The annual Department of Knowledge & Information Stewardship prizegiving ceremony took place on Tuesday 9 November 2021. Two departmental prizes were awarded, along with nine certificates of acknowledgement. Additionally, the Manel Trust awarded prizes to two students and UCT’s Careers Service, represented by Safia Lagerdien, presented certificates to students who had completed the Personal and Professional Development Programme (PPDP).
Andiswa Mfengu, our lecturer, has been elected as ASIS&T Cabinet Representative for the Special Interest Group for International Information Issues (SIG-III) which fosters a diverse community of scholars around the world engaging different aspects of information matters.
DKIS invites applicants who would like to pursue a master’s degree by course work to apply for its two popular programmes. The Department offers a Master of Philosophy specialising in Digital Curation (MPhil (DC)) and a Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS).
Each year, the Department of Knowledge & Information Stewardship awards bursaries to deserving Postgraduate Diploma in Library and Information Studies (PGDipLIS) students who, among other things, demonstrate a passion for the LIS discipline.