Open Days at West Dean


West Dan College, Chichester



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Open Day

Open Days at West Dean

Saturday 8 February 2020

West Dan College, Chichester

Book your place at open day and see for yourself why 97% of students would recommenstudying at West Dean College of Arts and Conservation (2018 student survey). A visit to the College is the perfect opportunity to:

  • Meet the tutors and discuss study options
  • See the large studios, workshops and brand new science facilities
  • Tour the student accommodation and library
  • Chat with current students about student life and what it's really like to study here
  • Explore the historic interiors used for site-specific work
  • Find out more about funding

Book your place at our next open day on Saturday 8 February 2020

Open Day Programme

Please use the timetable below to help plan your visit and choose the sessions to attend.

Workshop talks are repeated during the day but if you can’t attend a talk, staff will be available during the day to speak to you one-to-one. You can also view current student projects between 9.30am-12.00pm and 1.00-2.00pm.

Campus accommodation tours will be leaving at three times during the day – we hope you can join one of these tours to see where students live during their studies (please note: accommodation tours view the full-time study student accommodation only).

Teas/Coffees will be available in the Stewards Bar throughout the day. If you wish to stay for lunch the West Dean Gardens Restaurant is open 10.30am-4.00pm.

School of Conservation

Our aim is for conservation students to leave with the appropriate academic qualifications and practical training to pursue the next stage of their careers. Curriculums are aligned with the Institute of Conservation's professional standards. At open day, staff and current students are on hand for you to find out more about each specialism.

  • See the workshops alive with current conservation projects
  • View individual bench spaces
  • Tour the Analytical Laboratory and studio facilities
  • Meet course tutors and chat to current students


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