

An introduction to Russian language and culture for any student wishing to approach Russian language for the very first time. Students will develop some reading and writing skills. This course is recommended for people wishing to learn reading Cyrillic characters as well as for those who wish to undertake further courses of Russian language.... [More]
$153 Limited / $138

<p>An introduction to Russian language and culture for any student wishing to approach Russian language for the very first time. Students will develop some reading and writing skills. This course is

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13 Jun
$153 Limited / $138

<p>An introduction to Russian language and culture for any student wishing to approach Russian language for the very first time. Students will develop some reading and writing skills. This course is

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22 Aug

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Amsterdam and the Golden Age

Once the Netherlands proclaimed independence from Spain, it was full sailing ahead for the Dutch. The 17th century was Amsterdam’s Golden Age. Ships from the city sailed to North America, Indonesia, Brazil and Africa and formed the basis of a worldwide trading network. We explore Amsterdam’s canals, museums and history. DELIVERY MODE This class... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Once the Netherlands proclaimed independence from Spain, it was full sailing ahead for the Dutch. The 17th century was Amsterdam’s Golden Age. Ships from the city sailed to North America, Indonesia

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16 Jun

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Persian Language and Culture

An introduction to Persian language and culture for any student wishing to learn the basics of Persian language and to become familiar with Persian culture, traditions and lifestyle with no prior knowledge of Persian required. Persian, one of the great lingua francas of world history, was once spoken from Siberia to Southeast Asia and it has more... [More]
$211 Limited / $190

<p>An introduction to Persian language and culture for any student wishing to learn the basics of Persian language and to become familiar with Persian culture, traditions and lifestyle with no prior

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01 Aug

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Chinese Culture: An Introduction

China is a fascinating place to be with a rich history and culture. Chinese culture is unique and interesting including pictographic characters, performing arts, festivals, food, etc. DELIVERY MODE This class will be delivered online via the online platform Zoom. This course requires students to have an email, a reliable internet connection, a... [More]
$153 Limited / $138

<p>China is a fascinating place to be with a rich history and culture. Chinese culture is unique and interesting including pictographic characters, performing arts, festivals, food, etc.<br/><p><br/><

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24 Oct

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Practical Strategies for Managing Challenges

This series of six seminars explores skills and strategies to help us manage and adapt to challenges which life inevitably brings. It is an opportunity to connect, learn and develop all from the comfort of your own home. DELIVERY MODE This class will be delivered online via the online platform Zoom. This course requires students to have an email, a... [More]

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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

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'

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20 Jul

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