About Us [email protected] Telephone 01522 338204

Oxford Brookes University

About Oxford

Find out all about Oxford

.
  • Oxford is a city in the South East region of England and the county town of Oxfordshire. The city is situated 57 miles (92 km) from London, 69 miles (111 km) from Bristol, 65 miles (105 km) from both Southampton and Birmingham, and 25 miles (40 km) from Reading.
  • The city is known worldwide as the home of the University of Oxford, the oldest university in the English-speaking world. Buildings in Oxford demonstrate notable examples of every English architectural period since the late Saxon period. Oxford is known as the “city of dreaming spires”, a term coined by poet Matthew Arnold.
  • Oxford has a broad economic base. Its industries include motor manufacturing, education, publishing, and a large number of information technology and science-based businesses, some being academic offshoots.

Oxford Brookes University Facts

  • After serving as Oxford Polytechnic for several years, it gained university status in 1992 and took its name from John Henry Brookes, its founding Principal.
  • The university is spread across four campuses, with three primary sites based in and around Oxford, all with libraries, 24-hour computer rooms, libraries, playing fields, shops, accommodation, social spaces and study areas.
  • A fourth campus is located in the town of Swindon, about 30 miles from Oxford, home to courses in adult nursing, operating department practice and continuing professional development courses.
  • It comprises four faculties, including Business, Health and Life Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Technology, Design and Environment (within which, its School of Architecture is recognised as being one of the largest in Britain).
  • With a large student body, most undergraduates study at the university on a full-time or sandwich basis.
  • The university’s Headington campus, which houses Headington Hill Hall, is set amid 14 acres of lush green countryside and was previously home to the media tycoon Robert Maxwell.

Location

Oxford Brookes University
Headington Campus
Oxford
OX3 0BP
UK

Student Accommodation in Oxford

Accommodation currently available in Oxford

Osney Lane, Oxford
Oxford

Osney Lane, Oxford

£210 per week
A six bedroomed, six bathroomed property in Osney Lane, Oxford, Oxfordshire...
Osney Lane, Oxford
Oxford

Osney Lane, Oxford

£265 per week
A six bedroomed, six bathroomed property in Osney Lane, Oxford, Oxfordshire...
Osney Lane, Oxford
Oxford

Osney Lane, Oxford

£389 per week
A two bedroomed, one bathroomed property in Osney Lane, Oxford, Oxfordshire...
Osney Lane, Oxford
Oxford

Osney Lane, Oxford

£225 per week
A six bedroomed, six bathroomed property in Osney Lane, Oxford, Oxfordshire...
Find More Properties in Oxford