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    Set in a historic student city, Oxford Brookes is one of the UK’s leading modern universities and enjoys an international reputation for teaching excellence and innovation as well as strong links with business and industry.

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  • Opening hours for our Oxford campuses are currently 7:00am - 9:00pm (Monday-Friday, closed at weekends) in order to allow for enhanced cleaning measures. Our Swindon campus opening hours are 7:00am-7.00pm (Monday-Friday, closed at weekends). Entry to John Henry Brookes Building is by card access only. Libraries will be open at the weekend from 12 noon to 6.00pm from Saturday 8 January 2021 at Headington and Harcourt Hill, from Saturday 23 January at Wheatley and Saturday 6 February at Swindon.

  • Building our future

    • 22Sep
      World Trade Center - Rebirth/Reincarnation

      World Trade Center - Rebirth/Reincarnation

      Scott Sworts worked on the initial planning for the reconstruction of Ground Zero, and helped in the drafting of the first set of redevelopment guidelines for the site. This lecture will look at the events of 9/11 and examine what happened that day. It will then discuss the rebuilding process, and contextualise why it unfolded in the manner that it did. Scott Sworts is a licensed architect who has taught at several top tier universities.

    • 29Sep
      Bamboo Bike Revival: Back to the Future

      Bamboo Bike Revival: Back to the Future

      Join Shpend Gerguri and James Broughton as they discuss the case for reviving bamboo as a modern renewables bike frame material, exploiting its natural strength and inherent damping characteristics. Both speakers have first-hand experience of bamboo’s potential having been the first to attempt and complete the gruelling eight days TransAlps Mountain Bike race using bamboo bikes.