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Keeping you updated with events, news, and activities from this beautiful and vibrant city.
Make the most of your experience being an international student at Oxford Brookes. Our university is located in a sublime location, the city of Oxford is full of green spaces, social spots and a wide variety of cultural events.
Something for every taste (and budget!), get your comfy shoes (or fancy ones, it depends), get lost, discover and enjoy!
The city centre of Oxford can be covered on foot. You'll find plenty fascinating historic sites to visit! Here some suggestions of Oxford best-loved landmarks:
Full list of Oxford Colleges and their websites
Oxford is a paradise for foodies. The whole city is full of nice cafes and restaurants, however you will find a wide variety in two main areas, Cowley Road and Jericho. It is a long list, here some of our recommendations on independent coffee
shops and charming restaurants. But remember, the best way to discover the best places is exploring the city, getting lost. Enjoy!
Pubs, a blend of tradition, British culture and student life. Discover the oldest pubs in Oxford, learn about their fascinating History and famous patrons.
Some recommendations here:
Some recommendations here to go for nice walks in beautiful outdoor spaces. Good for the mind and the soul, enjoy!
Some independent and charming cinemas here:
Perfect one day trip in Oxfordshire, very easy to reach from Oxford city centre by bus, only 20 minutes.
Home to the 12th Duke of Marlborough and his family and the birth place of Sir Winston Churchill, Blenheim Palace is a UNESCO World Heritage Site boasting a long and diverse history.
The S3 bus service to Woodstock runs every 30 minutes from Oxford train station and Oxford's Gloucester Green bus station to the gates of Blenheim Palace. Please ask the bus driver to identify the appropriate stop.
Oxford Bus Company's 500 service leaves from Oxford Parkway and stops at Blenheim Palace and Woodstock.
Keep an eye on their website for updates of events and activities at Blenheim Palace during the year.