Oxford Brookes University


Set in a historic student city, Oxford Brookes University is voted England's Leading Modern University by the Sunday Times University Guide for eleven years running. Oxford Brookes was the first Fair Trade University in the world.

Started in 1865 as the Oxford School of Art, Oxford Brookes University is the only UK modern university to have achieved 24 subjects rated as excellent for teaching. Nearly 10% of students currently study wholly or partly through distance learning, and online-supported MBA has attracted students from over 17 countries.

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Academic specialism

Several schools or programs at the University have earned recognition for quality - architecture, art, computer science, historical and philosophical studies and modern languages. Over 75% of research at Brookes has been internationally recognised in the last Research Assessment Exercise (the latest official rankings of UK university research), with a broad range of subjects in the arts, sciences, health, law and education, judged world-leading.

Around 25 of our degree courses are recognised by a professional awarding body, leading to membership of a professional body, or exemption from professional exams.

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Oxford Brookes University
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Christina Hitchcock

International Officer Oxford Brookes University

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The campuses are filled with bars, cafes, and food outlets so there are plenty of places for you to meet up with friends, have fun and socialise.

We even organise regular cultural events, like theatre visits and traditional dance evenings, to help you experience life in the UK. Our events are a great way of meeting other students from across the University.

Getting you from A to B quickly and cheaply, the Brookes Bus service links all three campuses with the halls of residence, Oxford city centre and local supermarkets. Free Brookes bus passes are available to students.