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Address: Gipsy Lane | Headington, Oxford OX3 0BP, England
Phone Number: +44 1865 741111

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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Really nice university. The buildings are lovely and the accommodation is really nice. The fact that they have a bus is also really good.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed June 3, 2015
Chichester, United Kingdom
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Sutton Coldfield
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

Well done Brookes for putting on an excellent Graduation experience. The whole event ran smoothly and the setting was lovely. The sun even shone for us after the ceremony so we could enjoy the drinks and nibbles outside on the beautiful lawns. My son has had an amazing, fulfilling 3 years, and not just academically. Thank you.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2016

Recently attended an applicant's day with my daughter. It was busy but noted efficiently working staff dealing with high volume lunchtime demand. We were greeted Louisa who explained the various venue and menu options on hard and she kindly led us to the Terrace Café. The food was really fresh and tasty and feeling refreshed and refuelled we returned to... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2015

Really nice university. The buildings are lovely and the accommodation is really nice. The fact that they have a bus is also really good.

1 Thank Flossyhn
Oxford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2015

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 

1 Thank Punter2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2014

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

2 Thank AntonySadler
Poole, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2014

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

1 Thank Pam19472014
Oxford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank SilenceNMyHeart
Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 

2 Thank Cleoface
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 

4 Thank missgmallett

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