Welcome to UCanDance
Regular Classes are running until August 22nd 2018 (End of term 3)
15 Aug 2018 Class tonight is happening in Papanui!

Hello Everyone!

First off, thank you to everyone who came out to the Dance-O-Mat last night. It was heaps of fun and we managed to get some passers by dancing!

We have a venue for class this Wednesday - Papanui High School Hall.

Papanui High is located near Northlands mall so we recommend either catching a bus or posting in the UCanDance facebook group to find a ride.

Here's a map of the school, the hall is block E in the bottom left corner. You're welcome to park in the visitor car-park beside it - Papanui High Map

Class times/format will be as usual, doors open 7pm and modern jive class starts at 7:15.

UCSA Elections

A reminder for our UC student members that the elections for the 2019 student association executive open today and close on Friday.
We encourage you all to vote and have a voice in what the student association focuses on next year. You should receive an email through your UC account later today with the link to the voting.
Information about the candidates can also be found outside the UCSA office in the undercroft.



We hope to see you all tonight for an enjoyable evening :)

Noel Bisson
UCanDance Secretary

14 Aug 2018 Wednesday class new location (this week only

Hello Everyone!

First off, thank you to everyone who came out to the Dance-O-Mat last night. It was heaps of fun and we managed to get some passers by dancing!

We have a venue for class this Wednesday - Papanui High School Hall.

Papanui High is located near Northlands mall so we recommend either catching a bus or posting in the UCanDance facebook group to find a ride.

Here's a map of the school, the hall is block E - Papanui High Map

Class times/format will be as usual, doors open 7pm and modern jive class starts at 7:15.



We hope to see you all there for an enjoyable evening :)

Noel Bisson
UCanDance Secretary

13 Aug 2018 Changes to class this week!

Hello Everyone!

There's been a change to our regularly scheduled classes tonight but tonight's class has been replaced by an awesome social event!

We also have an end of term party this Saturday and the Rites of Spring event in a short couple of weeks.

Class changes (this week only)

Due to school exams Riccarton High School is unavailable for class. As such there will be a social event tonight instead of the Monday class. We're having a dinner and dance event in town to satisfy your dance craving!

Tonight: Dinner and Dancing

Description: Dinner at Little High eatery then heading to the Dance-O-Mat for a quick lesson (beginner and intermediate friendly). You're welcome to eat your own dinner then meet us at the Dance-O-Mat at 8pm.

When: 6:30pm at Little High eatery then 8pm at the Dance-O-Mat tonight.
Cost: Bring some $2 coins to keep the music going.
Event: Dinner and dancing

Wednesday class may still happen but not at Riccarton high. Keep an eye out for another email with further details.

Normal classes resume next week which is the final week of classes for the term.

End of term party

While it's not quite the end of term, the comics and cartoons party is happening this Saturday due to the venue being unavailable next weekend. Get dressed up for an exciting evening of dance and we'll see you there!

What: End of term dance party
When: Saturday 18th August (this week!)
Time: 8-11pm
Where: Riccarton High School Hall (same as normal class)
Theme: Comics and cartoons, get dressed up!
Cost: $5 cash on the door (students and non-students)
Event: Comics and Cartoons party

Rites of spring

This is an annual UCanDance tradition, and an epic way to say goodbye to Winter and welcome in Spring! Please join us as we make a mad run into the ocean at midnight on the last night of Winter, then dry off and shiver in good company on the beach :)

What: Jumping into the ocean at Sumner beach at midnight to usher in the Spring with all your UCanDance friends!
When: Friday August 31st, 11:59pm
Event: Rites of Spring

Please bring your togs, towels, VERY warm clothing (for before and after), a torch if you have/want one, snacks, and non-alcoholic beverages!



See you at dance!

Noel Bisson
UCanDance Secretary

Classes are back on July 16th, 2018!

UCanDance is the University of Canterbury's dance club, specialising in popular partner dances such as Modern Jive, Salsa, Bachata and Rueda. 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!