Third Age Learning at Kwantlen (TALK)
What is TALK?
TALK is a participatory learning experience with no quizzes, grades or prerequisites. The learning process is lively, full of discussion, controversy, humour, insight and wisdom. In addition to participating in courses, you can become a TALK volunteer. To find out the perks of becoming a volunteer check out our "Become a Volunteer" page.
How do I join?
Anyone over 50 years of age can join! All you need is a membership (annual cost of $10.00) and you can register for TALK's courses. To find out more about our upcoming courses, check out our "Courses and Registration" page.
What kind of courses can I take?
TALK prides itself on providing a variety of course options from Health & Wellness, Arts & Culture or even courses that include taking you on tours off campus such as to the CityTV Headquarters in Vancouver!
TALK Course Venues
- Surrey Campus (Kwantlen's home/main campus, 12666 - 72 Avenue, Surrey)
- Cloverdale Campus (Kwantlen Tech, 5500 - 180 Street, Surrey)
- Langley Campus (20901 Langley Bypass, Langley)
- Richmond Campus (8771 Lansdowne Road, Richmond, just East of the Lansdowne Centre, less than 10-minute walk from Translink's Lansdowne Station)
TALK By-laws, and Policies and Procedures
By clicking on the headings TALK By-Laws or Policies & Procedures below, you will be taken to a link with the PDF versions of those documents.
TALK maintains a collegial relationship with a number of sister organizations.
If you happen to live in the Abbotsford/Chilliwack/Mission area, you might want to look into the programs and courses of the Lifetime Learning Centre. Here is a link to their home page.
Chilliwack Elder College always has a wide variety of courses. You can check them out here
For residents of Delta, a spring and fall semester of 30+ courses are offered by Elder College Delta, which is a member-based organization with a member Council that meets monthly in Delta. Visit their website at