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21 May 2018 End of Term Party and Hanmer

Hello Everyone!

Thank you to everyone who came along to the movie night on Sunday. It was heaps of fun and we enjoyed seeing you all there.

Hanmer Tickets Available now

Tickets for the annual UCanDance Hanmer Springs trip will be available for purchase during regular classes from tonight onwards. The cost per person is $70 and places are limited to 40 people so get in quick. Note that you can sign up even if you don't have the cash on you and pay a few classes later instead.

The Hanmer trip involves a weekend away with all your friends from UCanDance. There'll be dancing on frog rock, a dance party in Hanmer and a bathe in the hot pools as well as all the fun in between. The ticket price includes accomdation, transport, 3 meals(Saturday dinner, Sunday breakfast and lunch), the dance party and entry to the hot pools.

Date: July 28-29
Cost: $70
Party Theme: Musicals
Event: Hamner Trip

End of Term Party

There's an End of Term party on at, you guessed it, the end of this term! Get dressed up to the Science theme and we'll see you there to dance your way into the inter-semester break.

Date/Time:
Saturday, June 2, 8:00-11pm
Location: Riccarton High School hall (same as regular classes)
Cost: $5 cash on the door
Event: EOT party



See you at dance!

Noel Bisson
UCanDance Secretary

14 May 2018 UCanDance - Week 4 update

Hello Everyone!

Week 4 is an action packed week for UCanDance with a committee meeting and movie night on, in addition to regular classes. Read on for the details.

Committee meeting Today 5pm!

There's a UCanDance committee meeting on today at 5pm, Room 906 of the Puaka-James-Hight Library.

We currently have a vacancy on committee so if you're interested in filling it and becoming involved in the running of the club, please come along to see what the position involves.

Movie Night Saturday

This Saturday we'll be hosting a movie night on campus for you guys to hang out outside of class. We'd love some suggestions for a (Dance themed) film to watch so email your suggestions to ucandance.nz@gmail.com. The current front-runner is Hugh Jackman's The Greatest Showman.
The movie starts at 7:30 and you can arrive anytime from 7:15 onwards. Bring along some snacks to share as well as blankets and onesies to make yourself comfortable.

Date/Time: Saturday, May 19, 7:15-10pm
Location: The Living Room, next to the University book shop on campus.
Cost: Free
Event: Movie night

End of Term party

There's an End of Term party on at, you guessed it, the end of this term! Get dressed up to the Science theme and we'll see you there to dance your way into the inter-semester break.

Date/Time: Saturday, June 2, 8:00-11pm
Location: Riccarton High School hall (same as regular classes)
Cost: $5 cash on the door
Event: EOT party



See you at dance!

Noel Bisson
UCanDance Secretary

7 May 2018 UCanDance Events Update

Hello Everyone!

We've got several awesome events coming up in the next few weeks so read on to find out all about them.

Bring a Friend Night this Wednesday!

This Wednesday is our Bring a Friend Night for Term 2. This is a night of basics focussed classes designed to introduce new people to Modern Jive and Bachata. Bring along all your flatmates, friends and family who dance for free if they've never been to UCanDance before!

Date/Time: Wednesday 9 May, 7:45-10pm
Location: Riccarton High School Hall (same as regular classes)
Cost:Free for people who have never been to a UCanDance class before. Standard Wednesday class rates for others
Event: Bring a friend night

Movie Night

In a few weeks we'll be hosting a movie night on campus for you guys to hang out outside of class. The movie will be dance themed and any suggestions for what we should watch are welcome.
The movie starts at 7:30 and you can arrive anytime from 7:15 onwards. Bring along some snacks to share as well as blankets and onesies to make yourself comfortable.

Date/Time: May 19, 7:15-10pm
Location: The Living Room, next to the University book shop on campus.
Cost: Free
Event: Movie night

UCanDance Merchandise

UCanDance member t-shirts and bags are available at the door during classes. Shirts cost $20 and bags $10.
Come and check them out and have a chat to those of us on door duty next time you're in class.

Committee Meeting next Monday

There's a UCanDance committee meeting at 5pm on 14 May, Room 906 of James Hight Library.

We currently have a vacancy on committee so if you're interested in filling it and becoming involved in the running of the club, please come along to see what the position involves.



See you at dance!

Noel Bisson
UCanDance Secretary

Classes are back on Feb 26th, 2018!

UCanDance is the University of Canterbury's dance club, specialising in popular partner dances such as Modern Jive, Salsa and Bachata. We run classes twice a week during the university year for just $3 for students and $5 for everyone else. Plus, if you come on Monday, Wednesday is free! Concession cards are also available.

We also run a variety of events throughout the year, including our annual UCanDance Ball and a weekend retreat to Hanmer Springs, end of term parties and more!

Stay in touch by joining our Facebook Group, and liking our Facebook page.

Everyone is welcome - no experience or partner required!