Tom Varndell

25 July 2022

Varndell joins Brookes Quins partnership

Premiership Legend, Tom Varndell, has been appointed to a newly created role at Oxford Quins as Head of Community and, under the partnership between Oxford Brookes and Oxford Quins, Head of Men’s Rugby within Brookes Sport.

Oxford Brookes students with a sign that says "England"

6 June 2022

Rhian Taylor at the Cheerleading Worlds

Oxford Brookes student, and member of the TEAMBrookes Cheerleading and Dance club, tells us about her experience as part of Team England taking part in the Cheerleading Worlds.

 Maia Bouchier playing golf

5 October 2021

Maia Bouchier - Playing for England

We got back in touch with Maia Bouchier. You might remember Maia from the last time we did a Q&A ahead of her appearance for the Southern Brave in The Hundred, and now you might just recognise her from the England team.

Charmian Monroe with a bike

27 September 2021

Q&A with Charmian Monroe ahead of the Women's Tour

This Monday, on the 4th of October, the Women’s Tour of Britain will pass through Oxfordshire during its opening stage, heading past the Marston Road site and Clive Booth halls in the process.

Brookes Rowing team

7 September 2022

Brookes Rowing Olympic Roundup

Last week saw four Brookes Rowing athletes (3 current and 1 former) appearing in their first Olympics. The Japanese waters brought a mixed bag of results for the British Rowing Team as a whole, but a brilliant bronze for the Men’s Eight, which included Brookes Rower, Josh Bugjaski, highlighted the week of racing.

Rory Gibbs

27 July 2021

Rory Gibbs - Aiming for Gold

With Team GB’s long tradition of success in Olympic rowing, and some famous victories in the men’s coxless 4 in particular with athletes such as Steve Redgrave and Matthew Pinsent becoming household names, the team carry the weight of a nation’s expectations on their shoulders.

Callum Chapman

11 June 2021

Navigating University Sport Environments as a Gay Man

We spoke to Callum Chapman, one of our TEAMBrookes Sports Scholars, a member of the Men's 1st National League Hockey Team and an openly gay man about coming out to teammates, preconceptions of university sports teams and how we can all be a better ally to the LGBTQ+ community.

 Swim team

15 November 2019

From Fresher to President

Brookes Sport Ambassador, Will Marsh, talks about his journey from starting as a new student at Brookes to being selected as the president of the Swim team.