SACE, the Singapore Association for Continuing Education was formed in 1979 to meet the continuing education needs of adults of all ages. It was registered as a charity in 1989.
In 2012 it started U3A Singapore to provide learning courses, workshops and activities for those in the third age which it defines as those age 50 plus and who are retired, semi-retired or nearing retirement. Current it focuses on programmmes for personal enrichment and well-being. SACE and U3A Singapore are part of a worldwide network of U3As (Universities of the Third Age).