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.

Swanage Pier

Early on Saturday morning, eight UBUCers headed down to Swanage pier for some diving in non-freezing temperatures. Chris, our resident fish, did four dives to train some ODs and SDs, so diving started quickly as Read more…

Chesil Cove

After wisely deciding that an early start was unnecessary, Chris, Ollie and Caitlin headed down to Chisel Cove for a couple of dives in the sunshine. The sea was pancake calm but despite this the Read more…

Chesil Cove

3 divers went down to Chesil Cove for a day of Sports Diver training! Lots of life around (especially cuttlefish!) and decent vis, plus a warm day, and some good training made lots of happy Read more…

Red Sea

After a run-up filled with worries of covid restrictions, positive tests and the possibility of a cancelled trip, 8 of us finally managed to fly out to Hurghada, board the Blue Melody liveaboard and spend Read more…


On Sunday morning we headed down with our training officer Chris, Harry and myself to NDAC. After stepping out of the car into a frozen puddle, we instantly realised why late November dives are not Read more…

Louis Sheid

A group of 8 divers headed down to Thurlestone on a Sunday to dive the Louis Shied – a Belgian steamer that ran aground off the shore after a rescue mission during WW2. Neil was Read more…


On Saturday, 7 divers headed to NDAC. After staring at the freezing water for a while, we finally got in for our first dive. Visibility was really good, and we managed to see a few Read more…