Partnerships with Oxford Brookes

Oxford Brookes University collaborates with a wide range of partners both within the UK and globally. Our aim is to develop high-quality, sustainable partnerships across business and industry, educational institutions, the public sector and third sector organisations.

Our local, regional and global partnerships play a vital role in enhancing our teaching, research and knowledge exchange. They also bring our students rich opportunities for placements, internships and work experience.

Global teaching partnerships

Oxford Brookes University is proud to work in partnership with other institutions all around the world, from China to Sri Lanka, Greece to the Cayman Islands.

Our arrangements include franchise, dual degrees and distance learning programmes. We are committed to broadening access to Oxford Brookes degrees across the globe and remain open to exploring new opportunities from interested partners. 

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Research partnerships

By working with globally recognised research centres and our own interdisciplinary research networks, we aim to address societal needs, support sustainable economic development, and promote health and wellbeing.

Our networks and centres integrate world-leading research with innovation, knowledge exchange and enterprise to deliver practical solutions through real-world testing.

By fostering collaborative working, we equip our vibrant, inclusive community of research staff and students with the expertise to contribute across academic, commercial, public and voluntary sectors.


Partnerships with business and industry

Partnerships with business and industry provide our students with high-quality placements as well as internship and employment opportunities. For example we have a longstanding reputation for employability with our graduates going on to jobs with global companies including Apple, BMW-Mini, F1 Ferrari, HarperCollins, Lloyds Banking Group and Warner Bros, amongst others.

We work with a wide range of organisations such as BCS (the Chartered Institute for IT) and EFMD (the European Foundation for Management Development) to gain professional accreditation for our courses.

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Study abroad and exchanges

We have a well-established international and Erasmus exchange programme with over 100 exchange partnerships around the world in Europe, Australia, the USA, Canada, Japan, Hong Kong, Thailand, New Zealand, Vietnam, Uruguay and Kazakhstan.

Oxford Brookes University is committed to increasing student mobility on exchange programmes and work placements.

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UK partnerships

Oxford Brookes works in partnership with various UK based partners to offer Honours Degrees, Foundation Years, Foundation Degrees and Top up Honours Degree programmes in the UK.

Partnership courses are offered in a range of specialist vocational areas including Furniture Design and Making, Health and Social Care, Motorsport Engineering, Early Years and Equine Science.

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University networks

Oxford Brookes is part of University Alliance, the voice of professional and technical universities, and the Oxford-Cambridge ARC Universities Group which fosters collaboration, research, skills and innovation.

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