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Higher Education Membership

People Dancing invites lecturers and course leaders in dance to take up Higher Education Membership. This membership is offered exclusively to those running higher education and university dance programmes, designed specifically with their dance students in mind.

This is an innovative opportunity to secure a People Dancing membership account that has a valuable range of benefits to help prepare students for professional dance practice.
  • Term time visits - we can visit you and your students, once each year, to introduce People Dancing's services and offer a current perspective on community dance practice
  • Online resources - with access for all your students and covering a broad range of subjects, including downloadable factsheetsAnimated magazine and our e-newsletters
  • Online learning programmes - exclusively free access to our growing selection of online learning programmes, including Risk assessment and Developing income streams for participatory arts (currently up to 10 learning hours)
  • Enhanced DBS checks - for students on work placements (reduced admin fees available)
  • Further reduced fees - for People Dancing's Summer School, our courses, events and conferences
  • Flexibility - you can join for 1, 2 or 3 years
  • The option to add up to 4 members of staff, including your library, to your membership to receive benefits such as our publications and online resources.
Join now to take advantage of our introductory offer

Membership fees:

1 year Higher Educational Membership, £250
2 years Higher Educational Membership, £400
3 years Higher Educational Membership, £550.
Join online

Register your details and pay using a debit or credit card via PayPal terminal.

Join over the phone

Call us on 0116 253 3453, Monday-Friday 10am-5pm and we'll take details and a credit/debit card payment.

Join via invoice

If you would like to request an invoice for your chosen duration of Higher Education Membership, please email:

Once membership has been processed, we'll send more information to you via email.
Get in touch

We hope to welcome you and your students to People Dancing. If you would like us to visit and introduce ourselves and our services, please contact Shelley Trevelyan, Membership Development Manager, or on 0116 253 3453 Mon-Fri 10am-5pm.

"Dance in Higher Education is an evolving field underpinned by strong traditions, practices, forms and styles at its core, yet it has always been open to new ideas, approaches, ways of thinking, reflecting and making."

Dr. Fiona Bannon, Chair of DanceHE the representative body for higher education departments teaching and researching dance in the UK, Animated magazine Spring 2016 edition.