Old Joe was silent for almost two years, but was back up and "bong-ing" for the campus and city in the autumn. There's still a glitch or two in the system, it seems, but rest assured it will be back in full working order soon. Meet the people who repaired our beloved clock tower, and take an exclusive tour inside, in these two special videos.
Fixing Old Joe
Fixing Old Joe - part one
Old Joe stood quiet in the heart of the Edgbaston campus for two years, but specialist repairers Smith of Derby are on the case to get everyone's favourite clock tower back chiming. Here's part one of the story behind the restoration.
Fixing Old Joe - part two
In part two of our story of the restoration of Old Joe, University Maintenance Officer James Moore takes us inside everyone's favourite clock tower for an exclusive tour.
Win Old Joe Lego
For a chance to win a Lego version of Old Joe, watch the video and answer the questions below: