News from 2023

Oxford Brookes University news from 2023

27 July 2023

WillowSpace sculpture to be unveiled at an Oxford Brookes pollinator meadow

Artists, conservationists, staff and students are preparing for the official opening of the inspirational new WillowSpace sculpture at Oxford Brookes University.

The interior of the WillowSpace structure

25 July 2023

Oxford Brookes University featuring on BBC quiz show University Challenge

A team of Oxford Brookes University students will be testing their general knowledge on one of television’s toughest quiz shows, University Challenge.

Oxford Brookes students on the set of University Challenge, with host Amol Rajan.

19 July 2023

Expert opinion: Dr Stuart Whigham on Victoria withdrawing from hosting 2026 Commonwealth Games

As the city of Victoria in Australia announces it is withdrawing from hosting the Commonwealth Games in 2026, Dr Stuart Whigham, a Senior Lecturer in Sport at Oxford Brookes University, says the prestige of the Games is diminishing.

Dr Stuart Whigham of Oxford Brookes University

18 July 2023

Giant ox sculptures to take over Oxford in event supported by Oxford Brookes

More than 30 life-sized ox sculptures will take over the streets of Oxford next year in an event supported by Oxford Brookes University.

A sculpture of an ox

13 July 2023

Oxford Brookes academic says GP surgeries must do more to warn black men about prostate cancer

An Oxford Brookes University academic says there is an urgent need for GP surgeries in the UK to do more to warn men of African and Caribbean heritage about the dangers of prostate cancer.

Dr Obrey Alexis and Dr William Garbrah campaigning in Basingstoke

12 July 2023

Oxford Brookes University research reveals nurse cadet schemes can support recruitment

The first ever international study of nurse cadet schemes, carried out by academics at Oxford Brookes University, shows how these schemes support the Government’s 50,000 Nurses programme.

A hospital ward

11 July 2023

Students hone problem solving skills in third annual Business Challenge Week

Masters students at Oxford Brookes Business School tackled real-world business challenges at an event held last week.

Students and businesses gather at the conclusion of Business Challenge Week 2023

05 July 2023

Oxford Brookes with biggest trophy haul for one club in the history of Henley Royal Regatta

Oxford Brookes University secured the biggest ever trophy haul of any rowing club in a single Henley Royal Regatta at the annual rowing competition last week (26 June - 2 July).

Oxford Brookes University Boat Club at Henley Regatta

03 July 2023

Awards for Oxford Brookes University-based startups

Two companies based in the Bioinnovation Hub at Oxford Brookes University’s Enterprise Centre have been awarded Government funding to develop food products using sustainable, low-carbon processes.

Three people in a labaratory

28 June 2023

New cohort of business leaders bring their expert experience to Oxford Brookes University

Experts from a range of companies and organisations will be sharing their top tips and experience with students at Oxford Brookes Business School. 

People milling around the Oxford Brookes Business School