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It is often said that “travel broadens the mind”. Whether you are an armchair traveller or are planning a trip of your own or, our course will unveil the secrets of some of the world’s top destinations. And best of all you don’t have to travel far to find us as our central CBD location is easily accessible by public transport. Be part of the WEA community!

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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]
$89 Limited / $80

<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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06 Feb

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Hidden Art Spaces of Northern Japan

With a few travel hints your experience of travelling in Japan can be enhanced immeasurably. Explore Sapporo and major art sites near the city, visit the Ainu Culture Museum and the volcanic Toya-ko Lake area, before moving to the Echigo-Tsumari art fields in the centre of Northern Honshu. We discuss the decline of these rural areas, and the role... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>With a few travel hints your experience of travelling in Japan can be enhanced immeasurably. Explore Sapporo and major art sites near the city, visit the Ainu Culture Museum and the volcanic

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16 Feb
$39 Limited

<p>With a few travel hints your experience of travelling in Japan can be enhanced immeasurably. Explore Sapporo and major art sites near the city, visit the Ainu Culture Museum and the volcanic

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16 Feb

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]
$153 Limited / $138

<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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20 Feb

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Travels on the Greek Mainland

Regional mainland Greece has so much to offer yet you’re never more than a few hours from the coast. We cover the main features of the mainland providing suggestions on where to visit, why and how. Our presenter has travelled extensively by foot, bus, rail, air and sea to many parts of Greece and brings his knowledge of the mainland as well as the... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Regional mainland Greece has so much to offer yet you’re never more than a few hours from the coast. We cover the main features of the mainland providing suggestions on where to visit, why and how.

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23 Feb

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Planning Your Greek Itinerary

So much to see and so much to satisfy every interest. Where to start? We cover tips, and vital logistical information that can help you plan every aspect of your travels be they through the mainland, the Greek Islands or the major towns. A regular traveller and WEA course presenter, Byron has extensive experience of most regions of Greece and wants... [More]
$65 Limited

<p>So much to see and so much to satisfy every interest. Where to start? We cover tips, and vital logistical information that can help you plan every aspect of your travels be they through the

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27 Feb

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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

<p>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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02 Mar
$39 Limited

<p>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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02 Mar

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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

<p>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

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12 Mar

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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. This... [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 Mar

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Prague - The Heart of Europe

The Czech capital is also known as the City of 100 Spires and teems with history. It is one of twelve UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Czech Republic, and home to the world’s oldest surviving active synagogue and Central Europe’s oldest university. This class will be delivered face-to-face at WEA Sydney. Enrolling students need to ensure they... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>The Czech capital is also known as the City of 100 Spires and teems with history. It is one of twelve UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Czech Republic, and home to the world’s oldest surviving

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16 Mar

Tasmania: Dark Past to Dark Mofo

The British travel writer, AA Gill, said of Hobart that it had ‘a moment of vaunting affluence, a long period of decline and a shock of eccentricity’. In many respects, Gill’s description of Hobart can be applied to the whole of Tasmania. This course aims to provide a modern perspective on a visit to the apple isle. An overview of history,... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>The British travel writer, AA Gill, said of Hobart that it had ‘a moment of vaunting affluence, a long period of decline and a shock of eccentricity’. In many respects, Gill’s description of Hobart

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23 Mar
$39 Limited

<p>The British travel writer, AA Gill, said of Hobart that it had ‘a moment of vaunting affluence, a long period of decline and a shock of eccentricity’. In many respects, Gill’s description of Hobart

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23 Mar