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LISC continues to offer flagship programmes for the LAM sector
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 - 17:00

An LIS qualification from UCT prepares graduates for a rapidly changing information environment in the memory sector and provides a useful springboard into the world of information from any Bachelor-level qualification.

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DKIS: New name, same passion for information
Tue, 09 Apr 2019 - 13:45

In January 2019 our department changed its name from Library & Information Studies Centre (LISC) to Department of Knowledge & Information Stewardship (DKIS).

LIS competency index: a first for the higher education sector in SA
Mon, 22 May 2017 - 09:45

The publication of the LIS competency index by Jaya Raju is the outcome of an NRF-funded project aimed at developing a national LIS professional competency index for the higher education sector in South Africa.

UCT is looking for volunteers
Thu, 29 Apr 2021 - 09:45

UCT Libraries #JaggerLibrarySalvage continues this weekend.

Opportunities for continuing professional development at DKIS 2021
Wed, 17 Mar 2021 - 21:45

Opportunities for continuing professional development at DKIS 2021

DKIS 2020 PhD graduates
Thu, 11 Feb 2021 - 11:00

Congratulations Christine Kanyengo and Francois Hendrikz on your PhD graduation.

Annual PGDipLIS prizegiving held online
Wed, 10 Feb 2021 - 08:30

Because of the ongoing restrictions on gatherings due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Department of Knowledge & Information Stewardship held its annual prizegiving ceremony for its Postgraduate Diploma in Library & Information Studies (PGDipLIS) class online this year. The event was hosted on MS Teams, with representatives from the Manel Trust and the UCT Careers Service attending along with PGDipLIS students and DKIS staff.

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DKIS has a new Advisory Committee Chair and Deputy Chair
Wed, 09 Dec 2020 - 21:15

DKIS has a new Advisory Committee Chair and Deputy Chair

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Annual DKIS Research Day best presentation award
Wed, 09 Dec 2020 - 07:15

Annual DKIS Research Day best presentation award

Bursaries for the Postgraduate Diploma in Library and Information Studies
Sat, 24 Oct 2020 - 10:15

The DKIS offers bursaries to students who are registered for the PGDip in Library and Information Science in 2021.

Six bursary recipients for the PGDipLIS in 2020
Sat, 11 Jul 2020 - 14:30

The Department of Knowledge & Information Stewardship was pleased to be able to award six bursaries this year from the Patricia Ashby Spilhaus Memorial fund and the Hilda Buyskes fund.

Congratulations to Jaya Raju on her promotion to professor
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 - 15:45

Our beloved and much-respected Head of Department, Jaya Raju, has been appointed full professor. This achievement comes on the back of our full integration into the Faculty of Humanities at the beginning of 2019 and signals great things to come.

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