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Explore Wheatley Campus
The best way to find out if Oxford Brookes is the right place for you is to explore our campuses and chat to our academic staff and current students. This Wheatley campus tour is for prospective students and has been specially designed to provide you with a great way to discover the facilities that will be available to you as a student here. Explore our workshops, computer laboratories, libraries, social spaces, and more.
Our tours are led by an undergraduate Student Ambassador and last approximately 45 mins each. Our Student Ambassador will share insights to their own experience at Brookes, and of course, will be on hand to answer any questions you may have.
Booking is essential so please follow the link above to reserve your place.
For the latest information on parents/carers, parking, health and safety, and more, please visit our Campus Tours page.
Oxford Brookes campus tours are available for:
- Harcourt Hill Campus
- Headington Campus
- Marston Road site
- Wheatley Campus
Book your place
PLEASE NOTE: Disabled badge holders must pre-book a space on campus by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org with your vehicle registration number and any details of your requirements. We will then be able to allocate a car parking space, and can make any other arrangements for you as necessary.
Available car parks:
- Wheatley Campus car park (OX33 1HX) Free parking is available on a first come, first served basis.
- Thornhill Park & Ride (OX3 8DP) There will be a small charge of £2 to park at Thornhill Park & Ride.
The bus stop is situated inside the Park and Ride complex. Once you’ve parked your car, simply hop on our *FREE BROOKESbus service which will take you straight to campus.
The Thornhill Park & Ride is serviced by the 400 BROOKESbusU1, which connects the Park & Rides with our Gipsy Lane and Headington Hill sites (Headington Campus), the city centre and Harcourt Hill and Wheatley Campuses. The 400 BROOKESbusU1 runs from 7.45am throughout the day and into the evening. If you are visiting the Marston Road site, you can get the U1B BROOKESbus service directly there from Thornhill Park & Ride (via Headington campus). The U1B runs from 8.00am, with the last return service to Thornhill departing Marston Road at 4.20pm.
*Free travel is only valid on the 400 BROOKESbusU1, U1B and 100 BROOKESbusU5 services during our Open and Applicant Day events. Standard bus fares apply when attending all other Oxford Brookes events.
Postcode: OX33 1HX
Motorists travelling northbound on the M40 should leave at junction 8, signposted Oxford A40. Take the A418, signposted to Thame and Aylesbury. Follow the signs to Wheatley and then follow the signs for "Brookes University, (Wheatley Campus)".
Motorists travelling southbound on the M40 should leave at Junction 8A and follow the signs for Oxford, then Wheatley and then follow the signs for "Brookes University, (Wheatley Campus)".
For motorists coming from Oxford, follow signs to London (A40), exit the dual carriageway at the Wheatley sign. Then follow the signs for Wheatley and then "Brookes University, (Wheatley Campus)".
There are direct train services to Oxford from London and many other UK towns and cities. Please only use Oxford railway station in the city centre, not Oxford Parkway as it is not serviced by our free BROOKESbus.
You can get the 400 BROOKESbusU1 bus from just outside the train station in Frideswide Square directly to Headington Campus, as well as into the city centre and to Harcourt Hill and Wheatley campuses. For buses in the direction of Headington and Wheatley, you will need to go to stop R7 Frideswide Square. For buses towards Harcourt, you will need to go to stop R8 Frideswide Square.
Birmingham, Coventry, Leeds and Sheffield all have direct coach links to Gloucester Green coach station in the city centre. From other UK cities you will need to change. Find more information at National Express.
To go directly to Wheatley Campus from Gloucester Green, it is a 5 minute walk to the city centre where you can catch a 400 BROOKESbusU1 to the campus. Catch the bus from Frideswide Square (Stop R7). Remember to show the driver your digital Open Day Guide for free travel on all BROOKESbus services for you and your guests on the day.
*Please note that the BROOKESbus times and services may change closer to the event date and that these times do not reflect the time that may be spent getting to bus stops and waiting for buses. Please allow plenty of time to travel between campuses.*
Here are some estimated journey times by BROOKESbus for travelling to and around Wheatley Campus on open day. The 400 BROOKESbusU1 runs throughout the day and into the evening.
- Thornhill Park & Ride to Wheatley: 10 minutes
- Wheatley to Headington Campus: 30 minutes
- Wheatley to Harcourt Hill Campus: 1 hour
- Wheatley to city centre: 40 minutes
- Oxford railway station to Wheatley Campus: 50 minutes
Remember to show the BROOKESbus driver your digital Open Day Guide for free travel for you and your guests. Free travel is only valid on the 400 BROOKESbusU1, U1B and 100 BROOKESbusU5 services.