GSA is situated on the University of Surrey’s beautiful campus, offering students state-of-the-art purpose-built facilities within a lively university environment, just ten minutes’ walk from Guildford town centre and only 34 minutes from central London by train.




Teaching space

Students at GSA have access to purpose-built studios and tutorial rooms within the GSA building and across the University campus.




Performance space

Productions are predominantly staged in the Ivy Arts Centre on campus. The Ivy houses a 200-seat theatre and 50-seat studio space, as well as dance studios and rehearsal rooms.

GSA productions are also presented in theatres and venues in and around Guildford and London. These venues include the renowned Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, The Mill Studio and The Electric Theatre in Guildford, and various venues in London’s West End including the Shaftesbury Theatre, Leicester Square Theatre and the Soho Theatre.







Production facilities

The Ivy Arts Centre is fitted with professional standard sound, lighting and wardrobe facilities.



Food and drink

The ThEATre coffee shop is situated within the GSA building, serving Starbucks coffee and a selection of hot and cold healthy food.

In addition there are a wide selection of coffee shops and food outlets on the University campus, including a weekly farmers market.



University services

As part of the University of Surrey, you gain access to all that the University has to offer. Visit the University of Surrey website to discover more about accommodation, life at Surrey and all that the University has to offer.