Jacari’s Alumni Engagement Officer, Natasha Wooldridge, writes about the student charity’s work as it approaches its 65th anniversary and asks former volunteers to reconnect. Were you involved with student charity Jacari? Jacari is an award-winning […]
From Be’er Sheva to Oxford Brookes – Auren’s life changing experience
Hotel Manager, Auren Renford talks about how the Sam Zuckerberg Israel Scholarship brought him to Oxford Brookes and changed his life.
Gaza scholarship – “like a dream come true” for Haya
In 2019, Haya Abdalhadi, received the Gaza Scholarship to study MA Development and Emergency Practice at Oxford Brookes’ renowned Centre for Development and Emergency Practice. She says receiving the scholarship was “like a dream coming […]
Jasmine’s media journey
Jasmine Patterson ‘12 talks about her journey that took her from Bermuda to Brookes to TV stardom – and why she is now returning to the UK to further develop her journalistic skills.
Keeping races running, keeping racing safe
Su Chantry, Occupational Health Public Nurse at Williams F1, refletcs on the challenges of ensuring racing can safely continue during a pandemic.
Creative technology: changing systems, winning awards, improving lives
Six years before the current pandemic, personal tragedy spurred on Renat Galyamov ‘10 encouraging him to use his computer programming, creative and entrepreneurial skills to give people in Kazakhstan the access to the information on specialists and doctors they need.
Isobel Corrie ’19 had only just completed her BSc Adult Nursing course at Oxford Brookes when her lifesaving skills were needed – on the flight home from a holiday.
Law School Alumni Prize winners
Observe caught up with prize winners, Aleks Tomaszek and Evan Schryver to ask them about their time at Brookes and what winning the Law Alumni Prize means to them.
Fearless and Empowered – Efe’s transformative life journey
“I hated my life experiences and was ashamed of my upbringing. But now I am proud of them because I changed the narrative and have become the person I want to be. And I am using that experience to empower other women to be fearless and go after the life they truly deserve.”
Oxford Brookes played a pivotal role in Efe Fruci’s inspirational success.
Finding and saving unique ecosystems
Professor Julian Bayliss turned his love of nature into a career dedicated to conserving nature – discovering new species and new rainforests. The skills he developed in his PhD at Brookes have been crucial to his work.