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WELCOME

The Association came into being in October 2004.

Membership of the Association is open to all retired employees and retired former employees of the University, in all categories, including semi-retired employees. Joint membership with spouse or partner is also available at no extra cost.

(Associate membership is open to those who have retired from a university other than Exeter and are resident in Exeter. Associate members may participate in any of the activities of the Association but may not hold office or vote at General Meetings. Please indicate on the Membership form if you wish to apply for this type of membership.)

Members and Associate members pay an annual subscription, currently 6. A Membership application form can be dowloaded as a pdf file from this link, and this form also contains a list of currently active Special Interest Groups.

Various general social events take place throughout the year, including a Coffee Morning on the last Tuesday of most months. There are also a number of Special Interest Groups who organize more specific activities.

Currently the Association's membership includes very few retired members of staff based in Cornwall as its activities tend to be focused on the Exeter area and its Devon surroundings. However, special group outings do take members from time to time into Cornwall and UERSA would welcome an interest from potential Cornwall colleagues in extending its activities in the Duchy.

For contacts and further information, please follow the links on the left.

What's New

The September Newsletter (no.40) has now been circulated, and a pdf copy can be downloaded here


GENERAL EVENTS - please see the Forthcoming Events page for details

Our Coffee Morning meetings restarted on 26th September. Dates for October and November are in the Calendar.

Our Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday 28th September. A link to the Minutes will appear on the Newsletters and Archives page shortly.

A menu and application form for the Christmas Lunch have now been circulated.
7/nov/2017


GROUP ACTIVITIES - for details please follow the Group links on the left

The Garden Group has concluded its events for this year. Reports of all the visits have now been posted, and a pdf version can be downloaded here.
3/oct/2017

The Restaurant Group has its first lunch of 2018 arranged for 6th February, with a maximum of 20 places for this event. Replies by 29th January please.
13/nov/2017

Dates are now available for the Badminton Group sessions for the rest of this year and for the start of 2018.
9/sep/2017

Two dates for Walking Group meetings have been arranged for November and December.
3/nov/2017

The Table Tennis Group has confirmed session dates for the start of 2018, all Thursdays as usual.
3/nov/2017

Laurie has emailed the Wine Group with some dates for tasting sessions at Majestic. There is a copy on the Group page.
4/nov/2017

The Music and Opera Group is still looking for a new organizer. Alastair (Logan) has circulated a message detailing the commitment involved, and you can read a copy on the Group page.
20/jan/2017

Coffee Mornings are held on the last Tuesday of most months, from 10:00 to 12:00 at The Imperial in New North Road. They are very informal (not to mention noisy on occasion) and an average of around 30 members attend.  A reminder about parking charges: If you pay for parking and show your 'parking receipt' this amount will be refunded at the bar on your purchase of coffees, etc.

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