Oxford Brookes University has three main campuses that are a little further out from the city centre. The first is the Wheatley Campus which is near a small village called Wheatley seven miles south-east of the city centre and is where IT, business, maths and engineering are based. The second campus is at Harcourt Hill about two miles from the city centre. Many subject including Theology and Education are taught at this site. The main campus with the student union is at the Headington Campus and it is located in a suburb of Oxford known as Headington about a mile from the city centre.
There are approximately 19,000 students at Oxford Brookes and it is famed for its Department of Architecture which is one of the largest in the UK and in 2006 was named as the leading school of architecture outside London.
Oxford Literary Festival
(Sun 16th Mar, 2014)
The Oxford Literary Festival offers a range of talks, discussions, debates, readings and lunches from authors and literary heroes. The main location is Christ Church college.
Blenheim Easter Egg Challenge
(Tue 22nd Apr, 2014)
Annual Easter Egg Challenge at Blenheim Palace, including face painting and family fun.
May Day Celebrations 6am
(Thu 01st May, 2014)
Spectators gather in their thousands to hear the choir of Magdalen College sing in the new May dawn from the top of their chapel tower.