UKSA graduates share their aspirations

Thousands of students attend UKSA each year with the aim of gaining the skills and qualifications needed to build a successful future on the water.

Valuable advice when considering a career on the water

We have compiled a selection of stories from graduates over the past year outlining their experiences, life before their course and what advice they would give to anyone who is considering a career within the maritime industry.

It’s always invaluable to gain insights to your chosen career path and our students are best placed to inspire your decision.

Considering your career options, UKSA are here to help

Which career is right for you? Our graduates share their stories:

  • Superyacht Cadetship Stories
    From office bound salesman to travelling the world on a superyacht. Read how swapping university for the superyacht cadetship course changed the life of a young aspirational inidividual.
  • Superyacht Interior Foundation Stories
    Switching restaurant & bar work to gaining qualifications and experiences within a super competitive industry! Read how our student was offered a sole stewardess job on a 29m motor yacht.
  • Superyacht Crew Training Stories
    How a friend’s recommendation improved self-confidence and personal achievement into a career in the superyacht industry.
  • Professional Yachtmaster Stories
    How the idea of travelling the world and experiencing new cultures became a reality for one of our professional yachtmaster students.
  • Watersports Graduate Stories
    Read how UKSA-trained Watersports Instructors are in high demand worldwide, thanks to our industry connections.