A degree in Computer Science is one of the most sought-after subjects in the UK and world employment markets.
The picture above shows departmental annual recruitment fair held in the William Gates Building. There is room for
about 50 companies to mount stands, but the event is always oversubscribed. D Greaves of Corpus has been a
long-term organiser for the Industrial Supporters Club.
The computing science faculty in Cambridge is known as the
Computer Laboratory and is located in the William Gates Building in West
Cambridge. The faculty originally built computers that were the
size of rooms
and retains a strong build-it culture with connections
to many local hardware and software companies.
The picture above shows an IC used in broadband modems designed at a local company founded by two Fellows of Corpus.
Second and third year lectures in Computer Science take place in the William Gates
Building. Corpus is located adjacent to the New Museums Site, where
first-year lectures are held.
The College Taylor Library
keeps all of the books recommended by the faculty for specific courses. External
funds are available for purchase of specialist books to help with
projects and so on. The picture above is the clock outside the library.
Former Computer Science students from Corpus have gone on to various successful careers, including working on popular software such as Mozilla Firefox, starting technology companies, or becoming a university lecturer.