About Oxford Brookes University

Overlooking the dreaming spires of Oxford only four miles from the centre, the closed green Oxford Brookes University campus of Harcourt Hill is spacious and set in beautifully landscaped grounds. Apart from being one of the most distinguished university cities in the world, Oxford has plenty of museums, theatres, cinemas and shops making it an ideal location for aspiring students.

Recommended ages: 12-17 (students younger than 12 not accepted)

Oxford -  home to Oxford Brookes University

Oxford – home to Oxford Brookes University

Oxford Brookes University – Programme Highlights

  • One full day and four half day excursions to Oxford by public bus including an entrance to a University of Oxford College
  • Professional guided tour of the historic Oxford city centre
  • Full day excursion to London with ‘Politics and Royalty’ walking tour and visit to the National Gallery or the British Museum
  • Full day excursion to Stratford-Upon-Avon with walking tour of the city and entrance to Shakespeare’s Birthplace
  • Onsite activities including fun outdoor challenges, movie night, Colour Run and dance and drama workshops


  • Single en-suite bedrooms arranged along corridors of 6-8 rooms
  • Maximum sharing one bedroom: 1
  • Rooms are all recently refurbished to a high standard and all include a desk for private study
  • Each accommodation block has a communal kitchen which can be used as a social space


  • London Heathrow

    50 mins

  • London Gatwick

    1hr 40mins

  • London Stansted

    1hr 45mins

Oxford Brookes University, Oxford


  • Four miles from the city centre with bus stop located on campus
  • Single en-suite study bedrooms arranged in flats
  • Kitchen facilities/social spaces in every accommodation block
  • Student Union space used for discos and karaoke
  • Excellent onsite sports facilities including extensive sports fields, swimming pool and indoor sports hall
  • Fitness suite available for group leaders
  • Starbucks cafe/coffee stand open during the day
  • Newly renovated dining and socialising area