Covid-19 Updates

Update at 12:30 on Monday 2 November 2020

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Saturday regarding plans for a national lockdown beginning Thursday 5 November, and pending the Parliamentary vote this week, GSA and the University are considering the impact of the new restrictions. We will communicate with students and staff directly about any changes that may affect your studies or work in the coming days. 

GSA Health and Safety Measures

GSA has implemented health and safety measures following government guidelines to keep everyone safe.



Federation of Drama Schools Response to Covid-19 Pandemic

Professor Sean McNamara, Head of GSA: "The Federation of Drama Schools (FDS) represents twenty of the United Kingdom’s leading providers of professional conservatoire performance and technical training.  As a community of artists, creators, and innovators, we have come together during the Covid-19 pandemic to provide support, guidance, reassurance and inspiration to our students, staff, graduates, alumni, colleagues and friends within the creative industries. The scale and impact of the coronavirus crisis has been significant upon our sector and related industries, which holds dear the ethos of embodied practice and the necessity of physical interaction in pursuit of understanding and celebrating the human condition. Whilst we are unable to determine the duration of the outbreak we are united in meeting the societal and educational challenges we collectively face with a shared determination and limitless imagination..."

Read the full FDS Response to the Covid-19 pandemic and our collective efforts to support students, colleagues and the creative industries HERE