Providing education, working with and within the local communities of Cumbria, Durham, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Teesside, EU (except Ireland) and Switzerland.
Students say ... "I think it is something that should be stressed - the fact that there is such good support, relatively local support"
Open to people, places, methods and ideas, The Open University provides high-quality university education to all.
For employers and individual students, whatever your learning and training needs, our local staff are available to provide information and advice to guide you onto the right course.
Once you start studying we will support you or your employees through to successful completion and achievement of the appropriate qualification.
In the North, our dedicated staff will help you make that choice.
The Open University in the North has 70 staff and 550 part-time tutors supporting the 5,500 students in the North of England. The region also supports 5,500 students across continental western Europe and has a network of 13 country co-ordinators in major cities across Europe. 150 of our tutors are based in continental western Europe.
We provide flexible support, tailored to the needs of the individual student and their area of study.