Oxford Brookes University is a new university in Oxford, England. It can trace its origins to 1865 when the former Oxford School of Art was established. The university was renamed in 1992 to honour its former principal, John Henry Brookes. The university’s School of Architecture is one of the largest in Britain. Courses in architecture, real estate management and history have earned recognition of quality. The School of Architecture is one of the largest in Britain and is consistently ranked in the top five schools in the UK. In the 2008 survey by the Architect’s Journal it was ranked fourth overall. In the QS World University Rankings 2013/14 Oxford Brookes was ranked 374. In the most recent Research Assessment Exercise, over three-quarters of the university’s research was recognised internationally, with research in law, education, the arts, sciences and health adjudged world-leading.