Club News


Easter Training Trip Briefing & Expedition Planning Meeting

Please save the date: on Thursday, 16 February 17, 19:00–21:30 at the Wig & Pen Pub (George St, OX1 2AU) we will be holding our annual Expedition Planning meeting. 19:00-19:45 Easter Training Trip Briefing 20:00-21:30 Expedition Planning First, our expeditions officer will give you a briefing on […]

Ocean Diver Block Course in February

Learn to Dive with OUUEG The Oxford University Underwater Exploration Group will be running a block course to qualify new BSAC Ocean Divers in February. The course will allow you to complete all the theory and pool training in just two and a half days. […]

VHF SRC radio course

We hope to run a VHF Short Range Certificate (SRC) radio course sometime soon – hopefully next term, hopefully in Oxford, and probably on a weekend in term time. OUUEG doesn’t often get these running, so this is your chance! This is a one-day course to […]

Nitrox Course – 08/12/16 18:00

OUUEG runs a Nitrox course on the 8th December at 6pm. It will be at the University IT department on 13 Banbury Road. Marko suggested to order Pizza because people might get hungry. The Nitrox Course The course consists of two theory sessions, plus a written exam, […]

Latest Expedition Reports


Halloween 2016

Date: 28/10-30/10/2016 Author: David Benz On the 28th of October, 2016, a group of OUUEG divers drove down to Plymouth for a weekend of late-season diving.  Our team was small but perfectly formed:  Marko Jung, Giles Richardson, Tom Walter, and David Benz. After a night […]

Summer Expedition 2016: Diving off the land’s end

Date: 10/09-17/09/2016 Author: Benjo The tip of Cornwall is a pretty unique place. An enormous lump of lava congealed under the earth 300 million years ago to make the incredible granite cliffs, islands and underwater pinacles that bear the brunt of the North Atlantic storms. […]

Training trip to NDAC Chepstow, 30th May 2016

Author: Jay Shiao Conditions The day started off a little bit grey but by midday it was beautiful and sunny. As it was a quarry, the water was relatively still with some leisurely swimmers and plenty of other divers. The water temperature seemed to hover […]

Plymouth Expedition, 13-15th June 2016

Author: Gregor C. Friday the 13th, a date that will now be remembered as the “curse of the plankton bloom”. Nevertheless, OUUEG divers planned a trip on that day and promptly suffered a little from the curse: with unfortunately two divers having to pull out […]