What is the Army and Navy Academy?

Introduction Army and Navy Academy is a college-preparatory boarding school for boys, grades 7-12, in Carlsbad, California. It was founded in 1910. History The Academy was founded by Thomas A. Davis on 23 November 1910. It was originally located in the Pacific Beach neighbourhood of San Diego, California. In 1936, the Academy moved to Carlsbad,… Read More


What is the Commanding Officer’s Designate Course?

What is the Commanding Officer’s Designate Course? The British Army’s Commanding Officer’s Designate Course (CODC) is designed for commissioned appointed as Commanding Officers (CO’s). Where is it Delivered? The CODC is delivered at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS). How Long is the CODC? The CODC takes place over two weeks, encompassing a nine-day syllabus… Read More

New MSc in Defence Innovation Announced

This September, the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom will launch their first Masters of Science (MSc) in Defence Innovation in partnership with King’s College London. As the latest step to modernise Joint Professional Military Education, the MSc looks to build a repository of skills and experience in using hypothesis-and-test rationale to solve real-world defence… Read More

Soldiers and Celebs in Podcast on Confidence & Mental Resilience

Love Island host Laura Whitmore is among three celebrities to feature alongside serving soldiers in an Army podcast exploring confidence and mental resilience. The launch followed research that showed 89% of so-called Generation Zers believe self-confidence is important to achieving success in life, but 80% think it is hard to find in today’s society. In… Read More

UCAS Information Support for Military Students

An advice page on university applications has been set up for Armed Forces students by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). It includes information for children, veterans and spouses, and can be found by searching “Armed Forces” on the UCAS website at https://www.ucas.com/search/explore?keywords=armed+forces. (scroll down when page loads).

Top 5 Military Training Colleges

More and more young people choose to pursue college education as a means to learn skills and get better career prospects. To some of these students, there’s more to college education than learning a certain subject or majoring in things like history, mathematics, and engineering. They choose to do one more thing – serve their… Read More