Access information

Our events

At Oxford Brookes we are proud of the variety of our events, most of which are free unless stated otherwise. Members of the public, students and staff are welcome to attend most of our events.

Information about admission policy to an event is on the individual listing on our events website. Where it is necessary to register or book a place we provide details and/or a web link to the appropriate method - just follow the link for the event you wish to book.

For directions to the University see How to find us.

University events

Our open lectures

Most of our open lectures will take place in the JHB Lecture Theatre, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus, Oxford, OX3 0BP.

These lectures are for everyone and we will do our best to accommodate all access needs.

The events generally take place in the early evening and last approximately one and a half hours, including a question and answer session.

Please contact the Events Office on +44 (0)1865 484864 if you need any assistance.

Cafés and restaurants

The Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane site is the largest of our campuses with a wide variety of food outlets, the majority of which are in the Main Food Court, which is situated just off the main reception foyer.

Please note, if you are planning to have dinner on campus before an evening event, most of the outlets close at around 3.00pm.

JB’s coffee shop selling hot and cold drinks, cakes and sandwiches, is open until 5.30pm and is just off the main foyer at the Gipsy Lane site.

For more information and opening times, please see where to eat on Headington Campus.


Accessible toilets are available in the main reception.

Special Requirements

We do our best to accommodate all access needs. If you are attending an event and need the University to help with any mobility requirements you may have, please contact the events organiser whose information is on the event listing.


For our evening events, limited parking is available at Gipsy Lane from 5.30pm and we allocate this on a first come, first served basis with no pre-booking.

Further details

If you have particular access or dietary requirements, please tick the box on the booking form and we will contact you to confirm any arrangements we have made.

For further information please email us on