• Brookes Gym
    • Brookes People Awards to recognise and celebrate staff who do outstanding work which demonstrates our Guiding Principles.

    The University has a number of Staff Networks and Forums to connect and support staff, based on shared identity, experience or interest. More details for the LGBTQ+ Staff Forum, BAME Staff Network, Staff Disability Network and Carers' Forum are available here.

    Contact Jane Butcher:

    • Free entrance to Botanical Gardens and Harcourt Arboretum with Oxford Brookes staff card.

    • Blenheim Palace offers an exclusive 30% discount for Oxford Brookes employees.  See discount code on the intranet. This discount is valid on pre-booked tickets only and not available on the gate. You must also bring your Oxford Brookes staff ID card with you when you visit the palace. If your ID card doesn’t have a photograph of yourself on it, you will also need to produce another form of ID such as a driving licence or passport. The offer is applicable to family bookings and you are able to upgrade your ticket to an annual pass when you visit the palace. Please note, that not all events are included in the discounted day ticket price.  Please click here for more details. 

    • During current COVID restrictions, it is advisable to check our opening times.  Everyone who visits, whether that is paid, as an Annual Pass Holder or as part of our partner agreements where another membership card or organisation pass is shown - in future must have a time slot pre-booked from our website, as well as a valid paid ticket/annual pass/agreed arrangement. We cannot accept anyone without as it is essential we can manage capacities for everyone’s safety.

    • As a member of Brookes, you will also have access to a range of other benefits, including: Santander, Merlin attractions and Discounts at various local retailers.

    • Canon Corporate Discounts Programme

    • Eurodrive - Oxford Brookes Staff Receive discount off any Personal Hire or Vehicle Servicing

    • Apple Educational discount  

    • Gardiners Opticians, Headington, free eye test and discount on prescriptions for work use

    • Exclusive Roots are looking at spreading the word about the work their charity does in Africa, as well as promote the Fair trading products they sell in store. This they can do through offering our staff/students 10% discount by an email with an attached flyer showing them where they are based, or posters around the University. If we are interested in working further than this, they can look at holding day sales on our campus, getting involved with Fresher's Fairs, or providing work placements to students interested in fair trade; sustainability; charitable work; art & design.

    • 10% discount at Zaneta lichnova hair salon Cowley Road

    • 1. 10% Flat Discount on All items of furniture/ furnishing/lighting 2. Premium Delivery Service – Two Man with White Gloves worth £99.99 for FREE, 3. First Dab on Clearance and end of line items, 4. Free Wood Care Kit worth £40 with Every Order. Anuuj Kohli, Director of Oak Furniture House and an Alumni of Oxford Brookes, please quote - Brookes Staff 121252 when placing the order. For more information see below or call us on 01235 834831

    • 10% discount on any of our bathroom products whilst using the promotion code BROOKES10 at checkout for Alumni and Staff. T&C applies. Bathroom Takeaway offers a wide selection of affordable bathroom products including stylish bathroom suites, designer radiators and luxury showers. For your information see our website:

    • Up to 45% discount on RAC breakdown cover is offered to all Brookes employees and their families. Visit the Vehicle Benefit website and enter the following company code and passcode: Company code: CSHARE; Passcode: RAC101.


    • The University makes long-service awards to colleagues who have work for Brookes for 10,15, 20 and 25 years. It contributes to a celebration event for those completing 25 years. Contact HR


    The university also benefits from having a dedicated branch and team on the Headington campus. The branch is open Monday to Friday between the hours of 10:00 - 18:00, with the exception of Wednesdays 10:00 - 17:00. For further details, please visit the Santander Universities Website. Santander Universities provide a variety of exclusive benefits and offers for the staff of Oxford Brookes University.  


    • Access to catering and food that is offered. /catering/
    • 10% off hand-crafted drinks when staff bring their own mug
    • Yoyo is a completely free mobile payment and rewards app that you can use at Oxford Brookes

    Yoyo gives you:

    • In-app rewards and discounts
    • Loyalty points with every transaction
    • Digital receipts and easier track of spending
    • Fast and secure mobile payments

    Conferences - Oxford Brookes Venues

    • Oxford Brookes Venues provide simple, clean single en suite rooms with free wifi to match a wide range of personal and business needs year round. All of our accommodation choices come with a shared kitchen with all the basic essentials. As a staff member you are entitled to a 20% discount, simply enter 'STAFFOBV' into the promotion code when making a booking. For more information and to place a booking please click on the following link:




    Print Room

    • Brookes Print offer a service for non Brookes staff and non Brookes printing. Price list and/or estimates available on request: Nothing too small call in for details, email or ring x3066 for more info


    • Staff can send personal mail and packages from Gipsy Lane post room
    • Free registration on the Workplace Challenge enabling staff to monitor their activity, take part in challenges, win prizes and access a range of offers for an active and healthy lifestyle. Staff can access discounted membership options, facilities and a number of specialist services such as personal training, strength and conditioning, nutritional advice - and a diverse range of Fitness and Performance classes.
    • Stay up to date with our services on offer via our social media feeds @BrookesSport @BrookesPerform @BrookesActive or
    • Facilities open 7 days/week across two campuses and include Climbing Wall, Swimming Pool, Astro Turf pitches, Activity Studios, Sports Hall, Gyms, Cafe and Sports Bar (with wifi access)

    Cycling offers

    Bus offers

    • The BROOKESkey allows all staff to £1.20 one way trips on most bus services in the city, £10 return to london x90 service and oxford tube as well as discounts to Heathrow and Gatwick. There is an £8 administration fee for the production of a BROOKESkey.
    • Apply at
    • Discounts on bus annual passes on Stagecoach and Oxford Bus Company passes: Staff qualify for discounts on many annual bus pass products and can get annual passes for the BROOKESbus.

    Train discounts

    • 15% discounts on First Great Western train services for easit card holders
    • 10% discounts on Cross Country trains services for NUS Extra card holders. Sign up for the card at (You do not have to be a student)

    Staff interest free public transport loans


    • The EasitCARD is a discount travel card available to Brookes staff (not available from Swindon station).
    • The EasitCARD offers a variety of incentives and discounted travel offers for travel by rail, cycle, car and bus.
    • To apply for this card please visit -
    • Details of current Easit incentives can be found at the at

    Car club

    Intersite Travel - for business use

    • Provision of intersite passes (free to staff) to encourage staff to travel between sites by the Brookes Bus. Department managers are allocated the intersite passes to issue to their faculty for intersite travel. E-Bike scheme introduced for staff to travel between campuses. All details regarding these offers can be found at
    • E-Bike scheme introduced for staff to travel between campuses.