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Welcome to the Open University at Milton Keynes

The Open University has its headquarters at Walton Hall in Milton Keynes. Around 1,200 full-time academics work at the Milton Keynes campus, along with some 250 of our 1,400 full-time and part-time postgraduate research students. Our students and academics are supported by around 4,000 administrative, technical, secretarial and student services staff. You can find out more about the OU here.

Getting to Walton Hall

Milton Keynes 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. Milton Keynes is a new city, with a spacious and clean feel. It boasts a theatre, gardens and several museums and art galleries. For more information, including accommodation and eating out, click here.

Accommodation during the conference will be at the Kents Hill Park centre. Unless you book accommodation elsewhere, please check in at Kents Hill first. Here’s the directions:   http://kentshillpark.com/ContactUs/Howtofindus.aspx

The centre is a short walk from the Open University. Mini-busses will be available for some phases of the conference. If you have mobility problems please let us know in advance.

If you’re coming by car, our address is:

The Open University
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes

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

Click here for a map of the campus.