The U of R’s Lifelong Learning Centre invites you to explore new interests

By University Advancement and Communications Posted: January 19, 2023 8:30 a.m.

Elizabeth Heidt (middle) celebrating her 100th birthday with classmates in Middle-East Current Affairs course.
Elizabeth Heidt (middle) celebrating her 100th birthday with classmates in Middle-East Current Affairs course. Credit: U of R Photography

On Thursday, January 19, 2023, the U of R Centre for Continuing Education’s Lifelong Learning Centre (LLC) and the Seniors’ University Group (SUG) is holding a welcome and orientation session for new and prospective students/members. 

The free session is being held from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. in College Building Room 112 at the College Avenue Campus and participants will learn about the many course offerings provided by LLC as well as the benefits of joining the SUG.

“Personal interest courses at the Lifelong Learning Centre are open to everyone regardless of previous education or age,” said Kerrie Strathy, Manager, Community Programs (LLC and Conservatory of Performing Arts). “Learning occurs in a casual and friendly space without the pressure of essays or exams and the courses are taught by instructors who are passionate about sharing their knowledge.”

Sherrie Tutt
Sherrie Tutt, who has taken many writing courses att LLC, has just published her 5th book
Credit: U of R Photography

The LLC offers a wide variety of courses within several general areas of interest.  Check out current course offerings:

Participants at the orientation session will also be introduced to the Seniors’ University Group and SUG board members will be in attendance to discuss the group’s mission to “promote the value and availability of lifelong learning to older members of the community in partnership with the LLC.”

Just some of the benefits of SUG membership include:

  • Lower fees for daytime LLC courses
  • Eligibility to apply for the SUG Bursary
  • Electronic News Bulletin
  • Invitations to special lectures and social events
  • Access to U of R libraries at no charge

Information about this orientation session is available on the CCE website or call 306-585-5748 for more information.

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