Lisa Ward ’10 is the CEO of OSARCC – set up in 1979 as a helpline for survivors of rape using a phone line in a living room. Forty years later, while the helpline number remains the same, OSARCC has grown from its humble beginnings.
On the homepage of his website, Daniel Baker ’97 describes himself as a “photographer, geek and more”. The word “more” is an understatement.
When the opportunity came to return to study the one subject she really loved, Lois Muddiman took it. And that brought her to Oxford Brookes.
Speaking to Observe, Alex Baker ’13 told the story of how his time as a student led to a lifelong interest in creative writing.
Harri John talks about her time at Brookes, a life-changing award and getting everyone connected, regardless of background.
Julian Woodfield ’83 recalls his Poly days, blazing a trail in computer animation, founding his own industry-leading company and getting involved in the restoration of an iconic Victorian theatre.
Haynes manuals are an iconic product. But Haynes CEO and Oxford Brookes alumnus, J Haynes ’90 has successfully transformed the company to bring new, innovative products to market – increasing growth while staying iconic. On 13 November 2018, J gave …
In 2008 Sarah Wearden ‘93 and her partner Josh received a bank loan to set up a shop on Cowley Road. As Indigo approaches its tenth anniversary on 30 November, we caught up with her to chat about its ethos, her memories of Brookes and her struggle with depression.
When the Oxford College of Technology moved to Headington in 1955, Vice-Principal John Henry Brookes described it as “setting foot in The Promised Land.” The new campus was purpose-built for a 20th-century education and as the College became Oxford Polytechnic …
Open lectures with influential guest speakers, art exhibitions in the Glass Tank and documentary screenings are amongst the regular free activities at Oxford Brookes open to all. In recent months, the University has hosted many engaging and educational events. …