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Oxford Brookes officially opens Swindon Campus

Lord Joel Joffe and the Vice-Chancellor opening the new Swindon Campus

In early February the University celebrated the official opening of its new campus in Swindon.

Last summer Oxford Brookes moved from its former site in Swindon, to a new, larger campus as part of a £10 million investment over the next decade.

The campus teaches adult nursing and operating department practice as well as a range of continuing professional development courses. It has a new library, high-quality teaching spaces, skills labs and spaces to further support collaboration and research.

The building is named the Joel Joffe building after long-time Swindon resident and former human rights lawyer Lord Joel Joffe, who sadly passed away in June this year.

In a tribute to Lord Joffe, Vice-Chancellor Professor Alistair Fitt said: “I had the privilege of getting to know Joel in the past year and it was immediately apparent to all who met him what an exceptional figure he was. It was a special occasion for Oxford Brookes to pay tribute to him as he attended the official opening of the Joel Joffe building, named in his honour.”

Photograph by Mark Bassett

Our Swindon Campus is part of the new Oxford School of Nursing and Midwifery.
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