University Of Bristol Underwater Club

Whether you’re a qualified diver or you’ve always been keen to learn, UBUC has something for you!

 

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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!

2021 in numbers

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:

litres of air breathed underwater

dives completed

trips run

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Back to Swanage..

Back to Swanage..

Vis reports stated that Swanage was ‘4m and getting clearer’ so we decided to head down to see what all the fuss was about, introduce some new members to the club and finish off some training. Well, not sure who posted ‘4m’ but that was...

Day Trip to Chesil Beach

Day Trip to Chesil Beach

We travelled to Chesil beach Saturday afternoon and completed two shore dives with the objectives of finding sea life and completing an OD’s training. During the first dive OD 003 was practiced and afterwards we went for a short exploration of the rocky, reef areas...

Plymouth Weekend

Plymouth Weekend

We couldn’t have asked for better weather to begin some of our new Ocean Diver training. With three days of diving and training some new boat handlers it was a very busy trip. We started out with a dive at Crownhill Bay where we began OD training and lots of...

Try Boat Day

Try Boat Day

As one of our boats has never left stores yet, and the boat fettling had mostly been finished, we decided to get them out on the harbour for a test run and to check everything was working. Aside from missing fuel bulbs on the new fuel lines it went pretty smoothly! We...

NDAC BOO QUARRY

NDAC BOO QUARRY

With OD and SD trainees nearly finished it made sense to pop across the bridge to NDAC where we could get the depth required plus see some wrecks that none of them had seen before. Lots of good training was done and congratulations to our two new Ocean...

Eastern Kings

Eastern Kings

The conditions (well, tides anyway) were perfect for an Eastern Kings shore dive so we headed down for a deep dive and some training dives in the shallows. Lots of boats had the same idea as we were joined out there by at least 2 other groups. Unfortunately the vis,...