Institute for Creative Arts Practice

About Us

About Us

Creative critical mass within a world-class research-intensive University

Generation head artwork at Student forum.

We promote and support creative arts practice across the University.

We encourage people to collaborate and create work that has a truly global dimension. 

A Vibrant & Creative Research Environment

We believe in the instrinstic value of creative practice. This is demonstrated by the performance of creative practice subjects areas in various iterations of the Research Excellence Framework. The work undertaken at Newcastle University makes a meaningful contribution to several fields and much of it is world-leading.

Our people

Our staff are acclaimed artists, composers, performers, filmmakers, creative writers, curators, architects, entrepreneurs and thinkers. Our students, as creative innovators, also bring varied international perspectives to creative practice.