Glasgow School of Art

Margaret Robertson

Student Support Manager
0141 353 4509

The information on this page was last updated on 20 April 2021.

The details of support available can change, so before you apply it's best to speak to the named contact to check exactly what they offer.

Glasgow School of Art looks forward to welcoming care experienced students. Our top tip would be to make contact with us before coming so that we can talk to you and let you know about the range of support that we can put in place to suit your specific needs. Email Margaret at or Leeanne at

Support we offer

  • A named contact
  • Outreach sessions or activities
  • Pre-application help
  • Guidance for offer holders
  • A web page for care leavers
  • Careers advice and support after graduation

Accommodation we offer

  • A place to live all year round
  • If not, help finding somewhere to live for the whole year

Funding support we offer

  • Specific funding that's just for care leavers
  • Additional funding available (such as bursaries and grants)
  • Support for students seeking asylum
  • Support for those with discretionary leave to remain
  • Financial advice

Discretionary funding is advertised on Glasgow School of Art's student intranet and students are given access upon enrolment. Childcare funding – applicants should contact: for information prior to enrolment. Funding is available for registered childcare only. GSA scholarships are advertised on: Scholarships are of varying amounts, and are subject to eligibility criteria. Care experienced students are a priority group for scholarship awards.