University Officers' Training Corps

City of Edinburgh UOTC


City of Edinburgh UOTC (CEUOTC) recruits from universities surrounding Edinburgh.

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, where you can ask questions about the CEUOTC and start your application. We will be at the following universities on these dates:


  • Heriot Watt – 5th – Freshers' Fair
  • Edinburgh – 12th and 13th – Freshers' Fair
  • Napier – 13th – Freshers' Fair
  • Napier – 26th – Part Time Work Fair
  • QMU – 17th – Freshers' Fair

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, there will also be an opportunity to fire on the range. We will be holding Open Evenings at our base on the following dates:

  • 5th and 6th September
  • 11th, 12th and 13th September
  • 17th and 18th September
  • 26th September
  • 31st October

There will be transport to and from the base, please contact us for details.


Medical Days September 2018

To join our unit, you will need to pass an Army Medical to make sure you are physically and mentally fit to join. These will take place on:

  • 22nd and 23rd weekend
  • 29th and 30th weekend

Upon completion of the Service Medical you will be issued with all of your equipment and begin training with CEUOTC.

Application Form

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 Medical

  3. Step 3

    Start training!

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