Oxford Brookes University


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 6th in the UK for teaching (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2022), and among the world elite in 16 individual subjects (QS, 2022).

Oxford Brookes has a strong global reputation for teaching – we came second in the Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings 2020. 

Oxford Brookes is one of the UK’s top 50 institutions (Guardian League Tables 2022).        

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

We are Oxford, we are Brookes

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.

Oustanding Teaching

High-quality teaching lies at the heart of Oxford Brookes. We are proud to have received a host of achievements and accolades, including 11 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.


  • Oxford Brookes climbed 10 places in the last 2 years Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022
  • 91% of full-time students are in work or further study 15 months after graduation
  • 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 16 individual subject areas QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022
  • 11 national teaching fellowships

  • £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

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Oxford Brookes University

Gipsy Lane Campus, Headington, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 0BP

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Course locations

Brooklands College

Heath Road, Weybridge, KT13 8TT

Main Site

Gipsy Lane, 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

Abingdon and Witney College

Wootton Road, Abingdon, OX14 1GG

Main Site

Gipsy Lane, Headington, Oxford, OX3 0BP

Bridgwater and Taunton College

Bath Road, Bridgwater, TA6 4PZ

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