WEA (adult)


Workers' Educational Association Ruislip and Uxbridge Branch

Courses at Compass Theatre starting in September 2013

The Ruislip and Uxbridge Branch hold all of its courses at the Compass. No qualifications or prior knowledge are required to attend any of the WEA courses and new students are always welcomed to the friendly classes.

The charges from September 2013 will be £158 for a 20 week course and £79 for a 10 week course, a rise of 20p per hour to £3.95 on last year’s course fees.

For persons on certain types of income related benefit the courses are free.

The first class of any course may be attended without obligation. So why not come along in September to the Compass Theatre and try your chosen courses for yourself?

  • Philosophy: An Introduction to Indian Philosophy and Ethics - 10 sessions from 27 January 2014 on Mondays, 2pm to 4pm
  • ICT: How to make the most of your Ipad - 5 sessions from 23 September 2013 on Mondays, 10.30am to 12.30pm
  • Art History: The Influence of the Slade School in British Art - 20 sessions from 8 October 2013 on Tuesdays, 2pm to 4pm
  • Current Affairs: What is Going On? - 20 sessions from 25 September 2013 on Wednesdays, 10.30am to 12.30pm
  • Political History: The Road to War-The Late Victorian World - 20 sessions from 27 September 2013 on Fridays 10.30am to 12.30p
  • Digital Photography and Photoshop - 20 sessions from 27 September 2013 on Fridays, 2pm to 4pm

New Classes for Spring 2014

In the week commencing 29 April 2014, three new short WEA classes will start at Compass Theatre. Just turn up to the first class to enroll and remember that you can attend one lesson without obligation to see if the course is to your liking.

Local History: Walks - London Old and New

These London walks will cover subjects including the Angel Islington, Brixton,  Dickens and the political village in Westminster. They will show how the new and old collide in London to make it such a vibrant and unpredictable city.

The course will be a wide ranging subject, inclusive and fun! The 1st meeting will take place at Compass Theatre and will be an introduction and discussion about the walks. Please be aware that you will be required to walk for up to 2 hours and have suitable footwear and a water-proof.

Tutor: Calix Eden / Fee: £39.50 / Course ID: C2417359

Date: Tuesdays from 10.30am

In total 1 meeting plus 4 walks from 29 April to  27 May 2014

Current Affairs: What is going on? Contemporary Issues in the News

This is a course for those who want to look behind the headlines. It is a unique chance to learn about the complexities of the political world around us and is aimed at the curious as well as the knowledgeable.  Calix Eden is a lecturer with first-hand experience of the world of Westminster and the course is discussion based. It is hoped to organise a trip to the House of Commons as part of the course.

Tutor: Calix Eden / Fee: £47.40 / Course ID: C2417352

Date: Wednesdays 10.30am to 12.30pm

In total 6 sessions from 30 April to 4 June 2014.

Photography: Photography and Photoshop

Learn how to use your camera more effectively to take better photos. Edit, restore, improve, retouch photos and remove unwanted details. Create graphic effects, greetings cards and collage in Photoshop. The course is suitable for all abilities.

Tutor: Ronen Cooke / Fee: £47.50 / Course ID C2417351

Date: Fridays 2pm to 4pm

In total 6 sessions from 2 May to 13 June 2014.

WEA Contacts

Caroline Field, Branch Chairman 01923 824922

Sheila Jones-Owen, Class Organiser 01895 633888

email wea.ruislip@gmail.com

website www.wea.org.uk

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