University Officers' Training Corps

Tayforth UOTC


Tayforth UOTC recruits from universities 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:


  • Abertay University – 3rd to 8th – Freshers Fair
  • Dundee University – 3rd to 8th – Freshers Fair
  • St Andrews University – 10th to 15th – Freshers Fair
  • Stirling University – 10th to 15th – Freshers fair   



Open Evenings 2018

In addition to Freshers' Fairs, you can also come along to one of our Open Evenings for each university, where you can meet staff and current students. These will be held on the following dates:


  • Abertay – 12th 1745 – At our base
  • St Andrews – 18th 1745 – Wyvern House, KY16 9HW
  • Dundee – 19th 1745 – At our base
  • Stirling – 19th 1745 – Forthside Barracks, FK7 7RR


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Selection Event 2018

To join NUOTC, 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 15th, 22nd, 29th September and 6th October, leaving from our base (you only need to attend one).

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

Pick up locations for those attending will be confirmed closer to the time.

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 be notified of timings after Selection.

After passing the Medical, you can start training!

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!