We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Oxford Brookes University

Gipsy Lane Campus | Headington, Oxford OX3 0BP, England
44-1865-741111
Website
Improve this listing
Got a photo?
Add it.
Ranked #65 of 99 attractions in Oxford
Type: Educational Sites, Religious Sites
Description: Oxford is not the only university in town: Brookes is the "other" university that enjoys a healthy rivalry with its older counterpart.
Write a Review

15 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    5
    2
    6
    2
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Poole, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Oxford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
149 reviews 149 reviews
99 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Moselle, Mississippi
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
26 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Oxford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
20 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Oxford
Top Contributor
136 reviews 136 reviews
70 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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!!!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Oxford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

Proximity to pubs good and easy to get to the centre of Oxford.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Hong Kong, China
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

It is a big university and the students there are well behaved.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Oxford Brookes University also viewed

Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oxford, Oxfordshire
 
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oxford, Oxfordshire
 

Been to Oxford Brookes University? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Oxford Brookes University, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing