At the Defence Academy, our purpose is to develop the intellectual edge needed for success on operations and leadership in government. Our courses are designed to unlock the cognitive skills of our students and expand their intellectual capacity.

The Defence Academy Shrivenham Station has a range of outstanding accommodation, dining and conference facilities which may be used by government departments and industry where spare capacity exists and subject to terms and conditions.  

Shrivenham Station is an ideal venue for conferences, meetings, networking and team events in a highly secure and confidential setting. To find out more about our event facilities, please contact us

23 November 2018
Professional Military Education Conference (PME) 4 – 6 December 2018

The Defence Academy is hosting a Professional Military Education (PME) conference, PME: Reimagining the Future?

22 November 2018
Market Engagement Day
The Defence Academy's Business Skills College is hosting a Market Engagement Day to seek Potential Suppliers’ views on the provision of a new...
25 July 2018
Disruptive Technology for Defence Transformation Conference 2018
This year’s conference takes place in London on the 24 – 25 September
17 July 2018
Graduation 2018

Graduation Day Thursday 19th July 2018

We are looking forward to welcoming students to this years Graduation Ceremony. 

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...
19 June 2018
Shrivenham Station Music & Fireworks
Music & Fireworks Thursday 12 July 2018
3 May 2018
Cormorant Club Spring Reunion 2018
The next Cormorant Club Spring Reunion will take place at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) on Thursday 3 May 2018 at 1800-2030 hrs.
22 March 2018
Defence Technology Club Symposium 2018
The Defence Technology Club (DTC) is holding a Symposium titled ‘Innovation Across Industry’ hosted by Frazer-Nash Consultancy. The aim is to...

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