Developing the intellectual edge needed for success on operations and leadership in government

The Defence Academy welcomes students from the Ministry of Defence, wider government, UK industry and overseas. We provide a wide range of short and long courses ranging from awareness up to expert level covering five broad course themes: leadership; command; technology; business skills; and international engagement.  

We are based at a secure site in Shrivenham, 20 miles west of Oxford, with sites also in central London, Gosport, Andover and Halton. We also include Welbeck 6th Form College near Loughborough and four university squadrons with links to 11 universities offering bursaries to students studying subjects in technical and engineering disciplines. 

For more information on the Defence Academy and what we have to offer, please use this website or make direct contact using the communication methods provided on the contact us page.


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16 July 2018
Senior Leadership Development - NATO Multinational Military Operations
The Shrivenham Leadership Centre (SLC) represents the UK on a NATO Research Task Group (RTG), focused on examining Senior Leader Development for NATO Multinational Military Operations.

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16 July 2018
Are you going to Civil Service Live? We’ll see you there!

The Defence Academy will be attending Civil Service Live in London.  We will be there Tuesday 17 & Wednesday 18 July -look forward to seeing you to talk to you about all your training and educational needs. 

We provide a wide range of short and long courses ranging from awareness up to expert level covering five broad course themes: 

  • leadership
  • command
  • technology
  • business skills 
  • international engagement.  

Civil Service Live is the government’s annual, cross-department learning event, attracting thousands of civil servants to regional events to learn, network and share best practice. Our courses are available to all government departments and industry click here

  • London - Tuesday 17th and Wednesday 18th July - Stand 15

 

 

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