Virtual Learning Environment

The GSA VLE (Virtual Learning Environment) is an online resource that allows you to access learning materials and communicate with staff and students across the School.

Staff and students can access the VLE through any web browser at with a GSA username and password.

GSA staff and students have access to academic content as well as lots of support info. Academic content is accessed through links in a section called ‘My Courses’ and support, research and administrative information through links in the ‘My Communities’ section.

GSA staff have access to a range of self-paced guides and other online resources to support you in the set up and configuration of your courses and communities. To use these guides please login to the VLE and look for the “”Using the VLE for Staff” link in your list of communities.

VLE App for Devices

As well as being able to access the web version of the VLE, you can also download the Blackboard Mobile Learn App from your device’s app store.

Steps to follow:

  1. Go to your device’s App Store. Choose and install the free Blackboard Mobile Learn app.
    2. Open Blackboard Mobile Learn and search for Glasgow School of Art.
    3. Select Glasgow School of Art from the list.
    4. Login using your GSA username and password.

Having Problems?

If you have any queries relating to the VLE, please email or phone +44(0)141 556 1419.

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