Kirsty Ross


Kirsty is design academic within the Innovation School, teaching across the Product Design undergraduate programme and responsible for leading the final year of the BDes Product Design and the Master of European Design (MEDes) pathways.

Over ten years at the GSA, Kirsty has established a proven track record for initiating, leading and developing innovative collaborative design pedagogical models and studio projects, which offer unique learning experiences for final year students and provide unparalleled learning and innovation opportunities to the partner organisations and the communities of practice who participate. Kirsty’s role in leading collaborative design projects has also operated externally as Institutional Lead for the international Masters collaboration between The Glasgow School of Art and Audencia Business School in France. Additionally, her involvement in the evolution of the post-graduate taught programmes within the Innovation School has strengthened the school’s emerging identity externally by developing approaches to teaching practice and learning through academic, public and private sector partnerships which utilise collaboration as the raw material for design-led innovation.

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