University Officers' Training Corps

Aberdeen UOTC


Aberdeen UOTC recruits from universities right across the local area. 

Below lists which universities we recruit from and how to join us during your university's Freshers' week.  


Freshers'/Recruitment Fayres 2018

Come and find us at your university’s Freshers' Fayre! We will be at the following universities on these dates:


  • NESCOL – 29th – Gallowgate Campus
  • NESCOL – 30th – Altens Campus
  • NESCOL – 31st – Fraserburgh Campus


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  • Aberdeen – 4th and 5th – Corner of Regent Walk
  • Robert Gordon – 13th – Business School, Garthdee Campus

Application Form

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Open Evenings 2018

In addition to Freshers' Fairs, you can also come along to one of our Open Evenings, where you can meet staff and current students. These will be held at our base on 11th and 18th September from 1930. 

Free transport is available at 1900 from Hillhead Student Village and Woolmanhill Flats.


Selection Event 2018

To join our unit, you will need to attend one of our Selection Events, here we will assess your suitability to join our unit. This will include leadership tasks and interviews. Travel and food will be provided. These will take place on weekends 15th - 16th and 22nd - 23rd September at our base.

Information about timings and pick up locations is given at Open Evenings and Freshers' Events, you can also contact us!


Application Form


Medical Days 2018

You will need to pass an Army Medical to make sure you are physically and mentally fit to join our unit. 

These will take place on 16th and 22nd September (you only need to attend one).

Any Questions? Message us!

3 steps to join

  1. Step 1

    Find us at a Fresher's fair or come to an Opening Evening and get an Application Form

  2. Step 2

    Attend the Selection Event and Medical

  3. Step 3

    Start training!

Any Questions? Message us!