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Open Days and Campus Tours

Are you thinking of studying at The Glasgow School of Art?

The Glasgow School of Art (GSA) has a unique studio culture amongst art schools and we offer a range of opportunities for prospective undergraduate and postgraduate students to visit us throughout the year, online and in person, to get an idea of what that looks and feels like to study here.

Whether you're unsure about whether art school is for you, or you're looking at continuing your practice with us GSA Open is our year-wide programme of exhibitions, open days, community events, lectures, and drop-in sessions.

Campus Tours

Come and visit us for one of our in-person Campus Tours to learn more about the school and the city of Glasgow, and start imagining your future studying with us. Whether you are planning to study Fine Art, Design, Architecture, or Innovation and Technology, Undergraduate or Postgraduate, we can tailor our tour to meet your interests.

The Glasgow School of Art, Reid Building.

All our tours are led by a team of Student Ambassadors who have first-hand experience of life at GSA. You will have access to view a number of studio and workshop areas on our Garnethill Campus, as well as spending time in our community areas such as our Halls of Residence, Library, and Refectory. Our guides will also show you around the immediate area of Garnethill to give you a flavour of the community that we are a part of. Book a tour via our Eventbrite page here.

Open House

Open House is The Glasgow School of Art's series of open days where prospective applicants can tour our studios, workshops, halls, and meet with programme staff and current students,. It sits within our wider programme of GSA Open events.

When you visit one of our Open House events you'll have access to a curated programme of talks and events and will get to meet our Students' Association; Schools of Fine Art, Design, Architecture, and Innovation and Technology; Support Departments and much more.

Open House is free to attend, but prospective applicants usually have to book in advance, and we offer different dates focused on undergraduate and postgraduate study.

Keep an eye on our socials and sign up for our mailing list to be notified of forthcoming Open House events.

Get ready for study at The Glasgow School of Art

If you're offered a place at The Glasgow School of Art, we have a range of preparatory sessions for incoming students to ask questions about arrival to Glasgow or Forres, integration into our Creative Network, and any other concerns you might have when planning your move.

For international applicants, we organise pre-departure sessions for students to plan their trip before leaving for Glasgow.

Off campus events

We regularly take part in UCAS events in the UK, and student fairs around the world – a great opportunity to meet with our staff and student representatives and ask us questions about The Glasgow School of Art's unique studio environnment.

Our China Office is also open year-round as a dedicated point of contact for prospective applicants and members of our Creative Network.

Whether you're beginning your applicant journey and only starting to think about whether art school is for you; or you've accepted an offer to study at The Glasgow School of Art - GSA Open runs throughout the year. Follow us on Threads, Instagram, LinkedIn and Vimeo for news from across our Creative Network. 

Sign-up to GSA Open below to be notified immediately of new events.

If you require more information in the meantime please contact the GSA recruitment team at