Alisa Stef talks about life as a queer parent, breast feeding as a non-birth mother and becoming a foster parent – and how much she loves it!
Wellness and mental health – Black perspectives
For Black History Month 2022, we asked a varied group of Oxford Brookes alumni, all of whom are black, for their perspectives and thoughts on mental health and wellness.
Overcoming tragedy and finding an enlightened path
For Black History Month 2022, Observe catches up with Brookes alumnus, Nathan John who tells his powerful and honest story – sad but also very inspiring.
From Brookes to the Arctic Circle – an artist’s journey
Rising star, Rosannagh Scarlet Esson, talks about making the transition from student to practising artist, her commitment to climate issues and her upcoming residency in the Arctic.
Our Gaza scholars
Oxford Brookes’ Gaza Scholarship was started in 2009 to “indicate to Palestinians in Gaza that they hadn’t been forgotten”. It funds students from Gaza to study for a Master’s degree at Oxford Brookes. Here is an update on the progress of some of our scholars following their time at Brookes.
Giving back to Brookes – how you can help students and recent graduates succeed in today’s job market
We are determined to support all our hard working students and recent graduates to launch the careers they deserve – and alumni can play a huge role.
Local alumni chapters – what they do and how you can join in
Local chapters bring alumni together and despite the pandemic, have gone from strength to strength in the last year.
The importance of diversity and inclusion in marketing
Watch Digital Marketing alumnus Jude Perera discuss the importance of diversity and inclusion in marketing, how he overcame prejudice and is now advising others.
Vaccine production heroes
Get the inside story on vaccine development from alumni who work in the industry, including Emma Bolam, who led the production of the Oxford / Astra Zeneca vaccine at the Jenner Institute.
Basma El Doukhi: a refugee and a Practitioner who is “a voice for the voiceless”
Basma El Doukhi talks about studying during the pandemic, her love of Oxford and the importance for women of continuing to fight for your rights and retaining hope.