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Oxford Brookes University

Oxford is a great place to be a student. It is a world-famous city and few others can match its vibrant mix of culture, heritage and innovation in everything from business and the arts to technology and the environment. More than 4,000 students from over a hundred different countries worldwide choose to study at Oxford Brookes every year and British students value the academic and cultural contributions international students make to classroom discussion and lectures. 

You will find yourself in a friendly and supportive environment at Oxford Brookes, where staff are happy to help and take time with every student. Many international students remark on how invaluable their tutors' input has been both academically and personally and what a difference this makes during their study abroad experience.  

While you are studying at Oxford Brookes you will want to visit other areas of England and Oxford is a great base for doing that. If you want to visit London it's only an hour away by train and there are also cheap, frequent buses to and from the capital that run 24 hours a day. The excellent regional transport system makes it easy to visit other major cities as well as the stunning countryside of the Chiltern Hills or the Cotswolds.

You can expect to experience the following if you choose to attend Oxford Brookes University for your UK Study program:


Oxford Brookes can trace its origins back to 1865 as the Oxford School of Art. The City of Oxford is a world-famous student city, with a reputation for being safe, clean and friendly whilst being a short train or bus ride from London. There are plenty of historic sites in the area, including Blenheim Palace, as well as a huge amount of green space. You will be joining a university community of more than 18,000 students where international students represent 120 countries. Study abroad students benefit from additional international support services such as airport meet and greets, accommodation check in support, specialized international welcome orientation and activities to help you settle into your study abroad experience.  

Campus Life 

The student union is responsible for running all the sports and society clubs for students, including study abroad, to get involved with. This is a perfect opportunity to meet students outside of your classes and residence halls. Oxford Brookes has three Oxford city campuses, providing you with all the facilities, services and support you need. They have recently invested in developing teaching and learning facilities to meet the needs of 21st century students. 


Oxford Brookes is currently amongst the UK’s highest ranked modern universities. As such, the university offers a mixture of vocational and theoretical courses including Automotive Engineering, Motorsport Technology and Politics. Degree programs are spread across 17 faculties giving you an array of course options. UK universities expect students to self-manage their time between lectures, tutorials and independent study hours. Additional support services are available for study abroad students to help you adjust to the UK higher education system and be successful in your study abroad. 


Study abroad students are offered housing with all our UK university partners, provided you apply by the deadline. The university has spent a lot on its on-campus accommodation, with more than half its halls less than 10 years old, offering varying prices depending on location, style and length of stay, so please speak with an advisor directly. Living in University housing is a great way to meet new people from around the world and develop life-long relationships and fantastic travel partners!

The requirements to study abroad in the UK and apply to the program of your choice are straight forward. In order to proceed with an application you need to make sure you have the following information:

  • Academic Reference
  • Personal Statement
  • Official Transcript
  • You will need to have at least a 2.8/4.0 GPA​

An Across The Pond Advisor can help you with your research and application. Want to find out more? Speak to an Expert today.


  • Fall Term: September to December 
  • Spring Term: January to May 
  • Full Year: September to May 


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Oxford is one of nine major cities named as the finalists for the European Capital of Innovation Award 2016, the European Commission announced in February. Oxford’s bid for the prize was developed by a team of partners including representatives from Oxford Brookes University.

Oxford Brookes is located is about an hour North West of London with trains and buses departing for England’s capital city multiple times an hour, all day. You could spend a lifetime just in the city of Oxford studying, debating, engaging with other students and academics as well as exploring the great English countryside of the Chiltern Hills or the Cotswolds thanks to the excellent regional transport system. If you are looking for a true English university in an historic, academic town, then Oxford Brookes is for you. 

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