Step into Spring

24 March 2021

Outdoor with trees

This April enjoy a bit of a spring clean for mind and body by adding in some activity, making your food choices a force for good or trying some new recipes.

Bike Doctor maintenance workshops and second hand bike sale

Transport Services has teamed up with the University’s Bike Doctor team to hold a number of bespoke bicycle workshops on the Headington Campus. Full details can be found on the travel webpage.

  • Understanding the bike: 20 April, 12 noon - 2.00pm, general information and essential safety
  • Stop that bike: 27 April, 12 noon - 2.00pm, an in-depth look at different types of braking systems
  • Spin that bike: 4 May, 12 noon - 2.00pm, an overview of the main four different types of transmission

Due to current government social distancing guidelines, places are limited and pre-booking for any workshop is essential, to check availability, please email:

To help support access to sustainable travel, a range of second hand bicycles will be available to purchase, details of the current bikes on sale can be found on Walton Streets Cycles' Facebook page. Oxford Brookes students and staff can receive a 10% discount off the second hand bike by showing their University ID card to the Bike Doctor team.

Hungry for change - the power is on your plate!

Find out how to make your food choices a force for good; join our panel debate to mark Earth Day on Wednesday 21 April from 6.00pm - 7.00pm.

The panel will give the audience an insight into sustainable food choices and share practical tips on how we can all make a positive difference by changing what we put on our plate.

Brookes Sport

Whether you want to feel more flexible or increase your strength and stamina, Brookes Sport is here to support you achieve your fitness goals. You can take part in online pilates or HIIT classes for free or join the Brookes Active running and cycling clubs on Strava.

Eat well - Feel Good Food: good for you, good for the planet

The University’s catering team, Gather and Gather, has developed a range of healthy option meals to help you feel good and put a spring in your step!

Join the BRIT 21 challenge

Oxford Brookes will be taking part in the BRIT 2021 challenge, aiming to collectively walk, run, cycle or swim 2021 miles over the May Bank Holiday weekend (1-3 May). The BRIT 2021 Challenge encourages as many students, and staff, to take part and unite in support of young adult mental health.