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Knowledge Commons (KC)
a vibrant learning space

Welcome to Knowledge Commons (KC), a vibrant learning space which brings together technology, content and information services in one physical space. The underlying philosophy of Knowledge Commons is to provide a seamless work environment to access, manage, synthesize and produce information to enhance your productivity.

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This space gives students access to 111 networked computers that are linked to 4 printers. Users are able to access MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint as well as access to the Internet to complete research. These computers give users full access to the databases and other resources the Library has within its collection. Users can also reserve a Discussion Room at Knowledge Commons (KC). 

KC is open until midnight on selected days.


  • All PC’s in the library are enabled with printing services.
  • This service is available between Monday’s – Saturday’s as per Library hours
  • Unfortunately, printing from cellphones,tablets and any Apple devices has not been enabled within the Library as yet.
  • Normal printing costs of 45c per page apply
For any queries or feedback:

eMail: kclibrary@uwc.ac.za

Telephone: 021 959 9497/2932/9557