Our Alumni Network

As an alumnus of West Dean College of Arts and Conservation you become a member of a community with international reach. You can develop professional links through networking, come to college events, and access benefits, including discounted short courses and library access.

Make sure you get regular updates from the College, including news on exhibitions and opportunities, in your Alumni e-Newsletter. To sign-up or to share your alumni news story, please email alumni@westdean.ac.uk

Why not join the dedicated College Alumni groups on Facebook and LinkedIn?

To update your details, tell us how you're doing or request a certificate, please get in touch:

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Where are our alumni now?

This map shows the wide reach of our alumni network, where they are now and where they have been working. 

West Dean College student using the specialist library

Alumni Benefits

  • 10% discount* on short courses and professional development courses, for two years after graduation.
  • ‚ÄčAlumni discount* on the day delegate rate for Conference bookings, through our venue offering.
  • Invitations to College events, including networking events, graduation week private views and summer shows.
  • Regular alumni e-newsletter including latest news and job opportunities.
  • Two year access to the specialist Art and Conservation Library, by appointment.

* Terms and Conditions apply

Alumni news

Our worldwide and world class alumni share their news and stories.

Read the latest news here.

Are you an alumni with news? We'd love to hear from you! Please email alumni@westdean.org.uk.

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School of Conservation Blog

A Boss worth Battling for!

Posted on 19th April 2022

MA Conservation Studies student Carola, who specialises in Metalwork, considers how best to preserve a heavily corroded shield boss belonging to Worthing Museum.

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School of Arts Blog

National Writing Day 2022

Posted on 23rd June 2022

For National Writing Day, MA Creative Writing and Publishing alumnae Jenny Browning and Emma Ward share what they are currently working on, reflections on their time at West Dean College and how they continue to pursue the dream of becoming published writers.

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