Our Alumni Network

As an alumnus of West Dean College 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 [email protected]

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 map of alumni locations

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 [email protected].

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

Blogs and Articles

Short Courses Blog 16th April 2024

My short course experience: drawing inspiration from trauma

Short course student Julia shares her experiences on short courses at West Dean, and where her inspiration comes from.

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Residencies 21st March 2024

Damian Barr: Musings from a Writing Residency at West Dean

Writer in Residence Damian Barr shares thoughts from his three weeks in residence at West Dean.

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