University Officers' Training Corps

Leeds UOTC


Leeds UOTC recruits from universities right across the local area. It is part of Yorkshire Officer Training Regiment, which combines Leeds UOTC and Sheffield UOTC into one unit. 

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, at the Students Union Recruitment Fair, on these dates:


  • Hull – 16th 
  • Huddersfield – 18th
  • York St John – 19th
  • Leeds Beckett – 18th, 19th and 20th

September (continued)

  • Bradford – 19th
  • Leeds – 25th, 26th and 27th
  • York – 29th

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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 from 1730 on the following dates:


  • 20th
  • 27th

Free travel is provided for Huddersfield University from Huddersfield Army Reserve Centre at 1700. There are also pick ups from the University Steps on each night for Leeds and Leeds Beckett Universities at 1730. Transport is also provided for Hull University from Halifax Barracks at 1630 and for Bradford University from Belle Vue Barracks at 1700.



  • 3rd 

The above date is for York and York St John Universities. This will take place at Worsley Barracks, YO10 4EB. Please come along from 1800 onwards. 


Worsley Barracks Location


Selection Event 2018

To join Leeds UOTC, 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. There is no need to be nervous, we are looking for potential leaders, not the finished article. These will be on the following dates:

  • 29th September
  • 6th October

More details will be given out at the open evenings or you can contact us!




Medical Days 2018

You will need to pass an Army Medical to make sure you are physically and mentally fit to join our unit. You will need to attend one of the following days:


  • 22nd or 30th


  • 7th

Details for pick ups and timings will be provided at Open Evenings and the Selection Event. After passing the Medical, you can start training!

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!