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Address: Gipsy Lane Campus | Headington, Oxford OX3 0BP, England
Phone Number: 44-1865-741111
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Description: Oxford is not the only university in town: Brookes is the "other...
Oxford is not the only university in town: Brookes is the "other" university that enjoys a healthy rivalry with its older counterpart.
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On arriving at Oxford Brookes University I was greeted ( for want of a better word) by a northern pasty-loving muppet of a man. Obviously i had no complaint of his aesthetical... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2013
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Visited the Wheatley Campus Cafe, and was disappointed to be charged nearly two pounds for a paper cup with a tea bag in it! In other Cafes you can get table service, and a proper pot and cup and saucer for less than this. I thought these places were meant to be subsidised to help the students, not rip them... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Very lovely place to visit with free daily tours. Great place to study aswell with a great community feeling

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Poole, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

A friendly caring community where nothing was too much trouble. It was a very Hot day but most enjoyable.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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168 reviews 168 reviews
114 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

I have to admit I was surprised to find an entry in Tripadvisor for Oxford Brookes University, as an attraction. This is not really an attraction, it is a university. People from outside of the university can walk around the buildings and facilities for free as no one stops you from doing so but then you could walk down any... More 

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Moselle, Mississippi
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

We didn't get to go in any of the buildings or library or museum because testing was in process. So everyone had to be quiet even on the grounds. We did get to walk about and admire the architecture and speculate on the history. It's a lovely campus to see even from the outside. We walked about for most an... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
29 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

On arriving at Oxford Brookes University I was greeted ( for want of a better word) by a northern pasty-loving muppet of a man. Obviously i had no complaint of his aesthetical appearance but I found his attendance to customer service somewhat questionable. I do expect a higher standard of customer care when attending such an institution. Were there not... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

I think it was so inspiring I went with my daughter and I to this building we took a coach and it takes you right in front of the university, it was really big and I am so happy that I shared the experience with my youngest daughter, it's like a special bonding moment. BUT there is a problem the... More 

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Oxford
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159 reviews 159 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

Probably the finest former polytechnic in Britain. Good staff, many of whom are active volunteers in Oxford's charities and good causes.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

This was a normal university with normal faclities, nothing special. Graduation was well organised but my photographer was very grumpy!!!

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

Lots of building work on campus just now, Headington Hill Hall garden is a nice place to chill at the weekend - if there isn't a wedding / function

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