You will have the opportunity to work in well-equipped professional workshops and studios with access seven days a week, 7am to 10pm. Workshops includes specialist equipment and facilities such as the forge, pottery and photography areas.
The dedicated Art and Conservation Library gives you access to over 10,000 books, journals and DVDs. There is a local interest section and a general reference area. The online catalogue is available throughout the workshops, computer suite and the library itself.
Also available is a library homepage which provides access to a number of online databases, archives and other useful sources. An Inter-Library loan service is offered for any material that is not available in the library and students also have access to the University of Chichester Library and Chichester Library alongside other specialist libraries in the area.
The following items haves been chosen for their application to materials commonly treated in the School of Conservation. They all perform analytical techniques commonly used in the heritage sector, so students will graduate with a familiarity with their general applications.
These instruments have uses both in practical treatments and academic research.