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. 


Mary Lily Walker, Celebrating Dundee's Great and Good

Mary Lily Walker was born in Dundee and was a student at University College where she studied Chemistry, Biology, Maths and Latin. An excellent student, her focus was to shift from academia as she became more aware of the plight of the poor within the local community. Ignited by the desire to better understand the causes and consequences of poverty, Walker spent time in London working under Octavia Hill. Hill had published a b...

Michael Peto photographs: politics in focus

The Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh is hosting the new Michael Peto photographic exhibition 'Politics in Focus'. Peto's powerful black and white photographs provide a dramatic portrait of world leaders, British politicians and political activists of the 1950s and 60s - a period of Cold War tension, emerging democracies and cultural and social change in the UK. This free exhibition runs for a month from 22 July. Michael Peto w...