The visit was a fantastic insight into an amazing capability and the passion of the Royal Marines for their specialist and highly trained role shone through

Lieutenant Will Jones RN, Commanding Officer Oxford URNU

Lieutenant Will Jones RN, Commanding Officer Oxford URNU said, "The visit was a fantastic insight into an amazing capability and the passion of the Royal Marines for their specialist and highly trained role shone through".

2018 is 'The Year of Engineering' in the Royal Navy and Oxford is one of 15 URNUs located across the UK offering opportunities to 750 undergraduates from the country’s leading universities.

The URNU's mission is: "To develop an understanding of the Naval Service in undergraduates, so that those who go into civilian employment are positive advocates thereof and to facilitate a Naval Career for those who choose one."

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