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Applying to The Glasgow School of Art?

There’s more to choosing your place of study than Open Days – GSA OPEN offers a wide range of events throughout the year to help you get the right information and support at the right time.

Upcoming Events

Open Days

Our annual general introduction to the GSA for those considering undergraduate or postgraduate creative study. This is a unique opportunity to experience life at the GSA first hand, with tours of the campus, subject-specific presentations and advice on how to prepare a portfolio for art school. Come and experience working studios, meet staff and students, and visit our world-class facilities.

Follow the links below to book a place:


GSofA Singapore Open House

Follow the link below to register:

An opportunity for prospective students to meet GSofA Singapore staff and find out more about top-up degree programmes in Communication Design and Interior Design, held at Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT). This event is held every January. 


Pre-Application Days

An opportunity for undergraduate applicants who would like to find out more about a specific programme to visit a specific department as part of a small specialist group. You will get the chance to ask more direct questions about your application, including advice on submitting a portfolio and your personal statement.

Follow the links below to book a place:


Campus Tours

These small tours are for anyone thinking of making an application to undergraduate or postgraduate studies at GSA and a range of dates are available throughout the year. Led by current students and alumni of GSA, they give a general introduction to the facilities at GSA. You will visit selected studios, workshop areas, student union, library and on-campus accommodation.

Tours begin at 1pm and last approximately 90 minutes. For a full list of upcoming dates and to book a place, visit our Campus Tours event page.


Portfolio Preparation

Part of GSA’s Open Studio programme, day, evening and weekend programmes available to develop your portfolio for an art school application. Follow the links below to find out more, and to book online:


Meet the GSA

Can't make it to Glasgow? The GSA takes part in a range of applicant fairs throughout the year, both in the UK and overseas, offering a chance to meet GSA staff locally, and look at your options about studying at GSA. 

For a full list of upcoming fairs for both undergraduate and postgraduate applicants, visit the GSA OPEN events page here.