Welcome to UCanDance
Welcome to 2016! We have an awesome year planned for all UCanDancers! Come along to Clubs day on the 23rd and 24th of Feb to sign up, say hello and ask us for a dance!
18 Oct 2015 New Committee & End of Year

Hey everyone!
I hope everyone enjoyed the last week of classes and end of term party. Good luck for all your study and exams!

Thanks to our helpers

UCanDance would like to say a huge thank you to all of our helpers who have supported the club in 2015. This includes our teachers, offsiders, door helpers, event volunteers and our members in general. We appreciate all of your hard work to make this year a success.

If you are interested in helping out next year as a teacher, offsider or door helper, please reply to this email. We will be recruiting early next year as well and we are always on the look-out for members to join our wonderful team!

New Committee for 2016

At last week's AGM, UCanDance elected the committee for 2016. A big welcome to Lauren Duke, Ollie Scott, Lauren Douglas, Matthew Ruffnell, Matthew Boyland, Leah Jerard, Carly O'Flynn-Madden and Callum Labouche Entwistle who will be taking the reins for 2016.

You can read the full minutes here.

Events Over Summer

While the UCanDance year has come to an end, there are still plenty of opportunities to get your dancing fix. See the links below for a few of the upcoming events.


Have a fantastic summer, we'll see you all next year!

- Loz (Lauren Douglas)
UCanDance Secretary


Other Dancing:
- Thursday Salsa Nights at Topkapi, free entry, dancing from 9pm
- Sunday Salsa Sessions Co-Op at Cargo Bar, free entry, dancing from 6pm

12 Oct 2015 AGM Tonight, End of Classes & End of Year Party

The AGM is happening this evening! This is a great chance to have your say in who will run the club for the coming year and to even be part of the committee. It starts at 7:30pm but make sure you're there early so we can get started on time!

AGM Schedule

The AGM itself starts at 7.30pm but we will be having a a pre-AGM at 7:00pm for those who are interested in running for committee and would like to ask questions. The AGM will be held in Undercroft 101, under Puaka-James Hight Library.

AGM Agenda:
- Minutes of the previous AGM
- President's report
- Treasurer's report
- Election of new committee (President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary, and 5 general committee members)
- Appointment of an auditor
- Date of next AGM
- Other business

End of Year Party

Summer is almost here and UCanDance is coming to an end for the year, but before we all knuckle down for exams we are having one last party to celebrate a great year!

Come along to the Fendalton Community Hall this Saturday (17th Oct) from 8 'til 11pm for some dancing fun.

Entry is $5 on the door and there'll be nibbles provided like usual!

Classes Ending This Week

As the end of year approaches, sadly our classes must come to an end. We will be having our last classes on Wednesday this week (October 14). The night will be packed with dancing, with the end of our Cha Cha special class and of course, MJ and Salsa! Come along ready to dance your hearts out!


See you tonight for the AGM

- Finn
UCanDance President


Other Dancing:
- Thursday Salsa Nights at Topkapi, free entry, dancing from 8:30pm
- Sunday Salsa Sessions, free entry, dancing from 7pm

27 Sep 2015 2015 AGM and Dance Competitions

Good afternoon, all!
I hope that you had a great time at the Ball last weekend - we certainly did! If you have any feedback about the Ball feel free to reply to this email or send us a message on Facebook. We would love to hear from you.

With the end of the year coming up soon, here is some information about the upcoming AGM and the Dance Competitions.

AGM

The time to elect next year's committee is coming up fast. At our AGM on October 12 you will have the opportunity to run or vote for who you think will best suit the roles. This meeting will be held in Undercroft 101 and will take place during usual class time, with a Pre-AGM starting at 7pm, followed by the actual AGM at 7:30pm.
The pre-AGM will give you a chance to gain an understanding of the roles on offer and ask the current committee any questions if you are interested in running.

AGM Agenda:
- Minutes of the previous AGM
- President's report
- Treasurer's report
- Election of new committee (President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary, and 5 general committee members)
- Appointment of an auditor
- Date of next AGM
- Other business

If you would like to ask the committee any questions prior to the AGM feel free to come along to our committee meeting on Tuesday the 29th of September, 7pm in the Karl-Popper Student Lounge on the ground floor. You can also ask us anything via Facebook, email or in person at dance!

You can keep up to date with AGM news on the Facebook event.

Dance Competitions (Annual Chocolate Giveaway)

The dance competitions are here and they will make for a delicious night! Next Wednesday (the 30th) you have the chance to dance your heart out and win lots of yummy goodies. You will be judged on how much fun you are having rather than how technically correct you are, so come along and being you best happy dancing face!

Entry is free and we will be getting into it at 7:30pm, followed by free dancing until 10pm. Be there or be square!
Keep up to date on the Facebook event.


Come find me for a dance!

- Finn
UCanDance President


Other Dancing:
- Thursday Salsa Nights at Topkapi, free entry, dancing from 8:30pm
- Salsa Sessions 2 Year Anniversary, free entry, dancing from 7pm

It's nearly time for more fun! Come see us at Clubs day!

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 La Tormenta Latina (Canterbury's largest upcoming Latin dance party), and our annual UCanDance Ball. We also have a weekend retreat to Hanmer Springs, a car rally, end of term parties and more!

Everyone is welcome - no experience or partner required!