Frequently Asked Questions

What is AUDS?

Aberdeen University Dance Society is one of the biggest and the most active societies under Aberdeen University Students' Association.

AUDS runs first term September-December and second term January-April. AUDS is student run with almost 50 volunteers in AUDS teaching over 30 dance classes each week, organising amazing events, workshops, socials and a competition team throughout the year!

How much does a membership cost?

Student Membership Full Year: £50

 

Student Membership Semester: £30

Non-Student Membership Full Year: £60

Non-Student Membership Semester: £35

How do I purchase a membership?

Anyone can purchase an AUDS membership, whether they are a student or not. All you need to do is go to the AUSA website. Please know that you will need to register on the AUSA website before purchasing. If you a student select Student Membership and you are not a student you can select the Non-Student Membership. 

Alternatively, you can also purchase your membership at the AUSA office in The Hub.

What is included in the Membership?

Once you have purchased your membership you can go to as many AUDS classes as you want. Please have a look at our timetable to see all of the classes available!

Can I just pay separately for each class?

Unfortunately we do not currently offer a pay by class system. In order to attend classes a membership must be purchased.

Can I try out a class before purchasing a membership?

The first two weeks of each semester are free and you are welcome to attend as many classes as you would like! 

Can I start coming to class once the semester has already started?

You are welcome to start coming to classes at any point in the semester once you have purchased your membership. Please be aware that in second semester many of our classes will be working on their pieces for the showcases. You will still be welcome to class but if you miss the deadline you will not be able to participate in the showcase.

Where do I get the latest updates about my classes?

The best way to get information about the classes is to go to their facebook group. Each tutor runs a facebook group where they post updates, essential information, and possible class changes. The groups are private but once you ask to be part of the group you will be added. You can find the groups Here. 

I would like to contact AUDS to perform who do I contact?

Our AUDS dancers perform in many events throughout the academic year. We have many different styles: ballet, jazz, tap, salsa, bachata, street dance, hip hop, dance hall and highland dancing. 

Please contact AUDS via email at dance@abdn.ac.uk or message our facebook page!

Where are classes held?

All of our classes are held on campus. This year are in Kings Pavilion and room 614 in Macrobert.

Upstairs studio Kings Pavilion: Kings Pavilion is the white building located behind King's College and by Kings Pitches. This is the address:  King's Pavilion, University Rd, Aberdeen AB24 3DR. Once you go through the doors go to the right and up the stairs, at the top of the stairs take a left and you will be at the studio!

MR614: On the sixth floor of the Macrobert building. Once on the sixth floor take a left and on the right hand side is MR614.

How do I get involved with the AUDS Competition Teams?

In September the AUDS Competition Teams hold auditions for all their teams. This year we have a Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Tap, Highland, Latin, Hip Hop and Lyrical Hip Hop Team. 

Who do I contact if I have more questions?

Please feel free to email dance@abdn.ac.uk or our facebook page with any other inquiries that you may have.

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