To help you settle into life at Brookes, we have a series of transition events before you arrive and once you are at Brookes. All pre-arrival events are online and can be accessed by anyone.
Before you start
Getting ready for Brookes - things to do before you arrive.
If you are an international student, make sure you are prepared if you are travelling into the UK and please check the Travel to the UK webpage for the most up-to-date information. Also:
If you have applied for halls, make sure you know what you need to bring and where you need to go.
If you are a commuting student, read our top tips for commuting to Brookes.
Click on the links below to be prepared for the IT systems and learning platforms you will need to use.
- Introduction to Online Learning and Communication Technology at Brookes
- Online Study Resources
- Introduction to Moodle -this will be your online learning platform
- What are Digital Capabilities - digital bite-size courses for students
- What is Student Information?
- Brookes Wifi and Internet
- Free Microsoft 365 Office for Brookes students - on your device
Induction for courses starting before 13 September
Please see dates for courses that have induction before 13 September.
These include Education, Healthcare and Foundation Art students.
Apply for your student loan
If you are looking for financial support while you study and to help pay your course fees, you can apply for student finance.
Applications will need to be approved by your parents/guardians/partner and include your household income assessment which will allow the University to assess your eligibility for a bursary. View information about fees.
Register for Inclusive Support (for disabled and dyslexic/SpLD students)
If you would like to register for Inclusive Support, please see the advice and checklist for new students. You can contact them directly at email@example.com with any queries or concerns.
If you will need adapted accommodation or assistance on campus, please let us know as soon as possible by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. You can find more detailed information for disabled students on their website.
Advice and support for new students with dyslexia and specific learning difficulties (dyslexia, dyspraxia/DCD, attention deficit disorder AD(H)D and dyscalculia). Find out how to register and what support is available by visiting the dyslexic/SpLD student pages.
How to find us
Find directions on how to get to us and detailed maps of each campus.
Book a campus tour and watch our virtual tours
You can book a campus tour now! It’s also a good time to have a look at our virtual tour and start to explore the campuses.
After the 23 August, if you have met our conditions and accepted our offer, we will email you with the details you need to complete your online enrolment. Enrolment at Brookes is all online and you will need to upload a photograph for your student card.
There will be plenty of support available to help you complete your online enrolment, with a dedicated team to contact if you have any issues. Read further details on enrolment.
Pay your tuition fees
Payment of any fees will be part of your online enrolment and you will have clear instructions on how to do this with support available if you need it. Find out more information about deposits and payment methods.
Pay your accommodation fees
The Accommodation Bureau will be in contact with you about applications for accommodation - please look out for any emails from them. Find out how you can pay your halls fee, and use our hall instalment calculator to see when and how much you will need to pay.
What you need for your room in halls
Your Google/IT account
At Oxford Brookes, you will be using the services offered by Google G Suite, this includes your Brookes email, your Google Calendar and Google Meet. Find out more about the Google G Suite apps.
Once you have completed online enrolment, you will need to set up your Brookes email account so you can access these services before you start. We will tell you how to do this and have videos for you to watch to make sure you can access all of our IT services via a PC, tablet or mobile phone. Our Induction Team will also be available online to talk you through anything you need help with. We will make sure you are ready to join Brookes and start your course.
Register with our Medical Centre or local doctor
Registering with a doctor is important to make sure you can access the service as soon as you need to. We also have a dentist on Headington Campus.
Please read: Important information on the Meningitis ACWY vaccine.