The visit drew much interest from the OCdts and in one case has confirmed his aspiration to join the RN as a Submariner with several others now considering the option.

Lt Will Jones RN

With key compartments such as the 'Bomb Shop' and mess decks available for viewing, the OCdts were able to comprehend the significant demands required of Submariners.

OCdt Josh Hatcher said: “It is clear that the students were captivated throughout the entirety of their tour in HMS Triumph.

“The day proved to be thoroughly enjoyable and enabled a fantastic insight into the conditions in a Submarine”

Lt Will Jones RN, the Commanding Officer of the Oxford URNU said: “The visit drew much interest from the OCdts and in one case has confirmed his aspiration to join the RN as a Submariner with several others now considering the option”.

Oxford is one of 15 URNUs located across the UK offering opportunities to 750 undergraduates from the country’s leading universities.

The URNU aims to broaden understanding of the Royal Navy among university students. It offers students who show leadership potential the chance to develop these skills through maritime experience and exposure to the Royal Navy’s values and ethos.

The URNU is a chance to experience military life without commitment and gain new skills applicable to all walks of life.

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