Department of Sport, Health Sciences and Social Work

News

    • Sir Roger Bannister inspires Brookes graduates

      Sir Roger Bannister inspires Brookes graduates

      Renowned neurologist and sporting hero Sir Roger Bannister told graduating Brookes students this week that they ‘have the power to change the world’.

    • Ground-breaking Magic Camp scheme helps children’s motor skills

      Ground-breaking Magic Camp scheme helps children’s motor skills

      Life changing research is being undertaken by students and staff at Oxford Brookes University, working to support young children with hemiplegia.

    • Coaching at the Commonwealth Games

      To mark the start of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Danny Newcombe, Lecturer in Sport Science and Sports Coaching and the assistant coach for the Welsh Senior Men’s hockey team at the games, talks about how our students benefit from their lecturers coaching at an elite level.

    • Duo complete 200-mile triathlon in aid of pioneering health unit

      Duo complete 200-mile triathlon in aid of pioneering health unit

      A marathon nine-day triathlon by two unlikely athletes has raised funds for a special gym at Oxford Brookes, helping adults and children with serious medical conditions keep as fit and healthy as possible.

    • £23,000 Awarded to Community Schemes

      £23,000 Awarded to Community Schemes

      Inspirational social enterprise projects have secured a total of £23,000 in a Dragons’ Den pitch event as part of the Oxford Brookes University Social Entrepreneur Awards (OBSEA).

    • Taking the Inside Track

      A pioneering mentoring scheme was launched recently to help students develop their career in the competitive sports industry. Inside Track is designed to provide a valuable link into industry for the department's Sports Science and Sports Coaching students.

    • Oxford Brookes praised for healthcare education

      Oxford Brookes praised for healthcare education

      The Chair and Chief Executive of Health Education England toured Oxford Brookes' Faculty of Health and Life Sciences where they met students training to be the next generation of nurses, midwives, occupational therapists, paramedics and physiotherapists.

    • Brookes Student wins FA 'Outstanding Student' Award

      A former Brookes student in Sports Coaching and Physical Education, Michael Hopkins, has been presented with the prestigious award of Outstanding Student Prize for Sports Coaching and Physical Education.

    • Brookes improves in university guide rankings

      Brookes improves in university guide rankings

      Oxford Brookes has seen its ranking improve in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide.

    • Students

      Students' Academic Achievements Celebrated with Graduation Prizes

      Students and graduates from the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences were awarded prizes to celebrate their academic achievements at this year’s Graduation ceremonies, held at Oxford Brookes University in June.