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Exeter University Officer Training Corps (EUOTC) serves the universities of Exeter and Plymouth, but also other higher education establishments in the South West.

Thinking of joining us?

You can join in three simple steps.

Step 1 - Find us at a Freshers' Fair

We have stands at Freshers' events at all three universities manned by current members of the EUOTC, who'll let you know how good it really is.

  • Exeter University Freshers' Fair 9th Sept 2017
  • Plymouth University Welcome Fair 19th-20th Sept 2017

Step 2 - Attend a Briefing Night

Come to the unit for a familiarisation visit at Wyvern Barracks, Exeter. There will be a series of presentations, a free meal and a free drink and a chance to talk to current members. You only need to attend 1 Briefing Night:

  • Briefing Night 1 – 12th Sept 2017
  • Briefing Night 2 – 13th Sept 2017
  • Briefing Night 3 – 19th Sept 2017
  • Briefing Night 4 – 20th Sept 2017

Transport will leave from Bretonside Bus Station (Plymouth) and from the Great Hall (Exeter).

  • There will also be a Briefing at Falmouth University on 14th Sept 2017

Step 3 - Selection Weekend

Each year, we have far more people wanting to join than spaces, so applicants are invited to attend a Selection Weekend to see if they like what they see and if they have what it takes. However, the best criterion for selection is that you really want to join. On enlistment, members become volunteer Officer Cadets (OCdts) of the Army Reserve.

Selection Weekend- 22nd - 24th Sept 2017

If selected, you will need to attend a medical for a morning or afternoon on
– 30th Sept – 1st October 2017

Adventure and expeditions

At Exeter UOTC there are many opportunities to take part in adventure training expeditions.

Recent expeditions have taken students on The Nijmegen Marches in Holland, trekking in Nepal and Mongolia. The unit also goes skiing on Ex COLD HAND (Downhill) and Ex SPARTAN HIKE (Nordic) every year. We have qualified instructors among our staff and senior cadets who will endeavour to meet your adventure training interests.

EUOTC skiing

Contact us

Training night: Wednesday 1745-2000hrs

Telephone: 01392 492452

Email: RMAS-Gp-OTC-Exeter-0Mailbox@mod.uk

Exeter UOTC
Acland Building
Wyvern Barracks, Barrack Road
Exeter EX2 6AR