Leading Article: Changing campuses

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The Independent Online

The redevelopment of Oxford Brookes University is not before time. As one of the better "new" universities, it is popular with students and has a good research reputation, but its buildings have been an uneven mix of structures from different eras. Now, the new vice-chancellor, Janet Beer, is getting a grip on the place. The new entrance and courtyards will create an attractive campus. But, most important, students will benefit from a new centre that includes a library and study space.