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  • Opening hours for our Oxford campuses are 7:00am - 9:00pm (Monday-Friday) and 7.00am - 6.00pm weekends for the John Henry Brookes and Clerici Buildings only at Headington Campus. 

    Our Swindon campus opening hours are 7:00am - 7.00pm (Monday-Friday)

    Outside of these hours entry is by card access only. (Salto access is 24/7)

    For information on Library opening hours please refer to the library webpages.

    For information on Student Central opening hours please refer to the Student Central webpage.

    Monday 19 September 2022

    Headington Campus: open and running limited services to support new students. Residences, catering, Brookes Sport (from 2.00pm) and Co-op (except 10.45am-12.15pm) are open. Brookes Nursery is closed. 

    Harcourt Hill: residences are open, the rest of campus is closed. Westminster Hall will be open 10.45am-12.15pm to broadcast the state funeral for students and staff on campus. 

    Headington Campus, Marston Road site: closed.

    Swindon Campus: closed.

    Wheatley Campus: closed.

  • Swindon campus

    The new Swindon Campus is located in West Swindon, in the Delta Business Park. It was officially opened in February 2017 and features brand new facilities to enhance student learning, collaboration and research, including state-of-the-art clinical skills labs. The building is named the Joel Joffe building after Lord Joel Joffe, a long-time Swindon resident and former human rights lawyer.

  • Overview

    Swindon Campus is home to state-of-the-art academic facilities including a subject library, clinical skills lab and up-to-date simulation training equipment.

    Alongside the academic facilities, Swindon has collaborative working spaces, social areas and a catering outlet offering a range of hot and cold food. The support services team also ensures that Swindon students have access to a full range of support and advice services on campus.

    You can find out more about living in Swindon here.


    Our courses and campuses are always developing - make sure you check the online course descriptions to find out all the details, including where each course is based.

    Directions and maps

    Driving to Swindon campus

    Oxford Brookes University’s Swindon Campus is based in the Joel Joffe Building on the Delta Business Park, to the west of the town centre.

    If you are using a Satnav, please be aware that due to the location of the campus, the postcode of SN5 7XQ may take you past the entrance road.

    Visitors turning onto Welton Road from the B4006 will need to take the 2nd right and follow the road around to the left.

    Visitors turning onto Welton Road from the Westlea Drive, Stonehill Green and Bentham Close roundabout, will need to take the 1st left and follow the road around to the left.

    Campus map

    Download a PDF map of the Joel Joffe Building, Swindon campus

    Download a map of the Swindon Campus, Joel Joffe Building.

    Travel by bus and bicycle

    Public transport

    The nearest bus stop is the Westlea Fire Station located about 10 minutes’ walk on the b4006. Both the 19/19A and 154 services operate from this stop towards the town centre. An additional bus stop is located on Paddington Drive, around a 15 minute walk, served by the 19/19A and 22 service. These services are operated by Swindon's Bus Company.


    Covered cycle parking is available at the Swindon Campus.


    • Clinical skills lab
    • Practice operating theatre
    • Lecture theatre
    • Library with social learning spaces and computer area
    • Catering facilities