• The Oxford Brookes University Design and Brand team and the Accessibility Working group have released new Brookes presentation templates in full-screen or wide-screen format, with dark and light backgrounds and pink and yellow highlights.

    For Teaching (internal presentations) you should use:

    For Full-screen presentations (4:3)

    For Wide-screen presentations (16:9)

    For Marketing, Recruitment and Engagement (external presentations) you should use:


    All of the above links open in Google Drive. For PowerPoint presentations, you must download the file in order for you to be able to use the file correctly.

    1. Click on the template you would like to download.
    2. Depending on your browser, the download will either start automatically or you may be shown a 'Preview' screen. 
    3. If you are shown a preview, click on the download icon to download the file to your computer.

    After you have downloaded the file, save the file somewhere you will remember it.

    1. Find the file in your computer using File Explorer or Finder.
    2. Move or Save the file into a separate folder (such as your Documents folder).
    3. Click on the file to open a new document with that template applied.

    Samples using the new presentation styles

    For Teaching (internal use)

    The first slide is the Title slide, try to keep the first slide simple with the most important information on it.

    Presentation_Dark Background Title Slide Presentation_Light Background Title Slide

    The second slide is an optional section header or divider slide, you can delete this slide if you wish, or move it to another position, or duplicate it.

    Section headers are useful visual cues for when there are topic/theme changes during a presentation.

    Presentation_Pink Section Slide Presentation_Yellow Section Slide

    Subsequent body slides in many different combinations are available for the remainder of your presentation. 

    These can include body pages with text only or pages with images and text. In the slide template there are several slides that include text and images. By clicking on the image placeholder you will be given the option to upload an image or to search the web. 

    Images are also available on the Brookes image library. You can search the site by clicking 'Search Assets'. 

    Presentation_Dark Body Slide with Text Presentation_Light Body Slide with Text and Images