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Third Age Learning at Kwantlen (TALK)

Registration for Fall starts September 1, 2022

 

Our campuses are located on the unceded & traditional territories of the Kwantlen, Musqueam, Katzie, Semiahmoo, Tsawwassen, Qayqayt, and Kwikwetlen peoples.  This acknowledgement reminds us of our responsibility to our relationships and the ancestral lands on which we learn, share and live.

Fall 2022 TALK sessions will be offered in-person, online (via Zoom) or a hybrid of in-person and online.

If you have any concerns about how a Zoom webinar will work on your computer, view the answers through our Frequently Asked Questions webpage. For you, the advantage of TALK’s online courses is that you can access them from anywhere in the world.  For us, the advantage is that we can now reach out to all those who have previously been unable to attend TALK due to mobility issues, family responsibilities, or lack of transportation.

LOOKING TO VOLUNTEER?

We are currently looking for volunteers to serve on our Board or to serve on our Marketing Committee and our Program Committee.  If you want to learn more please contact our new Chair, Jane Diston (jdiston@telus.net or 604-596-6000).

Please tell your friends about TALK! 

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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 September through August) 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 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 By-Lawsand Policies and Procedures

Related Websites

TALK maintains a collegial relationship with a number of sister organizations.

Gluu Technology Society is a Canadian non-profit on a mission to help older adults learn to use technology to stay happy, healthy and connected. See more at https//gluusociety.org

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

http://www.lifetimelearningcentre.org/

Chilliwack Elder College always has a wide variety of courses. You can check them out here

http://chilliwackeldercollege.ca/

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

https://eldercollegedelta.wildapricot.org/

KPU's Lifespan Cognition Lab is running a study that will help understand how people's thinking develops over time and across the lifespan. See more at https://www.lifespancognition.com/