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Getting here

The Glasgow School of Art is located in the centre of Glasgow, Scotland's largest city.

The Garnethill Campus is approximately 20 minutes walk from Glasgow's Central and Queen Street mainline railway stations. The nearest local railway station is Charing Cross and the nearest subway station is Cowcaddens. The School is easily accessed from all major approach roads, including the M8 motorway, and only 20 minutes by bus or taxi from Glasgow International Airport.

Car parking in the streets surrounding the GSA is subject to a voucher system operated by the City Council (from 8am to 10pm every day). Vouchers may be purchased at local participating shops. The nearest public car parks are located at Cambridge Street, Concert Square (next to Buchanan Bus Station), Dundasvale (next to Stewart Street Police Station) or Sauchiehall Street (access via Bath Street).

The Skypark campus is located at Skypark, Finnieston, approximately 20 minutes' walk from Garnethill. A regular bus service runs between the campuses and you can find more details on travel to Skypark, including details of our student and staff shuttle bus service on our Campus Redevelopment site here or downloadable from the Skypark website here

The Hub Building is located at Pacific Quay, Glasgow Digital Media Quarter. If you are driving using the M8 motorway, take juntion 24 and follow the street signs to the Glasgow Science Centre. The Hub is located next door.

Visitors using public transport can use the SECC Exhibition Centre Train Station (Argyle Line); the variety of bus routes which serve the area and within 1km of the Hub - the following services provide connections to north and south sides of the river at regular intervals - 3, 23, 23A, 24, 25, 36, 38, 39, 54, 55, 56, 89, 90 and 121; the subway, using Cessnock Subway Station which is only a few minutes walk or cycle - the CTC/Sustrans Cycle Route passes within 500m of the hub and bike parking is available.


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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Glasgow School of Art
167 Renfrew Street
Glasgow
G3 6RQ

tel: +44(0)141 353 4500

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Glasgow School of Art
167 Renfrew Street
Glasgow
G3 6RQ

tel: +44(0)141 353 4500

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