Oxford, England

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Location: Oxford, England

Established: 1865- 1992

Total Students: 16,665

Percentage of International Students: 18%

  • Set in a historic student city, Oxford Brookes is one of the UK’s leading modern universities and enjoys an international reputation for teaching excellence and innovation as well as strong links with business and industry.
  • Oxford Brookes is a leading modern university that attracts nearly 3,000 international students from more than 140 different countries.
  • Oxford Brookes was hailed as the UK’s top university in the QS Top 50 Under 50 Ranking. The same month, the University was named the top UK university for both teaching and research in the Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings 2018
  • Oxford Brookesis one of the UK’s leading modern universities, with an international reputation for teaching excellence, exciting student life and strong links with local, national and international business and industry.

Brookes is spread across four campuses, with three primary sites based in and around Oxford and the fourth campus located in Swindon. Brookes has approximately 18,000 students, 2,800 staff and over 130,000 alumni in over 189 countries. The university is divided into four faculties: Oxford Brookes Business School, Health and Life Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Technology, Design and Environment.

Brookes has four faculties  which sit across its four campuses.

Oxford Brookes Business School

  • Business School
  • Oxford School of Hospitality Management

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

  • Department of Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Department of Midwifery, Community and Public Health
  • Department of Nursing
  • Department of Psychology, Health and Professional Development
  • Department of Sport, Health Sciences and Social Work (including the Functional Food Centre)

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

  • School of Education
  • Department of English and Modern Languages
  • School of History, Philosophy and Culture
  • Oxford Centre for Methodism and Church History
  • School of Law
  • Institute of Public Care
  • Department of Social Sciences (including Primate Conservation)

Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment

  • School of Architecture
  • School of Arts
  • School of the Built Environment
  • Department of Computing and Communication Technologies
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

Brookes is ranked 51st by The Complete University Guide 2020, 33rd by The Guardian University Guide 2020 and 63rd by The Times/ Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020. In both 2018 and 2019, QS World University Rankings named it the only UK university on its list of Top 50 universities under 50 years old’ in the world. The university’s Centre for Development and Emergency Practice (CENDEP), and MSc in Primate Conservation have both been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize. Brookes is a member of the University Alliance mission group.

Oxford Brookes Students’ Union is the students’ union of the university. It is a member-led organisation and all students are automatically members. The union offers a range of services for students; it hosts a number of student societies, a safety bus service, an advice service, and a system of student representatives. In 2012, Oxford Brookes students’ union was ranked amongst the worst in the country for student satisfaction, according to the National Student Survey (NSS), where only 34% of students claimed to be content with the students’ union.

National rankings
Complete (2020)51
Guardian (2020)33
Times / Sunday Times (2020)63
Global rankings
QS (2020)363
THE (2020)401-500
British Government assessment
Teaching Excellence FrameworkSilver


There are currently 11 student halls of which there are four on the Headington campus, two on the Harcourt Hill campus, one on the Wheatley campus and three more halls around Headington. In addition, there are three privately operated halls of residence which are managed in partnership with the university by housing associations: Slade Park Student Apartments, Sinnet Court Student Apartments and Dorset House Student Apartments.
  • Cheney Student Village
  • Clive Booth Student Village
  • Crescent Hall
  • Westminster Hall
  • Lady Spencer Churchill Hall
  • Paul Kent Hall
  • Slade Park
  • Dorset House
  • Sinnet Court        

Oxford Brookes University at Headington Rd, Headington, Oxford OX3 0BP, United Kingdom.

Brookes has three main campuses and a fourth in Swindon.

Headington Campus

Headington Hill Hall, the home of the School of Law.Marston Road site, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. The Headington campus is in a residential area of Oxford.

Wheatley Campus

The Wheatley campus is near Wheatley in the Oxfordshire countryside, seven miles south-east of the city centre.

Harcourt Hill campus

The Harcourt Hill campus is situated on Harcourt Hill on Oxford’s western perimeter, two and a half miles from the city centre. Education, philosophy, religion, theology, media and communication, and other subjects are taught here.

Swindon campus

Oxford Brookes University opened its Swindon campus.

  • Edward Abel – cricketer
  • Prince Azim of Brunei
  • Daniel Battsek – film producer and executive
  • Freddie Boath – former actor, now marketing and advertising professional,
  • Aimé Boji – Member of the Democratic Republic of the Congo National Assembly
  • Duncan Bradshaw – cricketer
  • Liam Brown – author
  • Tom Johnson – England Rugby Union player
  • Islam Karimov Jnr – grandson of the President of Uzbekistan
  • Chris Kelly – Conservative Member of Parliament for Dudley South
  • Yasmeen Lari- first woman architect in Pakistan and advisor to UNESCO

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