Come and see for yourself why 97% of students would recommend studying at West Dean College of Arts and Conservation. (2018 student survey)
Explore the studios, take a tour with students, discuss your study options and find out about funding at our next Open Day on Saturday 9 February, 2019.
Programme School of Arts - Edward James
10.00 Registration and open studios
10.30 - 11.15 Informal presentation in the Auditorium:
11.15-12.15 Open studios
12.15-13.00 Tour: Student Accommodation, Library, College. Meeting point: Auditorium.
Open studios throughout the Open Day
Programme School of Conservation - Main
10.00 Registration and open workshops
11.00-11.45 Informal presentation in the Old Library:
11.45-12.30 Open workshops and current
12.30-13.00 Tour: Library, College, Student Accommodation. Meeting point: Marble Hall.
Open workshops throughout the Open Day
Events, clubs, societies and 6,000 acres of parkland to discover make for a unique student life. See where you'll be living on a tour of the accommodation at Open Day.
"Funding made studying at West Dean possible for me and it has been totally worth it. I advise any student not to be put off by the fees as it is all possible." Fons Vogel, Professional Development Diploma, Musical Instruments.
At Open Day, speak to dedicated staff about your funding options and ask current students about their experiences.
If you are a UK student and plan to take a postgraduate Master's course you may be able to get a Postgraduate Loan of up to £10,000 to help with course fees and living costs.
Find out more about funding opportunities.
The space in the studios at West Dean, and the opportunity to do such large-scale work is unique. There's amazing space here - it blows my mind!Emma Rimer, Graduate Diploma student
West Dean College is 6 miles north of Chichester, 12 miles from the coast and a 30 minute car journey from the Portsmouth cross-channel ferries. There is easy road access from London (65 miles) and Heathrow and Gatwick. Open day and visitor parking is available in front of the College.
The number 60 bus leaves Chichester bus station (opposite Chichester railway station) every half hour Mondays to Fridays and passes the College gates.
We look forward to welcoming you.