It is an independent organisation responsible for its own management, administration and programming.
Speakers are recruited from the membership and outside volunteers.
U3A Flinders acknowledge with gratitude the ongoing support from Flinders University of South Australia.
This began when the University decided to commit resources to help set up a U3A group in the southern suburbs of Adelaide to mark the Silver Jubilee of the University in 1991.
However, there are no geographic boundaries for membership.