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.org.uk.

Why not join the dedicated College Alumni Facebook group? You can also connect with us and your fellow alumni on LinkedIn.

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

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Alumni Benefits

  • 10% discount* on short courses and professional development courses, for two years after graduation.
  • ​Alumni 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

solar time clock launch

Alumnus George de Fossard - creator of The Solar Time Clock - shares his career path

The Solar Time Clock is attracting international attention as the first super complex mechanical clock which can be set for longitude and latitude, allowing it to tell the time virtually anywhere in the world. No other mechanical clock has ever been made with such a complication.

The clock is the creation of British clockmaker George de Fossard FBHI, who has spent more than three... Find out more

West Dean alumni have the most fun

Dorothy Cheng, who graduated from West Dean College's Metalwork Conservation MA last year, is on a 10-week internship with the New York City parks department's Citywide Monuments Conservation Program.

As part of their professional training, student conservators at West Dean work on heritage projects from public and private collections. Study trips are spent at heritage organisations... Find out more

Open Day - register today

Come and find out what makes West Dean College such an amazing place to study. 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

Suitable for Foundation Degree, Diploma and Masters.

Register your place online and find out more