University Officers' Training Corps

Birmingham UOTC


Birmingham 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 Fair 2018

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


  • Aston – 18th – Sport Hall
  • Worcester – 18th – Sports Hall
  • Warwick – 22nd – Students Union
  • Birmingham – 24th and 25th – Guild of Students
  • Coventry – 24th and 25th – Students Union



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 27th September and 2nd October. Pick up timings for both:

  • Aston from public house on corner of Woodcock Road 1620
  • Birmingham from the front of the Barber Institute 1545
  • Coventry outside Coventry Sports Centre 1530


  • Keele from Carpark E1 opposite the Student Union 1430
  • Warwick from campus Coach Park behind Bluebell Halls 1550
  • Warwick from Leamington Spa train station 1520
  • Worcester from bus stop outside the Student Union 1500

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. This will take place on 5th - 7th October at RAF Chilwell.

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. 

This will take place during the Selection Event. 

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!