University Challenge 2005–06

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Series 35 of University Challenge began on 19 September 2005 and was broadcast on BBC Two. This is a list of the matches played, their scores, and outcomes.

Main draw[edit]

  • Winning teams are highlighted in bold.
  • Teams with green scores (winners) returned in the next round, while those with red scores (losers) were eliminated.
  • Teams with orange scores have lost, but survived as highest scoring losers.
  • Teams with black scores have been disqualified.

First round[edit]

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast Date
St Hugh's College, Oxford 190 240 University of Manchester 19 September 2005
University of Wales, Lampeter 160 125 University of Exeter 26 September 2005
Magdalen College, Oxford 70 320 Trinity Hall, Cambridge 3 October 2005
University of Liverpool 275 70 University of Hull 10 October 2005
St Hilda's College, Oxford 165 130 Durham University 17 October 2005
University of Birmingham 125 115 University of Strathclyde 7 November 2005
Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge 110 160 University of Hertfordshire 14 November 2005
University of Sheffield 100 235 University of Sussex 21 November 2005
University of Edinburgh 110 275 Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge 28 November 2005
St John's College, Oxford 130 165 Trinity College, Cambridge 4 December 2005
School of Oriental and African Studies 205 95 Christ's College, Cambridge 11 December 2005
Churchill College, Cambridge 170 120 University of York 18 December 2005
London Business School 170 130 Trinity College, Oxford 8 January 2006
University of Nottingham 245 135 Imperial College School of Medicine 15 January 2006

Highest Scoring Losers Playoffs[edit]

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast Date
St John's College, Oxford 190 125 St Hugh's College, Oxford 22 January 2006
Imperial College School of Medicine 205 145 Trinity College, Oxford 29 January 2006

Second round[edit]

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast Date
School of Oriental and African Studies 200 170 Churchill College, Cambridge 5 February 2006
London Business School 185 160 University of Nottingham 12 February 2006
St John's College, Oxford 170 175 Imperial College School of Medicine 19 February 2006
University of Liverpool 195 170 Trinity College, Cambridge 26 February 2006
Trinity Hall, Cambridge 255 95 University of Birmingham 5 March 2006
Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge 175 160 University of Sussex 12 March 2006
University of Manchester 255 45 St Hilda's College, Oxford 19 March 2006
University of Wales, Lampeter 140 145 University of Hertfordshire 26 March 2006

Quarterfinals[edit]

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast Date
London Business School 215 145 Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge 2 April 2006
University of Manchester 275 140 Imperial College School of Medicine 9 April 2006
School of Oriental and African Studies 155 225 Trinity Hall, Cambridge 16 April 2006
University of Liverpool 195 140 University of Hertfordshire 23 April 2006

Semifinals[edit]

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast Date
London Business School 60 250 University of Manchester 30 April 2006
Trinity Hall, Cambridge 200 140 University of Liverpool 8 May 2006

Final[edit]

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast Date
University of Manchester 160 150 Trinity Hall, Cambridge 15 May 2006
  • The trophy and title were awarded to the Manchester team comprising Chris Holmes, Gareth Aubrey, Joseph Meagher and Adrian Anslow.
  • The trophy was presented by Peter Ackroyd.

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