An archive of University Challenge results

Student Series

The results of the Bamber Gascoigne series that ran from 1962 to 1987. Click on the series number or year to see the results that I've managed to find for that series.

SeriesYearStartEndWinnerRunner-upShows
16321/09/196226/11/1963LeicesterBalliol, Oxford61
26503/12/196326/05/1965New, OxfordWorcester, Oxford62
36625/08/196508/06/1966Oriel, OxfordBirmingham42
46707/09/196603/06/1967SussexKing's, London40
56827/09/196724/07/1968KeeleJesus, Cambridge44
66902/08/196813/07/1969SussexEssex45
77020/07/196930/08/1970Churchill, CambridgeChrist's, Cambridge46
87125/10/197001/08/1971Sidney Sussex, CambridgeTrinity, Oxford40
97217/10/197123/07/1972University, OxfordKeble, Oxford41
107325/10/197205/09/1973Fitzwilliam, CambridgeGonville & Caius, Cambridge39
117431/10/197302/10/1974Trinity, CambridgeBalliol, Oxford38
127518/11/197431/10/1975Keble, OxfordHull38
137607/11/197510/12/1976?University, OxfordKing's, London42
147717/12/1976?31/10/1977DurhamNew, Oxford36
157807/11/197720/11/1978Sidney Sussex, CambridgeMagdalene, Cambridge43
167927/11/197811/02/1980BradfordLancaster41
178018/02/198008/12/1980Merton, OxfordQueens', Cambridge37
188115/12/198007/12/1981Queen's, BelfastEdinburgh40
198214/12/198123/01/1983St AndrewsUniversity, Oxford42
208330/01/198318/12/1983DundeeDurham39
218420/01/198421/12/1984OpenSt Andrews33
228607/04/198630/05/1986Jesus, OxfordImperial, London39
238713/07/198704/09/1987Keble, OxfordUniversity, Oxford42

Student Series

The results of the Jeremy Paxman series from 1994 onwards. Click on the year or series number to see the full results for that series.

SeriesYearStartEndWinnerRunner-upShows
249521/09/199429/03/1995Trinity, CambridgeNew, Oxford27
259601/11/199501/05/1996Imperial, LondonLSE27
269712/11/199604/06/1997Magdalen, OxfordOpen27
279810/09/199721/04/1998Magdalen, OxfordBirkbeck, London27
289902/09/199827/04/1999OpenOriel, Oxford31
290013/09/199909/05/2000DurhamOriel, Oxford31
300104/09/200002/04/2001Imperial, LondonSt John's, Oxford31
310223/07/200111/03/2002Somerville, OxfordImperial, London31
320302/09/200231/03/2003Birkbeck, LondonCranfield31
330415/09/200312/04/2004Magdalen, OxfordGonville & Caius, Cambridge31
340513/09/200409/05/2005Corpus Christi, OxfordUniversity, London31
350619/09/200515/05/2006ManchesterTrinity Hall, Cambridge31
360707/08/200616/04/2007WarwickManchester31
370809/07/200703/03/2008Christ Church, OxfordSheffield31
380907/07/200823/02/2009ManchesterN/A31
391006/07/200905/04/2010Emmanuel, CambridgeSt John's, Oxford37
401105/07/201004/04/2011Magdalen, OxfordYork37
411204/07/201119/03/2012ManchesterPembroke, Cambridge37
421316/07/201229/04/2013ManchesterUniversity, London37
431415/07/201307/04/2014Trinity, CambridgeSomerville, Oxford37
441514/07/201413/04/2015Gonville & Caius, CambridgeMagdalen, Oxford37
451613/07/201518/04/2016Peterhouse, CambridgeSt John's, Oxford37
461711/07/201610/04/2017Balliol, OxfordWolfson, Cambridge37
471817/07/201723/04/2018St John's, CambridgeMerton, Oxford37
481916/07/201822/04/2019EdinburghSt Edmund Hall, Oxford37

Christmas University Challenge

The results of the festive series with notable alumni that have run since 2011. Click on the year or series number to see the full results for that series.

SeriesYearStartEndWinnerRunner-upShows
11119/12/201127/12/2011Trinity, CambridgeWarwick8
21217/12/201204/01/2013New, OxfordUEA10
31320/12/201303/01/2014Gonville & Caius, CambridgeEmmanuel, Cambridge10
41420/12/201402/01/2015Trinity Hall, CambridgeHull10
51520/12/201601/01/2016Magdalen, OxfordSheffield10
61619/12/201629/12/2016St Hilda's, OxfordLeeds10
71724/12/201705/01/2018Keble, OxfordReading10
81824/12/201804/01/2019Peterhouse, CambridgeBristol10

University Challenge: Reunited

The results of the Reunited series held to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the show. Click on the year or series number to see the full results for that series.

SeriesYearStartEndWinnerRunner-upShows
10225/03/200219/08/2002Sidney Sussex, Cambridge, 79Keele, 6818

University Challenge: The Professionals

The results of the series that ran from 2003 to 2008 featuring teams of people working in particular professions or societies. Click on the year or series number to see the full results for that series.

SeriesYearStartEndWinnerRunner-upShows
10307/04/200308/09/2003Inland RevenueRoyal Meteorological Society18
20419/04/200406/09/2004British LibraryOxford University Press14
30520/06/200512/09/2005Privy Council OfficeRomantic Novelists' Association13
40610/07/200601/08/2006Bodleian LibraryRoyal Statistical Society8
50831/03/200823/04/2008Ministry of JusticeNational Physical Laboratory8

One-Off Shows

In addition there have been a number of one-off matches or four-team tournaments, usually involving celebrities.