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About us

Oxford Brookes is a leading modern British university, known for its strengths in teaching, innovative approaches to learning, and its focus on employability. 

We are ranked 5th in the UK for teaching (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2023), and among the world elite in 21 individual subjects (QS, 2024).

Oxford Brookes is rated first in Journalism and Children’s Nursing  (Guardian League Tables 2024).

We are based in Oxford, a vibrant student city that has centred around education and learning for centuries. We have four campuses, each with a unique feel and community in Oxford and a campus in Swindon for studying Adult Nursing.

There are four main faculties at Oxford Brookes:

● Oxford Brookes Business School

● Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

● Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

● Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment

This is Oxford | Oxford Brookes University

Elegant architecture, green spaces, pubs, clubs and a buzzing student community, Oxford has it all. From museum hopping to shopping in Westgate or tasting cuisine from around the world on Cowley Road, you'll always feel inspired in Oxford. Check out more on Oxford on our website www.brookes.ac.uk

What makes us different

At Oxford Brookes, we know that doing a degree is more than just learning something new, it’s about discovering your passion and excelling at it.

Outstanding Teaching

High-quality teaching lies at the heart of Oxford Brookes. We are proud to have received a host of achievements and accolades, including 10 National Teaching Fellowships for our staff.

You’ll experience different ways of learning with a mix of lectures, seminars and tutorials, plus practical and lab-based sessions.


  • 90% of full-time students are in work or further study 15 months after graduation ( HESA 2023)
  • 97% of research at Oxford Brookes is internationally recognised
  • 18% of our students are international from more than 140 countries
  • Among the world’s top universities in 21 individual subject areas QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024
  • 10 national teaching fellowships (Oxford Brookes, 2024)

  • £220m between 2015 and 2025 to redevelop our campuses

“The thing that sets Oxford Brookes apart from other universities has to be its facilities. The John Henry Brookes building is second to none...”

George Lloyd, Criminology

Course locations

Main Site

Gipsy Lane, Oxford, OX3 0BP

Wiltshire College and University Centre

College Road, Trowbridge, BA14 0ES

Headington Campus

Gipsy Lane, Oxford, OX3 0BP

Harcourt Hill Campus

Harcourt Hill Campus, Oxford, OX2 9AT

Marston Road Campus

Jack Straws Lane, Marston, Oxford, OX3 0FL

Abingdon and Witney College

Wootton Road, Abingdon, OX14 1GG

Main Site

Gipsy Lane, Headington, Oxford, OX3 0BP

Solihull College

Blossomfield Road, Solihull, B91 1SB

Wheatley Campus

Wheatley, Oxford, OX33 1HX

Activate Learning-City of Oxford College

Oxpens Road, Oxford, OX1 1SA

New College Swindon

North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1DY

Swindon Campus

Delta 900, Welton Road, Westlea, Swindon, SN5 7XQ