The British Army are visiting Stephenson College on Wednesday 25 September to help students find out more about what a career in the British Army is like.

Local soldiers and career advisors will be available to answer any questions about the breadth of roles available in the Army as a Regular or Reservist as well as share information about what it’s like to be in the Army.

In addition to careers advisors from Leicester Armed Forces Career Office, serving soldiers from The Medical Corps, Royal Logistic Corps (RLC), drivers and chefs The Royal Anglians, The Royal Yeomanry and many more will be available throughout the day to speak to students.

Students will be able to participate in a range of activities including:


  • Speed and agility test on the Army Batak machine
  • Army chefs omelette challenge
  • Climbing wall
  • Cross Bar Challenge


Staff Sgt Susan Jarvis, Adjutant General Corps, (SPS) said: "We want students to come and interact with our displays on campus to find out how they can challenge themselves with an exciting career in the British Army."

"Students can have the opportunity to meet soldiers and ask any questions they have about Army life and a career in the Army. We’re recruiting for lots of different types of jobs from Leicestershire, including everything from drivers to engineers, to chefs and infantry soldiers."