The only university in Northern Ireland dedicated to distance learning, we are open to people, places, methods and ideas. We are proud to be rated as the number one university in Northern Ireland for overall student satisfaction for the last 15 years*.
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 are here to help individuals, local business, the community and the economy of Northern Ireland.
*NSS Student Survey 2019
At the OU, we’re committed to using our expertise in online education to help our students, staff, alumni and society navigate the new ‘normal’ created by the coronavirus pandemic. Check out our coronavirus hub for a diverse range of information.
The Open University’s mission to be open to people, places, methods and ideas sets us apart from other universities globally. We are enormously proud to promote educational opportunity and social justice by focusing on transforming the design, content and delivery of flexible open learning.
The Open University has partnered with the Department for the Economy to offer a range of free training to help you improve your skills and wellbeing.
For general enquiries / reception,
call +44 (0) 2890 245025
The Open University,
110 Victoria Street,
Belfast, BT1 3GN
Building is currently closed to the public