Northern Ireland University Air Squadron (NIUAS)

NIUAS offers a diverse range of experiences to students from Northern Ireland who are considering a career within the services and as potential leaders.
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ABOUT

NIUAS, formed in November 2015 some 20 years after the Queen’s University Air Squadron was disbanded, is the most recently appointed of the 15 University Air Squadron’s.  The aim of NIUAS is to help you consider the opportunities a RAF career can provide, whilst enabling you to become a better individual. You will have opportunities to sample the working environment and, through the provision of leadership and personal skills training, you will be equipped with transferrable skills for a civilian or Service career going forward.  Joining the UAS does not commit you to joining the RAF. To learn more please watch the following video:

 

For more information on how to apply please click here.

SELECTION

NIUAS attends their Freshers Fairs giving prospective students the opportunity to discuss the requirements for joining.  Selection to the next stage is dependent on pre-selection fitness trial and command tasks followed by an Interview, a basic medical and security check.  If you were interested in joining, but were unable to attend the Freshers Fair you can contact NIUAS directly on the email listed below. 

WEEKLY TRAINING

Weekly Training Nights take place during term time with transport provided from your University location to Aldergrove HQ (Return).  The content of the training nights encompasses presentations, current affairs debates, discussions as well as the activities model listed below.

Flying

NIUAS members have a unique opportunity to experience flying training in the Grob Tutor aircraft from qualified military flying instructors.  The culmination of this training offering basic Air Experience through to the potential to ‘fly solo’.

Adventurous Training

Adventurous Training covers a wide range of challenging physical activities including mountain biking, canoeing, rock climbing, skiing and many more.

Sport

Personal fitness is an important aspect to UAS membership and NIUAS members will engage in a wide range of events including cycling, football and hockey.  Sport is an integral part of our squadron calendar with training throughout the year culminating in the 15 UAS’s gathering to have the Annual Festival of Sport Competition.

Force Development

Force Development covers a range of activities that constitute the military skills part of our training.  Such skills include military ethos, conduct and etiquette, first aid, field craft and related education on current and historic military events.

 

For more information on this society, please contact us here 

 

 

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Northern Ireland University Air Squadron (NIUAS)

NIUAS offers a diverse range of experiences to students from Northern Ireland who are considering a career within the services and as potential leaders.

ABOUT

NIUAS, formed in November 2015 some 20 years after the Queen’s University Air Squadron was disbanded, is the most recently appointed of the 15 University Air Squadron’s.  The aim of NIUAS is to help you consider the opportunities a RAF career can provide, whilst enabling you to become a better individual. You will have opportunities to sample the working environment and, through the provision of leadership and personal skills training, you will be equipped with transferrable skills for a civilian or Service career going forward.  Joining the UAS does not commit you to joining the RAF. To learn more please watch the following video:

 

For more information on how to apply please click here.

SELECTION

NIUAS attends their Freshers Fairs giving prospective students the opportunity to discuss the requirements for joining.  Selection to the next stage is dependent on pre-selection fitness trial and command tasks followed by an Interview, a basic medical and security check.  If you were interested in joining, but were unable to attend the Freshers Fair you can contact NIUAS directly on the email listed below. 

WEEKLY TRAINING

Weekly Training Nights take place during term time with transport provided from your University location to Aldergrove HQ (Return).  The content of the training nights encompasses presentations, current affairs debates, discussions as well as the activities model listed below.

Flying

NIUAS members have a unique opportunity to experience flying training in the Grob Tutor aircraft from qualified military flying instructors.  The culmination of this training offering basic Air Experience through to the potential to ‘fly solo’.

Adventurous Training

Adventurous Training covers a wide range of challenging physical activities including mountain biking, canoeing, rock climbing, skiing and many more.

Sport

Personal fitness is an important aspect to UAS membership and NIUAS members will engage in a wide range of events including cycling, football and hockey.  Sport is an integral part of our squadron calendar with training throughout the year culminating in the 15 UAS’s gathering to have the Annual Festival of Sport Competition.

Force Development

Force Development covers a range of activities that constitute the military skills part of our training.  Such skills include military ethos, conduct and etiquette, first aid, field craft and related education on current and historic military events.

 

For more information on this society, please contact us here 

 

 

 

 

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