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With OU students in over 90% of all UK postal districts, the OU is never far away.

Walton Hall

Milton Keynes

The Open University has its headquarters at Walton Hall in Milton Keynes, which is 80km north of Central London

Northern Ireland

We have over 3600 students in Northern Ireland – across in every county and constituency. We promote educational opportunity and social justice by providing high-quality, university education to all who wish to realise their ambitions and fulfil their potential. We focus on widening access to higher education, irrespective of background or circumstances, and helping our employers to develop and upskill their workforces.

Republic of Ireland

The Open University has operated in Ireland for 20 years and there are currently nearly 1500 students here. We offer a wide range of courses and qualifications through supported open learning. We focus on include widening access to higher education, irrespective of background or circumstances, and helping Irish employers to develop and upskill their workforces.

The Open University in Scotland name plate

Scotland

We have 15,765 students across the whole of Scotland, from the Shetland Isles to Dumfries and Galloway. With our supported personalised open learning, you can choose to study for a degree, diploma or certificate, or take a stand-alone module. We are the most popular choice of university for flexible study in Scotland. Over half of all part-time undergraduate students in Scotland are OU students.

Wales

The Open University in Wales is the leading provider of part-time undergraduate higher education and supported distance learning across Wales.

Y Brifysgol Agored yng Nghymru yw'r prif ddarparwr addysg uwch i israddedigion rhan amser a chyfleoedd dysgu o bell â chymorth yng Nghymru

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