25 April 2017
Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Art has been ranked 1st in the Complete University Guide, 2018, for Drama, Dance & Cinematics (which includes Theatre and Film).

The Complete University Guide has released their annual league tables of the top UK universities. On top of the magnificent achievement of LICA ranking 1st in Drama, Dance & Cinematics, Lancaster University has remained within the top 10 for universities in the country.

Lancaster is ranked ninth out of 129 universities in the Complete University Guide 2018, maintaing its position from last year.

In addition, Lancaster is ranked in the Top 10 in two other major UK university league tables: The Times/Sunday Times and the Guardian.

Lancaster University is also ranked in the top 1% of universities globally.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Mark E. Smith said he was delighted.

“These league tables reflect our success in offering a world-class student experience.  As well as recruiting the best staff from across the world, we offer outstanding student facilities and excellent teaching which will equip graduates well for their future careers.”

In separate listings covering 70 subjects in the Complete University Guide 2018, Lancaster makes the Top Ten for 13 of the 34 subjects it offers.

Dr Bernard Kingston, Chairman of TheCompleteUniversityGuide.co.uk, said: “The Government has said that applicants need access to robust, timely and objective information, based on criteria that are straightforward and easily understood.

“We believe that TheCompleteUniversityGuide.co.uk meets these criteria and more and we intend that this will remain the case for the next decade – and beyond.”