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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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Krakow - Medieval Polish Capital

Krakow, the medieval pearl of Poland, is not only the country’s second biggest city, but also one of its oldest and historically most important. It was the medieval Royal capital, as well as capital of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. It came under Habsburg influence after the Polish partitions. Last but not least it was shown to the world in Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List a Hollywood blockbuster based on factual events. [More]
$38 Limited inc GST
Krakow - Medieval Polish Capital

Krakow, the medieval pearl of Poland, is not only the country’s second biggest city, but also one of its oldest and historically most important. It was the medieval Royal capital, as well as capital

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Successful Water-wise Gardening

Whether you have a large block of land or a small balcony, learn how to choose “the right plant for the right place”. Discover what type of soil you have and how you may need to improve it. Find out which are the best containers and potting mixes. With all the tips and hints provided in this course, you’ll be able to maintain your plants with the minimum of cost and effort and achieve an attractive outdoor area you’ll enjoy every day. Comprehensive course notes are provided in... [More]
$118 Limited inc GST / $106
Successful Water-wise Gardening

<p>Whether you have a large block of land or a small balcony, learn how to choose “the right plant for the right place”. Discover what type of soil you have and how you may need to improve it. Find

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Introduction to Financial Planning

Learn from an experienced financial planner how to build and structure your own financial plan. Covering goal setting, asset allocation and how to utilise it, wealth creation strategies, taxation strategies, how to maximise your superannuation, risk management (how to keep from being vulnerable), estate planning and more. Note: There will be short breaks for morning and afternoon tea and a break for lunch – lunch is NOT included. COURSE OUTLINE Goals and Objectives/Psychology of... [More]
$110 Limited GST free / $99
Introduction to Financial Planning

<p>Learn from an experienced financial planner how to build and structure your own financial plan. Covering goal setting, asset allocation and how to utilise it, wealth creation strategies, taxation

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Fintech: Does Robo-investing work?

Personal investing can be full of pitfalls. There is so much information to sift through and so many options to choose from. Financial Technology, or ‘Fintech’, has sought to disrupt the big financial institutions which have previously had a stronghold on the finance industry. They provide options to make it easier, less complex and cheaper for people to invest smaller amounts of fund. This practical workshop looks into the 8 aspects of Personal Financial Management, the... [More]
$38 Limited GST free
Fintech: Does Robo-investing work?

<p>Personal investing can be full of pitfalls. There is so much information to sift through and so many options to choose from. Financial Technology, or ‘Fintech’, has sought to disrupt the big

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$75 Limited GST free / $68
Fintech: Does Robo-investing work?

<p>Personal investing can be full of pitfalls. There is so much information to sift through and so many options to choose from. Financial Technology, or ‘Fintech’, has sought to disrupt the big

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

The Nile River: Ancient Egypt at Luxor

One of the most interesting ways of learning about Ancient Egypt is to take a 6 day cruise down the Nile River. In part 1 of this 2 part course we begin in Luxor and explore the Karnak and Luxor temple complexes. We see how papyrus is made and visit the Valley of the Kings as well as Queen Hatshepsut’s Funerary Temple. Luxor is indeed a centre of interest for modern day explorers. SUGGESTED READING Ancient Egyptians - Anton Gill, Harper Collins 2003 Ancient Egypt - Barry Kemp, John... [More]
$38 Limited inc GST
The Nile River: Ancient Egypt at Luxor

<p>One of the most interesting ways of learning about Ancient Egypt is to take a 6 day cruise down the Nile River. In part 1 of this 2 part course we begin in Luxor and explore the Karnak and Luxor

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

The Pilgrim's Road to Rome

The Via Francigena was an ancient route once used by medieval pilgrims and other travellers on their way from Canterbury to Rome. Throughout the ages, merchants, armies and members of the clergy traveled back and forth between Northern Europe and Rome carrying goods, money and information. The route was now once again being recognized as an essential part of Europe’s history and reminders of its past were still to be found along its course. In part 1 of a 2 part series, we travel... [More]
$75 Limited inc GST / $68
The Pilgrim's Road to Rome

<p>The Via Francigena was an ancient route once used by medieval pilgrims and other travellers on their way from Canterbury to Rome. Throughout the ages, merchants, armies and members of the clergy

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

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 and analyse model examples of a variety of journal and memoir styles Unpack writing styles – examining tone, tense, use of imagery and... [More]
$110 Limited inc GST / $99
Journal & Memoir Writing

<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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A Night in Kyoto: The Ancient Capital of Japan

Japan’s cultural heartland, Kyoto, was established in 794 and was Capital for over a thousand years. Use a Heian map of Kyoto from 1200 to explore the streetscape of Kyoto’s old quarters. Learn to walk the Philosopher’s Path, Kiyomizu Temple and two Geisha districts of Kyoto with an eye for history and a knowledge of how this great city was built. Practical insights into how to enjoy Kyoto’s food, museums and other historic sites will be provided. SUGGESTED READING Richard Story –... [More]
$38 Limited inc GST
A Night in Kyoto: The Ancient Capital of Japan

<p>Japan’s cultural heartland, Kyoto, was established in 794 and was Capital for over a thousand years. Use a Heian map of Kyoto from 1200 to explore the streetscape of Kyoto’s old quarters. Learn to

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Walking the Nakasendo Way - Japan's Ancient Highway

The Nakasendo Way is an ancient Japanese highway, linking the Imperial City of Kyoto with the Shogun’s city of Edo. Its present form dates to the early 17th century however its origins are in the 8th century. Learn about the history of the highway and how to plan and undertake your own walk along well preserved sections of this beautiful old road. We will look at the century old inns which still welcome travellers in the post-towns of the Nakasendo. SUGGESTED READING An excellent... [More]
$110 Limited inc GST / $99
Walking the Nakasendo Way - Japan's Ancient Highway

<p>The Nakasendo Way is an ancient Japanese highway, linking the Imperial City of Kyoto with the Shogun’s city of Edo. Its present form dates to the early 17th century however its origins are in the

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Sleep To The Rescue® - Drug-free, Refreshing Sleep

If you experience restless sleep, wake in the early hours, can’t switch off the busy mind, resorting to sleep medication, then this workshop could change your life. Learn the SleepEasy® four step approach and begin transforming your sleep now. Also addressed will be sleep physiology, stress and sleep, correct breathing, changing the busy mind in to a ‘sleep-friendly’ mind and the practical tools to bring your sleep recovery alive. There is even a snooze included! PLEASE NOTE: WEA... [More]
$92 Limited inc GST / $83
Sleep To The Rescue® - Drug-free, Refreshing Sleep

<p>If you experience restless sleep, wake in the early hours, can’t switch off the busy mind, resorting to sleep medication, then this workshop could change your life. Learn the SleepEasy® four step

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.