Third Age Learning at Kwantlen (TALK)
The TALK winter/spring 2021 brochure is now available. Click on Courses and Registration.
Our campuses are located on the unceded & traditional territories of the Kwantlen, Musqueam, Katzie, Semiahmoo, Tsawwassen, Qayqayt, and Kwikwetlen peoples. We are committed to building relationships with these first peoples based on honour and respect.
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. If you want to learn more please contact our new Chair, Jane Diston (email@example.com or 604-596-6000).
Our annual Compelling Conversations special event with Rudy Buttignol, President and CEO of Knowledge Network, spoke on his topic: Television: the future isn’t what it used to be on March 9th and over 140 people participated in the discussions. If you want to view the recording of this event please follow this link.
Coming up at our Philipsopher's Corner: Social Media: A blessing or a curse? April 1st at 11:00am Register to participate in a stimulating discussion through Zoom for free!
Please tell you friends about 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!
Winter/Spring 2021 TALK courses are being offered online.
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