Welcome Weekend

Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 September 2022

Whether you are a student moving into halls, commuting or living in Oxford, there will be a wide range of welcome events and support services available at the Headington Campus for all our new students.

The Events calendar has all the information about what is happening on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18, including campus and shopping tours for international students, welcome sessions for our exchange students and Brookes Union events. You can see all Brookes Union Freshers week events on the Brookes Union website.

Welcome Weekend events

Fair in the Forum

Come to the Fair in the Forum to learn more about the wide range of support services and opportunities available to you as a new Oxford Brookes student. Visit the stalls, meet the teams and ask your questions.

  • Saturday and Sunday, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • The Forum, John Henry Brookes Building

Students in the Forum, John Henry Brookes Building

Brookes Union Welcome Event

All new students are invited to join us for free food and giant games in the central courtyard. Don't miss out - it's the perfect opportunity to meet some new people and settle into life at Oxford Brookes.

  • Saturday, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Central courtyard between the Clerici Building and John Henry Brookes Building

Students at the Brookes Union welcome event

Getting help during Welcome Weekend

Induction Team

To help you get ready for your Induction Week and settle into Brookes, our Induction Team will be available all weekend at the Reception for New Students on the Headington Campus. We will also have our Zoom Room and phone line available from Monday 12 September to answer any questions you may have about starting at Brookes and make sure you get the support you need.

Online Enrolment Team

If you need help with completing your online enrolment, our Online Enrolment Team will be available to chat in our Zoom Room or by email and phone from Wednesday 31 August 2022.

Our Zoom Room and email will also be available during Welcome Weekend to help you get enrolled.

International Student Advice Team

The International Student Advice Team will be here to welcome and support new students arriving in the UK. There will be events and workshops to help you understand UK culture and make the most of your time in the UK.

The International Student Meeting Point will be open from 10am to 3pm over the weekend. The International Student Helpers are here to answer any questions you have. Find us in the Forum, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus.

Come to JHBB 108 (Lecture Theatre), John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus on Sunday 18 September for your official welcome from ISAT:

  • 2:00pm: ISAT introduction session for undergraduate students (EU and international)
  • 3:00pm: ISAT introduction session for postgraduate students (EU and international)

Are you an exchange student? Please come to JHBB 108 (Lecture Theatre) at 4:00pm for your welcome session with the Global Exchanges team.

Other support

We have an extensive support network at Brookes. If you have a question or concern which isn't covered by any of the teams on this page, check our Supporting You page for a full list of support teams and services who can help you.