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  • Campus life

    Campus facilities

    • Libraries
    • 24-hour computer rooms
    • Free wifi
    • Sports facilities
    • Social spaces and great places to eat

    Our three campuses are located around the city and all linked to each other and the city centre by the BROOKESbus service – Harcourt Hill Campus on the west side, Headington Campus to the east and Wheatley Campus in a village seven miles east of the city centre. 

    Each of our campuses has residential accommodation, playing fields, a library, computer rooms and Brookes Union shop. And when you need a bite to eat, there are cafes, snack kiosks and bars serving breakfast, lunch and evening meals.

  • JHBB - An award-winning new learning and student space

    Our brand new, purpose-built learning space - the John Henry Brookes Building - is on Headington Campus.

    Listening to A State of Trance, sipping coffee in the beautiful #JHBB, life doesn’t get any better than this.


    Designed to put the student experience at the heart of everything we do, during 2014, its opening year, the John Henry Brookes Building, won:

    • Royal Institute of British Architects’ (RIBA) South building of the year, architect of the year and the sustainability award
    • Oxford Preservation Trust award for new buildings
    • Education Estates award for student experience

    RIBA judges commented that it made them “wish [they] could go back to university”.

    As well as great modern spaces for private and social learning it also houses a purpose-built Students' Union and Student Central where our advice services are brought together under one roof, for queries about such things as your academic programme and financial concerns.

  • Getting around

    BROOKESbuses link Headington, Wheatley and Harcourt Hill campuses with all our halls of residence, Oxford city centre, Cowley Road and the railway station. They are run by one of the UK’s greenest bus companies – Oxford Bus Company.

    Cycling is also a very popular way of getting around. We have over 2,500 bike racks and we provide a bike doctor to help with cheap repairs and maintenance. We also offer a Bike Buddy service matching inexperienced or out-of-practice cyclists with more confident cyclists, who can help by advising on rules of the road and routes, and will even cycle with you until you feel more confident.

    The cheapest, and healthiest, way to get around Oxford is on foot. It only takes about 10 minutes from Headington Campus to Cowley Road and about 30 minutes into the city centre.

    For more information on the many different ways to travel around Oxford – and our sustainability credentials - visit our travel pages.

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    Getting around