University Of Bristol Underwater Club
Whether you’re a qualified diver or you’ve always been keen to learn, UBUC has something for you!
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.
UBUC offers training towards the BSAC Ocean Diver qualification. We begin training in October each year.
You can attain your next qualification level with us! We offer additional training up to instructor level, as well as other skills development courses.
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.
We don’t just do diving! We also have many varied social activities such as talks, bar crawls (including with our boats) and visits!
Despite the situation around coronavirus UBUC is still doing a lot of fun and safe diving! Take a look at some of our year-to-date stats:
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Friday A gaggle of UBUCer’s headed on the long journey south to Seaview Holiday Park on the Lizard, where they would be taking up residence during the weeks diving at Porthkerris Diving cove. Various cars set off at various point throughout the day, but all arrived...
As January comes to an end, you wake to a warming 8 ̊C. What better thing to do than go for a dive, right? So that’s exactly what we did! Venturing to Brixham Breakwater in Devon were eight cold, but eager, divers including one trainee who was completing their first...
Try Dives 2022
UBUC welcomed 20 new Try Divers during Bristol SU’s ‘Give it a Go week’. Our Try Dive involved giving basic skill lessons to people completely new to diving, helping give them the confidence to begin a new and exciting sport. In-pool activities included egg and spoon...
Brixham Shoalstone and Breakwater
Five dived at Brixham on 15/10/22, where there was a good 4m visibility and the sea was calm. In the morning we dived the Shoalstone site on high tide. We explored the gently sloping reef and saw plenty of fish species, a small conger eel, sponges, velvet swimming...
Foreword 16 UBUC’ites headed off to Gozo (Malta) for 10 days of most excellent diving, food and fun. Here’s what we got up to… Picture captions by Chris. Day 1 (Chris) – Arrival (Most) of us arrived at Gatwick having set off pretty early from...
Vobster Quay – 3/6/22
After a pleasant 8am departure, Harry and I headed down to Vobster to explore the sunken treasures of that cold, dark pit. There we met Becca, Stuart and Chris, who’d arrived (much earlier) to do some SD training. Before entering the quarry, I noted all the...