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. 


Talking Textiles

The Baxter Suite will be full of song, tales and conversation on the evening of Wednesday 21 October as Dundee University Archive launches its Voices of Dundee Oral History Project. With recordings that tell of life in the Dundee mills and in Calcutta, street songs, film and stories, the evening will be an opportunity to remember the role of jute in the life of the city. The evening will feature Eddie Small of the University o...

Professor Margaret Fairlie, Celebrating Dundee's Great and Good

Margaret Fairlie was born in 1891 at a farm on the outskirts of Arbroath. Her studies started in 1910 when she enrolled to at the Conjoint Medical School at University College, Dundee. Following her graduation in 1915, Dr Fairlie held various junior posts in Dundee, Perth, Manchester and Edinburgh. She returned to Dundee in 1919 to run a consultant practice for gynaecology, started teaching at the Medical School in the follow...