• Events 2017-2018

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  • Brookes Enterprise Support Launch

    Brookes Enterprise Support Launch

    Wednesday, 04 October 2017 - Wednesday, 04 October 2017 12:00 to 20:30

    From Passion to Action - Learn how to boost your career potential and make a difference to society.

    This event is for: Everyone

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  • Bookbinding Evening Class

    Bookbinding Evening Class

    18:15, Wednesday, 06 September 2017 to 20:30 Thursday, 10 May 2018

    Explore the basics for binding and repairing books.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Portfolio preparation for art and design

    Portfolio Preparation for Art and Design Autumn Course

    10:00, Saturday, 16 September 2017 to 16:00 Saturday, 07 October 2017

    Explore the elements of an Art & Design Foundation course across a variety of disciplines.

    This event is for: Everyone

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  • Health and Social Work Open Evening - Sept '17

    Health and Social Work Open Evening

    Thursday, 21 September 2017 17:30 to 19:30

    Interested in career in healthcare?

    This event is for: Prospective students - undergraduate
    Prospective students - postgraduate taught

  • The Art Experience - Sept '17

    The Art Experience

    18:00, Thursday, 21 September 2017 to 20:30 Thursday, 07 December 2017

    This hands-on practical course introduces you to a range of drawing approaches and practical applied art techniques to broaden your knowledge of art.

    This event is for: Everyone

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    Introductory Wine Tasting

    Wednesday, 27 September 2017 18:30 to 20:30

    Join us for this great value two hour session where we will be covering the basics of wine and wine tasting, with 7 wines to taste finishing with British cheese and some locally cured meats.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Brookes Restaurant Events '17-18

    Classic Bread

    Saturday, 30 September 2017 9:15 to 14:30

    A range of classic breads will be created, which you will take home at the end of the session. Be prepared to roll your sleeves up as this course is very hands on.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Field Recording

    Field Recording

    10:00, Saturday, 30 September 2017 to 17:00 Saturday, 07 October 2017

    An introduction to the practice of Field Recording and its techniques.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • 'Progress' by Andrew Holmes

    'Progress' by Andrew Holmes

    9:00, Monday, 02 October 2017 to 17:00 Friday, 27 October 2017

    Pilgrim’s Progress inspires hyper realistic art: NEW UPCOMING Glass Tank exhibition

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Brookes Enterprise Support Launch

    Brookes Enterprise Support Launch

    Wednesday, 04 October 2017 12:00 to 20:30

    From Passion to Action - Learn how to boost your career potential and make a difference to society.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • InDesign for Beginners - Oct '17

    InDesign for Beginners

    Saturday, 07 October 2017 10:00 to 16:00

    Adobe lnDesign is an industry-standard graphics and desktop publishing application that enables users to design and produce a variety of print materials from flyers to books.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Undergraduate Open Day - 7 October 2017

    Undergraduate Open Day

    Saturday, 07 October 2017 9:00 to 16:00

    A university-wide open day for prospective undergraduate students, for 2018 entry.

    This event is for: Prospective students - undergraduate

  • Brookes Restaurant Events '17-18

    WSET level 2

    Wednesday, 11 October 2017 9:15 to 17:00

    This course advances the exploration of the grapes variety and how this influences the styles produced around the world. To gain the qualification students need to pass a multiple-choice paper of 50 questions.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Brookes Restaurant Events '17-18

    Vegetarian Cookery

    Saturday, 14 October 2017 9:15 to 14:30

    Whether you're a vegetarian or not you'll come away from this course knowing how to make the most of local, seasonal produce. All the vegetables that you'll be using will have been sourced locally where possible.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Swindon Open Day 14 October 2017

    Swindon Open Day

    Saturday, 14 October 2017 9:00 to 13:30

    Open day for prospective students interested in studying Adult Nursing MSc and BSc, and Operating Department Practice BSc.

    This event is for: Prospective students - undergraduate
    Prospective students - postgraduate taught

  • OLS 17-18: Know your onions

    KNOW YOUR ONIONS: mentoring excellence and the power of undergraduate research

    Wednesday, 18 October 2017 18:00 to 19:00

    Helen will use her own research findings to support the case for publishing undergraduate research as widely as possible. Expect plenty of food for thought as well as some well-travelled onions.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Undergraduate Open Day - 21 October 2017

    Undergraduate Open Day

    Saturday, 21 October 2017 9:00 to 16:00

    A university-wide open day for prospective undergraduate students, for 2018 entry.

    This event is for: Prospective students - undergraduate

  • Brookes Restaurant Events '17-18

    Junior Cookery School

    Tuesday, 24 October 2017 9:15 to 14:30

    The Junior Cookery School courses are suitable for ages 8 to 14. A great way to get juniors interested in the kitchen, learning new skills and making new friends.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Brookes Restaurant Events '17-18

    Junior Cookery School

    Wednesday, 25 October 2017 9:15 to 14:30

    The Junior Cookery School courses are suitable for ages 8 to 14. A great way to get juniors interested in the kitchen, learning new skills and making new friends.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Health and Social Work

    Health and Social Work Open Evening

    Thursday, 26 October 2017 17:30 to 19:30

    Interested in a career in healthcare? Find out more at our Open Evening.

    This event is for: Prospective students - undergraduate
    Prospective students - postgraduate taught

  • Brookes Restaurant Events '17-18

    Indian Street Food

    Saturday, 28 October 2017 9:15 to 14:30

    Our guest Kashmira will teach you the secrets of making vibrant and authentic Indian street food.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 17-18: Philip Pullman in conversation

    PHILIP PULLMAN IN CONVERSATION: La Belle Sauvage

    Wednesday, 01 November 2017 18:00 to 19:00

    Philip will read from his new book, La Belle Sauvage. Following the reading, he will be interviewed by Professor Simon Kövesi, Head of English and Modern Languages at Oxford Brookes.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Undergraduate Open Day - 4 November 2017

    Undergraduate Open Day

    Saturday, 04 November 2017 9:00 to 16:00

    A university-wide open day for prospective undergraduate students, for 2018 entry.

    This event is for: Prospective students - undergraduate

  • Britain and Palestine v2

    BRITAIN AND PALESTINE: 100 years of promises and conflict

    Wednesday, 08 November 2017 18:00 to 19:30

    On the one hundredth anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, Professor Avi Shlaim will critically examine Britain’s historical and on-going role in the apparently intractable conflict between Palestinians and Israelis.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Brookes Restaurant Events '17-18

    Indian Supper

    Saturday, 11 November 2017 9:15 to 14:30

    This will give you a chance to impress your friends by learning how to cook authentic Indian dishes. Our guest Kashmira will be sharing her wealth of knowledge in Indian cuisine, including the use of a variety of spices.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Swindon Open Day 11 November 2017

    Swindon Open Day

    Saturday, 11 November 2017 9:00 to 13:30

    Open day for prospective students interested in studying Adult Nursing MSc and BSc, and Operating Department Practice BSc.

    This event is for: Prospective students - undergraduate
    Prospective students - postgraduate taught

  • Brookes Restaurant Events '17-18

    Christmas Wine Tasting

    Wednesday, 15 November 2017 18:30 to 20:30

    Our Christmas tasting will include 7 wines, which will include Sparkling, white and red and a dessert or port to finish, complimented by a platter of local cured meats and British cheese.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 17-18: Changing unhealthy behaviour

    CHANGING UNHEALTHY BEHAVIOUR: the information paradox

    Wednesday, 15 November 2017 18:00 to 19:00

    Professor Theresa Marteau will explore how to persuade people to improve their health through changing their behaviour.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Global MBA Open Day

    Global MBA Open Day

    Saturday, 18 November 2017 9:30 to 14:00

    This is a fantastic opportunity for you to meet the MBA teaching team and find out more about the course.

    This event is for: Prospective students - postgraduate taught
    Prospective students - postgraduate research
    Current students - postgraduate taught
    Current students - postgraduate research
    Business community
    Alumni

  • Moving Beyond The Rhetoric: A Movement Of Opportunity For Midwifery And Childbearing Women

    Moving Beyond The Rhetoric: A Movement Of Opportunity For Midwifery And Childbearing Women

    Saturday, 18 November 2017 8:45 to 16:30

    Come along and have the opportunity to hear and discuss the best practices in midwifery.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Brookes Restaurant Events '17-18

    Festive Breads

    Saturday, 18 November 2017 9:15 to 14:30

    With Christmas around the corner this is an ideal time to attend our festive bread course. A light lunch and glass of wine will be served at the end of the session giving you the opportunity to relax whilst your breads are cooking.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • InDesign for Beginners - Nov '17

    InDesign for Beginners

    Saturday, 18 November 2017 10:00 to 16:00

    Adobe lnDesign is an industry-standard graphics and desktop publishing application that enables users to design and produce a variety of print materials from flyers to books.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Portfolio Preparation for Art and Design Autumn Course

    Portfolio Preparation for Art and Design Winter Course

    10:00, Saturday, 18 November 2017 to 16:00 Saturday, 09 December 2017

    Explore the elements of an Art & Design Foundation course across a variety of disciplines.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 17-18: The problem of evil

    THE PROBLEM OF EVIL: seeking wisdom from the world’s faith traditions

    Wednesday, 22 November 2017 18:00 to 19:00

    Speakers from different faiths will address the question, “why does God allow human beings to commit atrocious acts?”

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 17-18: The intriguing world of butterfly biology

    THE INTRIGUING WORLD OF BUTTERFLY BIOLOGY: novel approaches and many surprises

    Wednesday, 29 November 2017 18:00 to 19:00

    Professor Tim Shreeve will explore why different species of butterflies have alternative responses to environmental change.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 17-18: Sound and wonder

    SOUND AND WONDER: the sound art theatre of Ray Lee

    Wednesday, 06 December 2017 18:00 to 19:00

    Professor Ray Lee will reveal the ideas behind his kinetic sound sculptures, large-scale performances and installations.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • COSINUS CALL FOR PAPERS

    COSINUS Call for Papers

    9:00, Thursday, 11 January 2018 to 16:30 Friday, 12 January 2018

    COSINUS is pleased to announce the 5th International COSINUS Conference 2018. Call for Papers has now been announced, so please share with your colleagues.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Portfolio preparation for art and design

    Portfolio Preparation for Art and Design Spring Course

    10:00, Saturday, 13 January 2018 to 16:00 Saturday, 27 January 2018

    Explore the elements of an Art & Design Foundation course across a variety of disciplines.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 17-18: Towards machines that can read your mind

    TOWARDS MACHINES THAT CAN READ YOUR MIND

    Wednesday, 24 January 2018 18:00 to 19:00

    Professor Fabio Cuzzolin will explore how intelligent machines can negotiate a complex world, fraught with uncertainty, and smoothly share it with human beings in a way acceptable to us.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Avid Media Composer User Certification  Intensive Course - Spring 2018

    Avid Media Composer User Certification Intensive Course - Spring 2018

    9:00, Monday, 29 January 2018 to 17:00 Friday, 02 February 2018

    Become officially certified with the industry’s leading video editing software, Avid Media Composer

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 17-18: Positive psychology for wellbeing and success

    POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY FOR WELLBEING AND SUCCESS

    Wednesday, 31 January 2018 18:00 to 19:00

    Claire Burgess will explore some key elements of Positive Psychology and the links that have been found between a positive mindset, resilience, wellbeing and success.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 17-18: The psychology of dance

    THE PSYCHOLOGY OF DANCE: throw some shapes to put a smile on your face

    Wednesday, 07 February 2018 18:00 to 19:00

    Dr Peter Lovatt (AKA Dr Dance) will talk about the relationship between movement, health, hormones and thinking.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 17-18: Articulating History

    ARTICULATING HISTORY: architecture and memory

    Friday, 09 February 2018 18:00 to 19:00

    Architect and designer Daniel Libeskind will give a talk as part of Post-War: Commemoration, Reconstruction, Reconciliation – a Mellon-Sawyer international seminar series funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in memory of John E. Sawyer.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 17-18: Asylum in the UK

    ASYLUM IN THE UK: LGBT+ experience of the asylum system

    Wednesday, 21 February 2018 18:00 to 19:00

    Antonia Bright, national spokesperson of the Movement for Justice (MFJ), will facilitate a conversation with MFJ LGBT+ refugees, including Aisha Shumazzi, about their experience of the asylum system.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 17-18: Building a positive future for Oxford

    BUILDING A POSITIVE FUTURE FOR OXFORD: is preservation a dirty word?

    Wednesday, 28 February 2018 18:00 to 19:00

    Debbie Dance, the Director of Oxford Preservation Trust, will discuss the pressures on Oxford to change.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 17-18: Why gender diversity matters (Image)

    WHY GENDER DIVERSITY MATTERS IN CORPORATE BRITAIN

    Wednesday, 07 March 2018 18:00 to 19:00

    Tea Colaianni, Non-Executive Director of Mothercare, will discuss the most pressing issues facing women in business with Oxford Brookes Professor Simonetta Manfredi.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Oxford Human Rights Festival 2018

    Oxford Human Rights Festival

    18:00, Monday, 12 March 2018 to 22:00 Saturday, 17 March 2018

    Raising awareness of human rights issues through the arts: a programme of films, performance, talks, and workshops curated by Oxford Brookes students.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 17-18: A professional odyssey

    A PROFESSIONAL ODYSSEY: from cancer research to developing the next generation of researchers

    Wednesday, 21 March 2018 18:00 to 19:00

    Professor Susan Brooks will take you on a personal journey beginning in breast cancer research and leading to a passionate commitment to supporting and developing the next generation of researchers.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 17-18: Why be real?

    WHY BE REAL? the anxieties of contemporary authenticity

    Wednesday, 18 April 2018 18:00 to 19:00

    Do you have a true self? Professor Daniel Lea will address the issue of what authenticity actually means in an age of ever-increasing complexity.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 17-18: Generosity of Spirit

    GENEROSITY OF SPIRIT: how relevant is it today?

    Wednesday, 25 April 2018 18:00 to 19:00

    Dame Katherine Grainger will deliver her 2018 Chancellor’s lecture on ‘generosity of spirit’ – one of Oxford Brookes’ guiding principles.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 17-18: How can 'experts' help?

    HOW CAN “EXPERTS” HELP GOVERNMENT THINK?

    Wednesday, 09 May 2018 18:00 to 19:00

    Professor Glen O’Hara will examine why governments get things so wrong, so often. He will ask how history can be used to improve public policy making.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 17-18: There's been a murder!

    THERE’S BEEN A MURDER! But why do we care?

    Tuesday, 22 May 2018 18:00 to 19:00

    Join Dame Katherine Grainger and Professor Anne-Marie Kilday in a lively conversation, as we discuss why people are so fascinated by murder and murderers in the modern era.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 17-18: 'In my day'

    “IN MY DAY”: the power of the past in education

    Wednesday, 30 May 2018 18:00 to 19:00

    Professor Mary Wild will bring a welcome dose of evidence-based argument to the debate on the future of education.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 17-18: Robots of good character

    ROBOTS OF GOOD CHARACTER: equipping robots with moral competency

    Wednesday, 06 June 2018 18:00 to 19:00

    Professor Nigel Crook will explore whether we can build robots that have good moral character – and whether or not we should.

    This event is for: Everyone