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Student Orientated

I’ve been a student for a few months now and the main positive I’ve found is that this university... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
Reading, United Kingdom
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Training and training

Didn't even know that there was another university in Oxford, but here we are, Brookes university... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
Ashford, United Kingdom
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19 Feb 2018
“Student Orientated ”
4 Feb 2018
“Training and training ”
Oxford is not the only university in town: Brookes is the "other" university that enjoys a healthy rivalry with its older counterpart.
Gipsy Lane | Headington, Oxford OX3 0BP, England
+44 1865 741111
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Newish university building. If i went here as a student I would probably live everyday wishing I was at the real university and not this place for wannabees who say they go to oxford but fear a follow up question.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

I’ve been a student for a few months now and the main positive I’ve found is that this university has a very student orientated approach. I don’t feel as if I’m at the bottom of the university hierarchy. The lecturers I have are very thought-provoking...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank ReviewerNo7
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Didn't even know that there was another university in Oxford, but here we are, Brookes university near to Headington in Oxford.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank rayrest
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Lovely to be able to experience the enthusiasm of the students, from the waiting staff through to the chefs. The 'trainee manager' wanted feedback, and asked for honesty - so creative criticism was encouraged too

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Anne-Marie W
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

What a great experience my 2 children had on the recent half term cookery class. The quality of food was great... my children loved it and can’t wait to go back.. thank you to all the staff at Brooke’s... amazing! Will definitely book them for...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank kwfg8
Reviewed 23 October 2017

The food was imaginative and carefully presented but the best part was the feeling of being involved in the development of the students. Our waiter (first year student) explained that he and his fellow students would be alternating between service and kitchen duties during their...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Carol G
Reviewed 28 August 2017

I did my MSc at Oxford Brookes University in 2015-2016 in hospitality Management. Some of the facilities are really modern and good (like John Henry Brookes building), some of the other facilities have been neglected and are lived in. They are sometimes badly maintained. There...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank AceBabybash
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Having taken family and friends here we found everyone to be helpful and friendly very busy but still good service and easy to navigate through all the old buildings Lovely weather made the day

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank lloydjones36
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

A very close knitted school with great facilities.our tour guide was si knowledgeable and friendly. It was a great experience

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Lucy A
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Our friends daughter was studying for a degree here and part of the last year was to organise a evening meal at the restaurant. The menu is understandably limited and was pre selected. The evening was a success the food good and the service hit...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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