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Study general courses at WEA Sydney in a relaxed and social environment, and central CBD location. Easily accessible by public transport, our high quality courses are led by professional and friendly tutors, and offer you great value for money.


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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 Age Pension benefits. Please note the tutor cannot offer individual financial advice within the structure of the course. Note: There will... [More]
$107 Limited inc GST / $96
How To Retire In Style Successfully

<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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$107 Limited GST free / $96
How To Retire In Style Successfully

<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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Birdwatching for Beginners

This course differs from others with its emphasis on practical application immediately in the field. This means that the participants will be practising techniques of identification in small groups. From binoculars, telescopes and field guides, to habitats, migration and conservation, these two days in the field will subtly embed the information and new skills. You will emerge delighted new birdwatchers! Meeting Location: Outside Paddy Pallins, corner of Kent and Bathurst Streets... [More]
$280 Limited inc GST / $252
Birdwatching for Beginners

This course differs from others with its emphasis on practical application immediately in the field. This means that the participants will be practising techniques of identification in small groups.

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Writing Flash Fiction

How short is flash fiction? Compelling enough to read on a smart phone. Brilliant enough to keep your attention on the bus. Say, under a thousand words. Read and discuss international examples of short short fiction, do some writing exercises, rewrite and edit the stories you’ve started. Discuss further editing and reading and where your short fiction might be published. SUGGESTED READING John Dufresne, Flash! Writing the Very Short Story, Norton. Tara L Masih, ed, Field Guide to... [More]
$88 Limited inc GST / $79
Writing Flash Fiction

<p>How short is flash fiction? Compelling enough to read on a smart phone. Brilliant enough to keep your attention on the bus. Say, under a thousand words. Read and discuss international examples of

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Update and Enhance your Makeup Skills

Learn how to apply your own makeup to a professional level using simple and quick techniques with one-on-one support from a leading industry expert, in a small group environment. You will receive advice on which products are most suitable for you and current makeup styles that best enhance your features. This course is designed for anyone wishing to learn how to apply makeup more effectively, update their makeup style and/or learn new tips & tricks. Cost of materials included in... [More]
$162 Limited inc GST / $146
Update and Enhance your Makeup Skills

Learn how to apply your own makeup to a professional level using simple and quick techniques with one-on-one support from a leading industry expert, in a small group environment. You will receive

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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. COURSE OUTLINE A brief introduction to the history and philosophy of yoga In each session we will cover the following: Yoga postures for stretching and strengthening different parts of your body. Breathing techniques. 5 minutes deep... [More]
$171 Limited inc GST / $154
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'

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Short Story Writing – You Can Write!

Writing short stories is exciting and satisfying. Find your literary voice and develop your own style while learning the art of writing. An introduction to the main genres and the techniques. COURSE OUTLINE Each week explores a genre and aspects of writing with an opportunity to write during the class, to share your writing and participate in discussions about writing. General introduction into writing and how to write effectively and affectively. This week introduces the main... [More]
$228 Limited inc GST / $205
Short Story Writing – You Can Write!

<p>Writing short stories is exciting and satisfying. Find your literary voice and develop your own style while learning the art of writing. An introduction to the main genres and the techniques.<br/>

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Yoga And Pilates - Stretch And Strengthen

Using basic principles of Pilates and Yoga to strengthen and align the body. A fun session that encourages feedback from participants and provides modifications to allow for injuries and physical limitations. Breath is used as a focus and relaxation at end of class. WHY DO IT? Pilates aims to strengthen the core muscles of the torso. The simple exercises to enable this have to be done with care and precision and are often repetitive. Yoga in its basic Hatha form also works on the... [More]
$149 Limited inc GST / $134
Yoga And Pilates - Stretch And Strengthen

Using basic principles of Pilates and Yoga to strengthen and align the body. A fun session that encourages feedback from participants and provides modifications to allow for injuries and physical

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Learn to Dance Flamenco

Sevillanas, a style of Flamenco, is one of the most popular traditional dance in Spain and it is part of Andalusian folk culture, centred around the city of Seville. If you are interested in learning Flamenco, Sevillanas is the best introduction. Comfortable clothing will be required for this course. COURSE OUTLINE Sevillanas is divided into four separated parts or dances called: “La primera” (“The first”) “La segunda” (“The second”) “La tercera” (“The third”) “La cuarta” (“The... [More]
$149 Limited inc GST / $134
Learn to Dance Flamenco

<p>Sevillanas, a style of Flamenco, is one of the most popular traditional dance in Spain and it is part of Andalusian folk culture, centred around the city of Seville. If you are interested in

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Edit and Proofread These Too!

Editors need to practise applying their skills in both editing and proofreading. In this intermediate-level session, you learn to become more confident and improve your eye for detail. We complete editing exercises in the morning and proofreading exercises in the afternoon. COURSE OUTLINE Welcome and introductions Revision: example pages from the edited typescripts ‘Jung at Heart’ and 'Glimmer of Gold' Exercise 1: Copy edit the selection of news headlines and billboard... [More]
$132 Limited inc GST / $119
Edit and Proofread These Too!

<p>Editors need to practise applying their skills in both editing and proofreading. In this intermediate-level session, you learn to become more confident and improve your eye for detail. We complete

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