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Contact and Find Us

Berrill Building on the Open University campus

Contact details for the School:

School of Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
The Open University
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes MK7 6AA

Tel: +44 (0) 1908 332943


To contact an individual please search the School's People page.

How to Find Us

We are based at The Open University headquarters at Walton Hall in Milton Keynes, which is 80km north of Central London, midway between Oxford and Cambridge, and just off the M1 motorway, linking it to Birmingham and the north of England.

The campus is 4 miles from Milton Keynes Central railway station, served by the West Coast Main Line between Birmingham and London (Euston).


Campus map

When you arrive, a campus map is available for you from Reception, also available to download. The School of Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences is situated in the Gass Building, marked number 10 on the map. 


OU Go is a 3D map guide for the Milton Keynes campus that you can download onto your mobile phone. It uses GPS data to help you navigate to specified buildings, events, car parking, cycle parking, and outdoor art exhibits. Download the app via the App Store on iTunes for iPhone users, or the Google Play store for Android users


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