What we offer

Affordable scuba diving, awesome trips in the UK and abroad, training in all BSAC qualifications, plus our regular socials! Select an icon to find out more.

New Divers

UBUC offers training towards the BSAC Ocean Diver qualification. We begin training in October each year.

Continuing Training

You can attain your next qualification level with us! We offer additional training up to instructor level, as well as other skills development courses.

Dive Trips

If you're already qualified, come dive with us! We run trips most weekends to locations across the UK, using our two boats, as well as annual trips abroad.

Social Activities

We don't just do diving! We also have many varied social activities such as talks, bar crawls (including with our boats) and visits!

The UBUC Blog

Check out the awesome things we've been up to.
Trip Reports

Try Dives 2018

37 try divers, 9 instructors, 11 helpers, 3 hours in the pool… what an evening! We all had an excellent time at the Try Dives this year. Many thanks to all of our instructors and Read more…


Try Dives 2018

We are running our 2018 Try Dive session on the 29th September, at the SU Pool (meet in the SU Foyer). Check out the details and sign up here: https://www.bristolsu.org.uk/groups/underwater/events/try-dives-b710 Check out a video from Read more…

Trip Reports

Louis Shied

On Saturday six of us went down to the south coast of Devon for some diving and SD training at the wreck of the Louis Sheid. Sam and I went first, using a compass bearing Read more…

Trip Reports

Gozo 2018

Foreword – Chris 12 UBUC’ers headed to Gozo, Malta for 10 days of fun in the sun. With no winds pretty much all week, 20m+ vis, and a great bunch of people, it was an Read more…

Trip Reports

Great Barrier Reef

After training and diving so far only in UK water, where better to have my first tropical dives than on the Great Barrier Reef with Reef Encounter (or Reefie). With four days booked, I was Read more…

Trip Reports

Not Lundy

Over the weekend of the 19th of August 6 of us tried our luck at getting over to Lundy island to do some of the fantastic diving on offer there. In particular we had obtained Read more…

Trip Reports


Foreword It all started with ‘can we run a UBUC trip to the Philippines’. We spent weeks trying to work out how this could happen. Unfortunately, we felt that due to logistics we had to Read more…