Areas covered: Cumbria, Durham, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Teesside, EU (except Ireland) and Switzerland.
The Open University Regional Centre is situated at the Baltic Business Quarter, Gateshead, on the south bank of the River Tyne opposite Newcastle city centre, and close to the Baltic Campus of Gateshead College.
Number of Open University students: 11000
Number of Open University tutors: 550
Number of staff: 70
Opening hours are 08:30 to 17:00.
If you wish to discuss your current studies there is also an Advice Line outside office hours on 0870 333 1 444. The advice line operates Monday to Friday 17:00 - 20:00 and Saturday 09:00 – 17:00.