News and Faculty Stories

Oxford Brookes Business School news articles

17 May 2023

Oxford Brookes students pitch business ideas in Dragons’ Den-style events

Students from Oxford Brookes Business School demonstrated their entrepreneurial prowess by pitching their ideas for business ventures at an event inspired by the TV show Dragons’ Den.

Oxford Brookes students present their pitch to a panel

02 May 2023

Oxford Brookes marketing students working with tech giant JVC to shape new wearable technology range

Students at Oxford Brookes University have partnered with tech giant JVCKENWOOD UK to help the company research and suggest a new wearable technology range.

Oxford Brookes students with JVC representitives

13 April 2023

New study discovers what happens when charity collaborations self-identify as brands?

Charities collaborate a lot, including being part of networks that share knowledge, cohabiting office space, or developing joint funding bids. But what happens when charities collaborate around mission?

Self-identifying as a brand

07 February 2023

Oxford Brookes students enhance financial trading skills with new virtual trading floor

Students at Oxford Brookes University can gain experience of trading on the financial markets by making mock transactions, thanks to a newly installed computer suite.

Photo of students using computers in Bloomberg Suite

26 January 2023

Rise in industrial action in the UK to be explored by trade union activists and academics

A rise in trade union activism in the UK during an era of high inflation and a decline in real wages is being researched by academics at Oxford Brookes University.

Dr Andrea Bernadi

18 January 2023

Remembering Andrew

Andrew Halford joined Oxford Brookes Business School in May 2015 as its Associate Dean Strategy & Development and was until December 2022 a member of OBBS’ executive team.

Andrew Halford

10 January 2023

Coaching and Mentoring graduate explores ‘the influence of energy’ in new book

Oxford Brookes University MA Coaching and Mentoring Practice graduate, Viv Chitty has recently published a book offering a research based consideration of the concept of energy in the context of executive coaching.

Front cover of 'Coaching for Optimal Energy' book

31 December 2022

Champion of small business and Oxford Brookes University Professor awarded OBE

An Oxford Brookes University professor who has worked closely with government and policymakers to drive innovation and enterprise in the UK has been recognised in the New Year Honours list.

Professor Tim Vorley

19 December 2022

Oxford Brookes researching disabled entrepreneurs and innovators

Oxford Brookes University is involved in a new Innovate UK funded research project into the barriers to innovation and enterprise faced by disabled people.

Oxford Brookes University campus

16 December 2022

Hospitality graduates share careers advice

The vibrant development of our Hospitality and Tourism graduates, with their passion and great affinity with our programmes is a constant source of inspiration to current students in the Oxford Brookes Business School.

Hospitality graduates and students pose for a selfie