Press Release: West Dean College of Arts and Conservation announce "virtual" open days
West Dean College of Arts and Conservation has announced that it will be hosting a series of “virtual” Open Days on Wednesday, November 25; Wednesday, December 2 and Wednesday, December 9, 2020.
West Dean College of Arts and Conservation has an international reputation for excellence and is a full partner of the University of Sussex. The online open days sessions cover a variety of subjects including Conservation Studies (Graduate Diploma and MA); Fine Art (Graduate Diploma and MFA); Art and Contemporary Crafts (Diploma); Art and Design (Foundation Diploma); Historic Craft Practices – Clocks, Metals and Furniture (Foundation Degree); Historic Craft Practices – Musical Instruments (Foundation Degree) and Creative Writing and Publishing (MA). For more information on foundation diploma to masters study in Conservation and Fine Art, please see www.westdean.ac.uk.
Available in both the morning, 10am-12noon, or the evening, 5-7pm, the free sessions will enable prospective students to meet some of the tutors and discuss study options; ask specific questions about the subject or course; chat with current students about student life to find out what it's really like; and find out about funding through scholarships or bursaries. After registering, further information will be sent by email with a link to access the session. Virtual Tours are also available online now for students to explore the specialist facilitates including science lab, materials workshops, forge, print room and dye room as well as the workshops and studios which are very much the heart of the College, with each student being allocated a personal bench or studio space for the duration of their course.
Francine Norris, Principal, commented: “We are very pleased to be able to offer “Virtual” Open Days at West Dean for the first time, we have involved a variety of staff and students, who I am sure will be able to convey a real sense of the fascinating courses and opportunities on offer at the College.”
For those who are unable to attend the dates above and are interested in studying at West Dean, please contact admissions for further information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 01243 818291.
For more details, please visit https://www.westdean.org.uk/study/open-days-and-visits
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