Joining the society is simple. Either visit our stall at one of the Fresher's Fair to get a membership barcode to scan to buy your membership there an then! Alternatively, you can visit the SU website and buy your membership there:
£10 society membership for the full year - for all those wanting to join our society and take classes
£5 team membership for the full year - additional to the society membership, for all those wishing to join our dancesport and/or salsa team (one team membership covers both teams!)
£7 society membership for second term only - for those only wishing to join from spring term onwards e.g students who spent the Autumn term on a placement away from university
I'm not a member of the University of Nottingham, can I still join in?
Even if you don't attend the University of Nottingham you can buy associate membership to the Student's Union. Don't forget to also purchase your associate membership to the society as well! All details can be found here:
We hold 8-week courses of Latin and Ballroom lessons on Monday nights and Salsa lessons on Tuesday nights (a full schedule can be found here). Before you attend our lessons you will need to purchase the lessons from the SU website:
We advise that you only need to wear comfortable clothes to dance in but you are more than welcome to bring dance shoes with you! If you don't have a partner you don't need to worry; there are always people to dance with including our helpful committee members.
How do I get involved with team?
'Team' doesn't have any entry requirements or auditions; it's open to everyone! We would love you to join our Team whether you've never danced a step in your life or have been dancing since you can walk!
It creates a space for you to practice what you have learnt in lessons, to enter competitions and to really get to know our members. Simply purchase a 'Team Membership' along with a 'Society Membership', then ask join our facebook team pages to see what things we've got running for the week ahead and come along to whatever practices you would like, and enter whichever competitions you fancy.
We will host a few 'What is team?' talks, free for anyone to attend in the first few weeks of term for anyone wishing to find out more. with details posted on our facebook, or come along to our stand at the welcome fair to ask us some questions,
I can't dance! I don't have a partner! Can I still join?
In short, absolutely!
We have classes, practices and competitions that cater for all abilities. If you've not danced before we're here to help you start, and if you've danced for years we can help push you along if that's what you'd like. Our levels go from beginner, right up to advanced!
In our group classes, we will always have committee members on hand to partner you, and if you choose to join our team we'll find you the ideal partner at one of our pairing up sessions.