In September 1990, Emma Parker jumped in her mum’s car and drove the 70 miles to Oxford Polytechnic from her home in Salisbury – determined not to miss out on the course she had set her heart on despite falling short of the grades she needed.
Hadil Louz is the eighth student to receive the Gaza Scholarship. Observe caught up with one of the scholarship’s founders, Sir Iain Chalmers, to find out how he and fellow Oxford Brookes honorary graduate, Dr Paul Brankin got it started.
Anne Youngson ’10 studied MA Creative Writing at Oxford Brookes after retiring. She has been shortlisted for a Costa First Novel Award and won the Society of Authors’ Paul Torday Memorial Prize.
Oxford Brookes is a long-standing champion of Fair Trade and in 2019 awarded Erinch Sahan, CEO of the World Fair Trade Organization, an honorary doctorate. Erinch spoke to Observe about sustainable ways of doing business that give economically marginalised and …
Siobhan Hall ’16 studied for a Paramedic Emergency Care foundation degree and is currently working for South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS).
Anne-Marie Faulkner is an Adult Nursing student who, thanks to the Tessa-Jane Evans Bursary, is fulfilling her dream of helping others.
Emily-Rose Vaughan-Fowler ’13 studied for a Nursing Diploma and is currently working as a Clinical Research Nurse.
The role of Director of Estates and Campus Services at Oxford Brookes is an important one, a broad portfolio, which includes maintaining the estate and providing other services essential to the smooth running of the University. Plus, the role requires …
Professor Helen Dawes’ research is benefiting children and adults with disorders including cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis and autism. Discover how she used a rowing adventure to provide new insights into Parkinson’s.
Leadership in the legal profession needn’t be an all-male club, as Keily Blair ’03 of PwC proves, and she is determined other women are able to progress their careers in a variety of sectors. Keily Blair is running late, allowing …