Health and wellbeing

We recognise that wellbeing is fundamental to a positive staff experience. With excellent sporting facilities and access to a variety of wellbeing services Oxford Brookes’ employees are well looked after. 

Brookes Sport

Oxford Brookes University staff are entitled to discounted memberships and can benefit from from all the great facilities Brookes Sport has to offer, including:

  • Gyms facilities at Headington and Harcourt Hill
  • A comprehensive timetable of fitness classes
  • Brookes Climb, at the Centre for Sport in Headington - offering the largest climbing facility in the county
  • Outdoor and indoor pitches and courts, available for competition or casual hire
  • Sports bar and cafe with Sky Sports at Headington

Staff can also take part in various activities organised as part of our Brookes Active initiative.

Image showing a sports field, part of Oxford Brookes University's sports centre


  • Medical and Dental Care – we have a dentist onsite with both drop-in and bookable appointments.
  • Occupational health service
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) – a confidential and free wellbeing support service for staff
  • Eye tests