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Information and Communications Technology: Home

This library guide is designed to explain into detail what the concept of ICTs entails, the importance of ICTs and the relevance of ICTs in the 21st century.

Welcome to Information and Communications Technology page

What are we talking about when we are referring to ICTs? 

Information and Communications Technology short for ICTs refers to the infrastructure  and components that enable modern computing. ICTs play a huge part in our lives, they are very important because they permeate all aspects of our lives, by providing us with new, better and quicker ways of interacting with one another, we are able to gain access to information, and learn. ICTs have an immense significance to the economic state. ICT in education improves knowledge and engagement retention. 



Contact information

University of the Western Cape (UWC) Library 

Physical address: Robert Sobukwe Road


                              Cape Town 


Level 7 in the library 

Contact number: (021) 959 2947

Email address:

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Operating hours

Normal operating hours 

Monday- Thursday: 08:20am to 23:55pm

Friday: 08:20am - 20:00pm 

Saturday: 09:00am- 13:00pm 

Sunday: Closed 


University of the Western Cape,

Robert Sobukwe Road,



Tel: 021 959 2946