In 2004 Observe’s predecessor, The Oak published an article on Michael McGrath’s remarkable and courageous expeditions to the North and South Poles. We are delighted to say that we have caught up with Michael for the 2019/20 edition of Observe which will …
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.