Following on from our previous cadet evenings The Facualty of Nautical Studies has given funding for more such events to be held over the next twelve months. The first of these was held on 20th August with around 30-40 cadets attending.
Last month, in collaboration with Elsie Jackson, who is the senior lecturer in charge of Engineering, and Becky Haldane, a Sailor Society chaplain at the Riverside Campus of The City of Glasgow College, our branch hosted a “Bon Voyage” evening for the engineering cadets who have finished phase one and are about to join their first ship. Most of these cadets have never been on a ship before and have no family connections to the sea, and also for some it would be their first time abroad. The purpose of the evening was to encourage them to keep in touch with each other, inform them of wh