One World Week

One World Week (OWW) is an annual celebration of the diversity and uniqueness of the many cultures and people that we have at Brookes. It is a week of internationally-themed events organised by staff and students at Oxford Brookes. 

One World Week 2019 is coming soon!


Check out last year's line-up below...



Postcards to the World

Send a postcard to the world. Tell us where you're from, where you've been and where you'd love to travel to. Watch our muliticultural Brookes community appear. 

Union Square, JHBB


Food at Brookes

The Terrace in the JHBB will be serving internationally-themed food all week. 


Kabbadi - 12:00 - 13:00

Sports Hall (Brookes Sport)


Welcome Event - 12:30 

The children of Windmill School perform an opening piece for One World Week. 

Forum, JHBB


Fastelaven (Scandinavian Festival) - 14:00 - 17:00

Union Hall, JHBB (Nordic Society)


Salsa, Bachata and Merengue Dance - 18:00 - 19:00

Union Hall, JHBB


Capoeira - 18:45 - 19:30

Sports Centre (Brookes Sport)


Cultural Dress - 11:00 - 14:00

Union Square, JHBB (Various societies) 


Meditation - 12:00 - 12:30

Garden Room Buckley (BCK. G.20), Mulitfaith Chaplaincy


International Coffee and Cakes - 12:00 - 14:00

Clerici, Business School 


Cultural Fair - 15:00 - 18:00

Union Hall, JHBB (African-Carribean Society)


Baking around the world - 17:00 - 19:00

(Baking Society)


An Introduction to Mindfulness - 17:15

Headington Hill Hall (ISAT)


International Karaoke - 18:30 - 20:00

Union Bar, JHBB (ISAT)


Zumba - 19:00 

Sports Centre (Brookes Sport)


Want to see the world? - 11:00 - 14:00

Forum, JHBB (Careers Service)


International Lunch - 12:00 - 13:30 

Forum, JHBB (Various societies)


Craftivism workshop in aid of Mind - 13:00 - 15:00

Garden Room, Buckley, BCK. G.20, Mulitfaith Chaplaincy


Asylum in the UK: LGBT and experience of the UK asylum system - 18:00  - 19:00

JHBB Lecture Theatre (LGBT+ staff and students)

Calligraphy around the world -11:00 - 14:00

Union Square (Various societies)


Henna - 11:00 - 14:00

Union Square (Islamic Society)


Judo - 12:00 - 13:00

Studio, Sports Centre (Brookes Sport)


Body Combat - 13:00 - 13:45

Brookes Sport


Meditation - 17:00 - 17:30

Garden Room Buckley, Multifaith Chaplaincy


Zumba - 17:00 - 17:45

Sports Centre (Brookes Sport)


International Evening - 17:45 - 19:00

Brookes Nursery (Brookes Nursery)

Nursery parents and childrenare invited to International Evening for a trip around the world, sampling different foods and gaining a insight into different activities of the different backgroundsand culture of our nursery families.


Bollywood - 18:30 - 20:00

Kenneth Wheare Hall, Clerici, OBI

Bollywood dance class, run by an experienced Bollywood dance teacher, where you will learn a set of dance moves to authentic Bollywood music. There will also be hand art (henna) painting and Indian snacks.  


Tai Chi Demo - 12:00 - 13:00

Union Square (Chinese Society)


Nepalese Dance - 13:00 - 14:00

Union Square (Nepalese Society)


Human (film screening) 


Brookes Union Events Team


Fencing - 15:00 - 16:00

Sports Centre, Brookes Sport


Latin Dance - 20:15 - 21:00 CANCELLED

Sports Centre, Brookes Sport


Competition time

Send us your pictures of One World Week events for the chance to win a £100 Ryanair voucher. We want to see your pictures of people, objects, food, everything! To enter, simply upload your image to social media and tag it with #OneWorldBrookes. 


Want to help out?

We can always do with an extra pair of hands so if you would get involved please email us to


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