We are constantly placed in the top ten of our respective subject league tables and ensuring the quality of our teaching is important to us.Learn More
Lancaster is in the Top 1% of global universities and LICA has partner institutions in the USA, Canada, and Australia.Learn More
The award-winning £10m LICA building brings together rehearsal, performance, exhibition, installation, seminar and workshop spaces.Learn More
Art maintains high standards of provision and resources including purpose built studios with 24/7 access, AV seminar facilities, digital art lab and installation space, fully equipped wood/metal workshop and life-room. All staff are active researchers, either as artists or writers, publishing and exhibiting nationally and internationally.
Design activities are closely linked to ImaginationLancaster, a creative research centre that enables people and organisations to engage with academia in dynamic and creative ways, giving time and space to research and imagine futures.
Film is a rich and fascinating area of academic study. Alongside theoretical, cultural and historical approaches to film, film studies provides a framework for analysing individual films and understanding the techniques of film production in the context of marketing, distribution, exhibition, and consumption. Film staff are internationally recognised researchers.
Theatre at Lancaster is acknowledged as a UK leader in the study of innovative contemporary performance and its role in culture. Our approach is characterised by both the interrogation of the relationship between theory and practice, and the investigation of drama, theatre and performance of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
‘Dark Matters’ is a new book by Nick Dunn, Professor of Urban Design at Lancaster University, which presents a new way to think about cities at night.
Professor Judith Mottram has been appointed new Director of LICA, which encompasses Lancaster University’s teaching and research activities in art, design, film, and theatre.
Data Publics: Investigating the formation and representation of crowds, groups and clusters in digital economies
Data Publics is a 3-day conference that will be take place from 31st March – 2nd April 2017 in the LICA building at Lancaster University. The event will bring together a diverse group of designers, artists, social scientists and creative technologists to explore formation and representation of crowds, groups and clusters in digital economies.
Fine Art Degree Show
Lancaster University’s 2016 Fine Art degree; Omnia XLIV.
Lancaster University Theatre Group (LUTG) is one of the biggest and most active societies on campus. Our shows are all directed, produced, managed and performed by students.