Thanks from your winner, Graham!

The “week after” is a bit like the week after the London marathon — a mixture of happiness, relief, and “what next?” Could I suggest engineers are like bees? An endangered species the whole Planet depends on for its very existence… So we need to look after our bees, and recruit more engineers! Thank you to everyone involved — in the tradition of the event… Students — Thank you for your live chats, your questions, and your inquisitive view of the World. I hope you found the event inspiring, and enjoyable. I’d like to wish you all have a happy and successful future. Some of your questions were truly inspired, the sort of thing you don’t want to be asked at a job interview! Others, just crept up, and knocked my thought processes clean out of the ball park — like all of a sudden… “Whats your favourite colour?” snuck … Continue reading

Posted on July 4, 2014 by Moderator - Josh in News | Leave a comment

And the winner is…

The students have spoken. The votes have been double counted… Big congratulations to the Apprentice Zone winner: Graham Wiggins Hard luck to Luke but a huge thank you to everyone who took part. You were all brilliant. Students, don’t forget to tell us what you think about engineering now you’ve taken part. Log in to your profile, and fill in the 3 questions in the box on the right hand side, to be in with a chance to win a £20 WH Smith voucher.

Posted on June 27, 2014 by ModShane in News | 1 Comment

The next engineer out is…

We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes and now reveal it’s game over for… Ruth Gregory This leaves just “calm, confident, unstoppable” Graham and “logical, creative, driven” Luke to fight it out for the £500 prize tomorrow. Who would you like to see win tomorrow’s final battle? VOTE NOW! We’re also opening your live chat tomorrow between 12pm – 3pm. Drop in to chat more to the engineers or say hello before the end of the event!

Posted on June 26, 2014 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The next engineer evicted is…

We’ve counted the votes and you’ve now evicted… Claire Ferguson The two engineers left standing after tomorrow’s eviction will battle it out in Friday’s final. Who do YOU want to see in the final? VOTE for your favourite! Students, has taking part changed your view of engineering and engineers? When you next log in and visit your profile, you’ll see a box with 3 questions on the right. Fill in the questionnaire to be in with a chance to win a £20 WH Smith voucher. We hope you’ll spend it all on books and essential school equipment, but we understand how difficult it will be to pass the pick’n’mix section..

Posted on June 25, 2014 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The first engineer evicted is…

The first engineer you’ve evicted is… Maksim Schastny One engineer will be evicted every day this week, and you get a new vote each day. Make sure to VOTE to keep your favourite in the competition. A student in each zone will win a £20 WH Smith voucher for asking great questions (questions that aren’t about One Direction). And remember, you can comment on questions the engineers answer. Do you think the engineer is right? Do you disagree with them? Tell them!

Posted on June 24, 2014 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

Evictions Week is Coming!

We’re half way through the June round of I’m an Engineer, Get me out of here, and it’s time to shake things up a little… Let’s get some engineers out of here! Starting on Tuesday, we’ll evict one engineer every day until just two remain on Friday to battle it out for the title of Apprentice Zone Winner! Here’s how the evictions work… Students, you vote for your favourite engineer! You get one vote for each round of the competition. Round 1 Now until 3pm on Tuesday 24th June. The first engineer will be evicted at 3pm on Tuesday! Round 2

Posted on June 20, 2014 by Moderator - Josh in News | 6 Comments