Be A Better You! – Army Recruitment Drop-In

Army Drop Ins

Calling all UoC Adult Nurses, Mental Health Nurses, Radiographers and Education Students!

If you have ever considered joining the army or just want to find out more about the roles available then this event is for you! The army will be running a week of drop-in sessions at the University of Cumbria, Fusehill Street, Carlisle campus in May to answer your questions.

Where? Learning Gateway Ground Floor, Carlisle

When? Monday 16 May 2016 to Friday 20 May 2016, 10am to 3pm

Why recruit at UoC?

The army is currently recruiting for Regular and Reservist roles in Cumbria and your course could make you eligible to apply for specific roles in your field of interest. These include:

  • Learning Development Officers – The Educational and Training Services is a specialist graduate Branch. As an ETS Officer you’ll have the opportunity to teach soldiers from across the Army and help them to achieve their full potential. Find out more here.
  • Adult Health Nurses – As a member of the Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps you could be working in modern UK hospitals or the more austere and challenging conditions of a field hospital. Find out more here.
  • Adult Health Nursing Officers – As well as providing the best clinical Nursing Care in a wide variety of settings, both in the UK and Overseas, you will be developed to be able to lead clinical teams, and to support and develop less experienced nursing and healthcare staff. Find out more here.
  • Mental Health Nurses – You provide essential mental health nursing to the Army, working in community-based teams as part of the Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps. Find out more here.
  •  Mental Health Nursing Officers – Nursing management is a challenging job, and nowhere more so than in the Army. You lead a team of nurses in a Department of Community Mental Health in the UK or on operations overseas. Find out more here.
  • Radiographers – You work alone or with others in emergency international trauma teams. When you’re not helping those on the front line of operations you use your skills to help patients in radiology departments. Find out more here.

Check out the Army Role Finder here to see what other roles are available in the Army.


There is a wide range of benefits to joining the army reserve, including paid bonuses for completing training milestones, learning skills that can add real value to your degree and having the opportunity to undertake training exercises in places such as California, Belize and Kenya. Benefits do differ between roles, so search Army Reserve for more information.

Find out more about the Army on their website here.