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The Glasgow School of Art

www.gsa.ac.uk

The Glasgow School of Art is internationally recognised as one of Europe's foremost higher education institutions for creative education and research in fine art, design and architecture. 

We are:

  • A creative hothouse. A small, concentrated community of committed, creative people bound together by a shared visual language and a concern for visual culture.
  • At the heart of one of Europe's most influential and creative artistic communities providing an energetic environment in which new ideas can flourish.
  • Producers of mature, confident graduates through education in fine art, design and architecture, which is practice based, face-to-face, professionally oriented and socially engaged.
  • Researchers that influence world culture by generating new knowledge through creativity and conceptual thinking.

Since the School was founded in 1845 as one of the first Government Schools of Design, as a centre of creativity promoting good design for the manufacturing industries, our role has continually evolved and redefined to reflect the needs of the communities we are part of, embracing in the late 19th century fine art and architecture education and today, digital technology. Then, as now, our vision remained the same - to provide world-class creative education and research in architecture, design and fine art that makes a significant cultural, social and economic contribution.

Key facts & figures

  • The GSA’s School of Fine Art has produced 4 Turner Prize winners, and 29% of nominees since 2005, three Beck’s Futures winners and virtually all the artists chosen to represent Scotland at the Venice Bienale since 2003.
  • The GSA has one of the highest student retention rates in the UK with a drop-out rate of only 3.1%
  • Design Week lists the GSA in its Hot 50 as leaders in design education in the UK.
  • The Mackintosh School of Architecture is consistently ranked as the top architecture school in Scotland and top 3 in the UK by the Architects’ Journal.
  • Graduate Destinations include Dyson, Apple, Pollini, Nokia, Ford, BBC, Dell, Sony, Jaguar, PWC, Rockstar Games, BAe Systems, L’Oreal, Richard Rogers Partners, Gap and Top Shop.

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Contact Info

Glasgow School of Art
167 Renfrew Street
Glasgow
G3 6RQ

tel: +44(0)141 353 4500

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Contact Info

Glasgow School of Art
167 Renfrew Street
Glasgow
G3 6RQ

tel: +44(0)141 353 4500

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