Welcome to CAIS

CAIS provides postgraduate and undergraduate level and short courses in Archives, Records Management, Information Compliance, Digital Preservation and Family and Local History. We welcome applications from prospective students wishing to gain a professional qualification: PhD, Masters, Diploma and Certificate in this area, from those interested in taking short courses for continuing professional development and from those who wish to study at an introductory level. 


What do records do in people's lives that nothing else does?

Activation and impact: the societal role of records and record-keepers  This two day conference is organised by the Centre for Archive and Information Studies, in association with the UK Forum for Archives and Records Management Education and Research. It addresses the question "What do records do in people's lives that nothing else does?". A range of international speakers will discuss this in a number of contexts i...

Transforming Lives through Education and Social Work: More than a Century of Making a Difference

An exhibition in the Tower Foyer Gallery, Tower Building, University of Dundee Opening on Friday 26 February 5-7pm Come along to the opening of a new exhibition celebrating almost 120 years of education and social work training in Dundee. The exhibition features photographs, paintings, artefacts and film from the early days of Dundee Training College right through to the successes today of the University’s School of Educ...