Wheatley Campus

Wheatley Campus is 7 miles east of Oxford city centre and a short bus journey to Headington Campus. The campus has innovative learning spaces for students, as well as social venues to enjoy.

 Announcement All courses currently taught at the Wheatley Campus are moving to brand new, purpose-built facilities on the Headington Campus as part of the University's estates investment plan. These new buildings will feature state-of-the-art faciltities and equipment including digital, computing and robotics labs, a digital theatre, VR cave and material science labs, composite lab, and autodynamics workshop, as well as social learning spaces, teaching rooms and cafe space. We are expecting both buildings to open in the 2024-25 academic year - you can keep up to date with progress with these exciting new Headington Hill site buildings on our dedicated webpage.

Headington Hill site new buildings webpage


Just 7 miles from Oxford city centre and a short bus journey to Headington Campus, Wheatley has engineering laboratories, computer rooms, a library, gym, playing fields, and a shop. As well as modern, innovative undergraduate and postgraduate learning spaces and labs there are social venues and catering outlets to enjoy. The support services team ensures that Wheatley students have access to a full range of support and advice services on campus.


Wheatley Campus is home to undergraduate and postgraduate courses from the School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics:

  • Computing, Cyber Security, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence
  • Automotive, Mechanical and Motorsport Engineering
  • Mathematics

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.

Wheatley campus
Wheatley campus at night
Wheatley campus, Undergraduate Centre

Opening hours

Opening hours for our Oxford campuses are:

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

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.

Directions and maps

Oxford Brookes University
Wheatley Campus

OX33 1HX

Driving to the Wheatley Campus

Motorists travelling northbound on the M40 should leave at junction 8, signposted Oxford A40. Take the A418, signposted to Thame and Aylesbury. Follow the signs to Wheatley and then follow the signs for "Brookes University, (Wheatley Campus)".

Motorists travelling southbound on the M40 should leave at Junction 8A and follow the signs for Oxford, then Wheatley and then follow the signs for "Brookes University, (Wheatley Campus)".

For motorists coming from Oxford, follow signs to London (A40), exit the dual carriageway at the Wheatley sign. Then follow the signs for Wheatley and then "Brookes University, (Wheatley Campus)".

Parking at Wheatley Campus

Car parking is severely restricted and you should not bring your car to the campus unless you have a parking space booked in advance.

If you are using satellite navigation to find this campus, the post code required is OX33 1HX.


Access information on public transport travel routes to and from the campus, by selecting the coloured pin from the map below.


Train services

There are direct train services to Oxford from many UK towns and cities, many at least hourly and sometimes half-hourly. For other places, there is usually a simple change en route at Birmingham or Reading, or in London. For details of train services and timetable information, please visit the national rail enquiries website or telephone: 08457 484950

Trains for Oxford from London depart from Paddington Station, and are run by First Great Western Link. During the daytime the trains depart from Paddington approximately every 15 minutes, and depart approximately every 30 minutes during the late evening. The journey time is about one hour.

See also: our useful links for train travel webpage.

Coach services

The Oxford Tube is an inter-city, direct motorway coach service from London. The service runs as often as every 10-15 minutes most of the day, every 20-30 minutes late evenings and hourly right through the night. Travel time is 70-110 minutes depending on traffic. Pay the driver - you don't have to book ahead.

The Oxford Tube stops right outside Oxford Brookes Headington Campus as well as in Oxford city centre. For more information please visit the Stagecoach: Oxford Tube webpage.

Coaches from the airport and London stop near Oxford Brookes Headington campus (PDF)on Headington Road. You will have to walk about 300 metres from the stopto Oxford Brookes' main entrance, which is on Gipsy Lane. If you have lots of luggage with you and need a taxi to your accommodation, stay on the coach until the last stop,which is Gloucester Green coach station in the centre of Oxford. It is mucheasier to find a taxi from there.

Direct coach services to Oxford also run from:

  • Birmingham
  • Coventry
  • Leeds
  • London
  • Sheffield

For more information and timetable information, please visit the National Express website telephone: 01234 567890.

Staying nearby

Oxford is a vibrant city, steeped in history and with plenty of places to visit and good quality accommodation for all budgets.

Visit England, the official tourist board for England, has a comprehensive guide to Oxford and the wider county. You can also find out about accommodation on the Visit England website.

For visitors who would like to stay closer to campus, we are able to offer self catered, en suite accommodation, subject to availability. 


Facilities include:
  • residential accommodation,
  • playing fields,
  • library,
  • computer rooms,
  • Brookes Union shop,
  • catering outlets.