Oxford Brookes University is known for its athletics and social activities. Oxford students compete against the Reading Knights (the University of Reading) in Varsity every year. An Oxford student has access to a variety of clubs and sports clubs. In this post, we will look at what is available at the university. It will discuss why being involved is important for healthy student life.

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This university is listed in the top 50 of the QS world university rankings. It is among the world elite in 13 subjects (QS, 2021).

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Oxford Brookes has a variety of sports clubs that you can get involved with. Here’s a rundown of everything they have to offer:

  • American Football
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Mountaineering And Climbing
  • Cheerleading
  • Cricket
  • Cricket
  • Equestrian
  • Fencing
  • Football
  • Futsal
  • Golf
  • Judo
  • Swimming
  • Trampolining
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Watersports
  • And Many More!

Varsity

Every year, the varsity is held at either the Centre for Sport, Headington Campus, or Reading University’s Whiteknights Campus. Varsity is the most important sports event of the year! Athletes participate in 21 different sports, ranging from American Football to Ultimate Frisbee. When you win a game, you receive points. The teams battle for the prestigious Varsity trophy.

Everyone is free to watch. Go watch some fantastic sports while cheering on your friends, teammates, and university classmates. Whatever your motivation, it’s a fantastic day out that celebrates everything wonderful about being a student at either Oxford Brooks or the University Of Reading.

Oxford Student Societies

Oxford Brookes has a variety of societies that you can get involved with. Here’s a rundown of everything they have to offer:

  • Law
  • History
  • Chess
  • LGBTQ+
  • Quidditch Club
  • Rounders
  • Songwriting
  • Vegan
  • Yoga
  • Women’s Student’s Network
  • African Caribbean Society
  • Literature
  • Brooks Ice
  • Drama
  • Environmental Network
  • Geography
  • And Many More!

The Advantages Of Joining A Society/Sporting Club

If you’re an Oxford student, join a society. Societies meet weekly or monthly so you will be busy. Do something you’re passionate about! Get out of your shell by trying out something you’ve never done before. It’s a terrific opportunity to meet people who share your interests, and you’ll see them regularly. Attending a society will make you feel like a true member of your university’s community. It is a great way to meet people across your campus.  Join the committee of your society if you want to be a leader.

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As with societies, you should make use of Oxford Brooke’s sports clubs. Regular participation in sports keeps you fit.  It makes you more sociable with other students at your university. You will be a part of everything that happens with that specific sports group. Like Varsity, you will have the opportunity to compete against other universities, and you will benefit from this experience.


To learn more about how to get involved at university, visit this page!

This post should have given you some ideas for societies and sports clubs that you may join as an Oxford Brookes student! Take part in what you can, as it will enrich your university experience.