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

Gardening Design 1st March 2024

Graduate wins competition to re-design historic Chapel Court garden at Hampton Court Palace

Congratulations to Garden Design Diploma 2023 graduate Jonny Lincoln who has been announced as the winner of an esteemed competition to re-design the Chapel Court planting plan at Hampton Court Palace.

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Fine Art 12th January 2024

Revisiting historic unrealised stained glass window designs

Fine Art students recently visited the West Dean Archive to see some of the unrealised stained-glass window designs commissioned by Edward James in the aftermath of the fire that destroyed St Andrew’s church in November 1934.

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