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Undergraduate study, Queen Mary, University of London
Ref No (click to see in context)WFD/6/2
TitleComputing Committee minutes
Extent4 files
DescriptionThis sub-series contains minutes and associated papers of the Computing Policy Advisory Group, 1984-1986; Computer Users' Sub-Committee, 1984-1986; the Computing Committee, 1986-1988; and the Audio Visual and Computing Committee, 1988-1989.

Topics covered include computing facilities for teaching, co-operation with computing services of other University College's such as Queen Mary College and Kings College, University Users Committee, development plans, systems upgrades, Data Protection Act 1984, removal of Faculty of Science, transfer of Computing Science to Kings College, and the merger of Westfield College with Queen Mary College.
Admin HistoryComputer services began at Westfield College in 1969 with the connection of through a data link to the University's new central computer - a large CDC 6600 system. The first students to be admitted to study Computer Science took place in Oct 1971 and thus the Department of Computer Science and Computer Unit were established. Computer Science was transferred to Kings College in 1984. However, an academic computing service was still available at Westfield College the merger with Queen Mary College in 1989.

The Computer Users' Sub-Committee and the Computing Policy Advisory Group both reported to the Academic Board. In 1986 they were replaced with the Computing Committee. In 1988 the Computing Committee merged with the Audio-Visual Committee to form the Audio Visual and Computing Committee.
ArrangementArranged chronologically.
Access StatusOpen
CodePerson or Corporate Body Name
DS/UK/30Westfield College; 1882-1989; Higher Education Institution