University Officers' Training Corps

Northumbrian UOTC


Northumbrian UOTC (NUOTC) recruits from universities right across the North East. All the photos below are from various training exercises and expeditions that NUOTC has conducted over the past two years.

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:


  • Teesside – 18th – Students Union Recruitment Fair
  • Northumbria – 24th and 25th – Students Union Recruitment Fair
  • Sunderland – 26th – Students Union Recruitment Fair


  • Newcastle – 1st and 2nd – Students Union Recruitment Fair
  • Durham – 2nd and 3rd – Students Union Recruitment 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. These will be held at our base from 1900-2200 on the following dates:


  • Thursday 4th
  • Thursday 11th
  • Thursday 18th

Free travel from Durham is available for 11th and 18th, with transport pick ups at 1830 at Trevelyan and 1840 at St Bede.


Induction Event 2018

To join NUOTC, you will need to attend one of our Induction Events. This will include some leadership tasks and interviews. Travel and food will be provided. These will take place on 13th, 14th, 20th and 21st October, leaving from our base or Newcastle Station (you only need to attend one).

There is no need to be nervous, we are looking for potential leaders, not the finished article.

If you are travelling to Newcastle Station, the Coach for transport will be marked 'Induction'.

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. You will need to attend one of the following days:


  • 13th, 14th, 20th or 21st

Details for pick ups and timings will be provided at the Induction 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!

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