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#University Challenge

# university-challenge - Tuesday 16 August, 2022

Jeremy Paxman stepping down as University Challenge host after 28 years
# Finish For Ten
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# Finish For Ten

Jeremy Paxman stepping down as University Challenge host after 28 years

Aug 16th 2022, 4:53 PM 15,173 Views 9 Comments

He has fronted the show since 1994.

# university-challenge - Tuesday 8 February, 2022

First University Challenge host Bamber Gascoigne dies aged 87
# RIP
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# RIP

First University Challenge host Bamber Gascoigne dies aged 87

Feb 8th 2022, 1:05 PM 16,363 Views 11 Comments

The TV presenter died at his home in Richmond after a short illness.

# university-challenge - Friday 21 May, 2021

Jeremy Paxman confirms he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease
# Parkinson's
From TheJournal.ie
# Parkinson's

Jeremy Paxman confirms he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease

May 21st 2021, 5:12 PM 29,326 Views 13 Comments

The journalist and author has presented University Challenge since 1994.

# university-challenge - Monday 20 April, 2020

Quiz: Can you get full marks in this notoriously difficult University Challenge quiz?
# It's Quizness Time
From TheJournal.ie
# It's Quizness Time

Quiz: Can you get full marks in this notoriously difficult University Challenge quiz?

Apr 20th 2020, 9:30 PM 73,006 Views 51 Comments

The final of this year’s competition aired tonight on BBC Two.

# university-challenge - Thursday 4 July, 2019

The pay-to-play students aiming for a Europa League showdown with Cork City
# University Challenge
From The42
# University Challenge

The pay-to-play students aiming for a Europa League showdown with Cork City

Jul 4th 2019, 10:48 AM 4,965 Views 5 Comments

Cardiff Metropolitan University will hope to overturn a 1-0 first-leg deficit this evening in the Welsh capital.

# university-challenge - Friday 10 May, 2019

Much-improved Cork City make it back-to-back wins under Cotter
# University Challenge
From The42
# University Challenge

Much-improved Cork City make it back-to-back wins under Cotter

May 10th 2019, 9:41 PM 5,450 Views 6 Comments

The Leesiders saw off UCD at Turner’s Cross thanks to goals from Karl Sheppard and Graham Cummins.

# university-challenge - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Monkman was of course the star of the University Challenge final, even though he didn't win
# Starter For 10
# Starter For 10

Monkman was of course the star of the University Challenge final, even though he didn't win

Apr 11th 2017, 8:01 AM 7,305 Views 0 Comments

THE MAGIC FLUTE!

# university-challenge - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Monkman was back on University Challenge last night and everyone was absolutely delighted
# Wolfson Cambridge
# Wolfson Cambridge

Monkman was back on University Challenge last night and everyone was absolutely delighted

Jan 17th 2017, 9:19 AM 6,159 Views 3 Comments

SNEEZY!

# university-challenge - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

This University Challenge contestant won everyone over with his superb name
# Seagull
# Seagull

This University Challenge contestant won everyone over with his superb name

Nov 29th 2016, 9:01 AM 5,714 Views 2 Comments

Watch your chips.

# university-challenge - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Geri Halliwell was played on University Challenge and contestants hadn't a NOTION
# Geri
# Geri

Geri Halliwell was played on University Challenge and contestants hadn't a NOTION

Oct 11th 2016, 9:11 AM 4,605 Views 14 Comments

Looooooook at me.

# university-challenge - Monday 26 September, 2016

A lad guessed a right answer on last night's University Challenge and his reaction was A1
# Uc
# Uc

A lad guessed a right answer on last night's University Challenge and his reaction was A1

Sep 26th 2016, 9:51 PM 7,828 Views 2 Comments

All of us.

# university-challenge - Monday 19 September, 2016

Monkman, the lad with no inside voice, was the hero of tonight's University Challenge
# Monkman
# Monkman

Monkman, the lad with no inside voice, was the hero of tonight's University Challenge

Sep 19th 2016, 9:53 PM 13,402 Views 5 Comments

STEPHEN!

# university-challenge - Monday 12 September, 2016

Everyone lost the head over a University Challenge student 'misidentifying' an island as Ireland
# University Challenge
# University Challenge

Everyone lost the head over a University Challenge student 'misidentifying' an island as Ireland

Sep 12th 2016, 8:48 PM 14,413 Views 5 Comments

BUT HE DIDN’T (probably).

# university-challenge - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

A team on University Challenge made an absolute hames of the popular music round last night
# Popular Music Round
# Popular Music Round

A team on University Challenge made an absolute hames of the popular music round last night

Aug 9th 2016, 10:43 AM 8,603 Views 2 Comments

“Modest Mouse?”

# university-challenge - Saturday 4 June, 2016

A college founded by Donald Trump 'preyed on the poor' court documents say
# The College Dropped Out
From TheJournal.ie
# The College Dropped Out

A college founded by Donald Trump 'preyed on the poor' court documents say

Jun 4th 2016, 11:00 AM 13,720 Views 59 Comments

Hillary Clinton says the files show Trump is “trying to scam America”.

# university-challenge - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Last night's University Challenge final was a complete bloodbath
# University Challenge
# University Challenge

Last night's University Challenge final was a complete bloodbath

Apr 19th 2016, 9:00 AM 7,152 Views 4 Comments

Powell is the king.

# university-challenge - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

The man with the most University Challenge name ever was back with a bang last night
# Hero
# Hero

The man with the most University Challenge name ever was back with a bang last night

Mar 1st 2016, 8:50 AM 6,009 Views 0 Comments

And the gags were relentless.

# university-challenge - Monday 22 February, 2016

Everyone is talking about this lad's gas facial expressions on University Challenge
# Oscar Winner
# Oscar Winner

Everyone is talking about this lad's gas facial expressions on University Challenge

Feb 22nd 2016, 10:02 PM 6,370 Views 1 Comment

Guess who’s back, back again…

# university-challenge - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

This dishy University Challenge contestant had everyone hot and bothered last night
# Bretherton
# Bretherton

This dishy University Challenge contestant had everyone hot and bothered last night

Feb 9th 2016, 8:00 AM 8,969 Views 9 Comments

The ‘most attractive University Challenge contestant ever’, apparently. Well now.

# university-challenge - Monday 8 February, 2016

What to watch on TV tonight: Monday
# Tv Picks
# Tv Picks

What to watch on TV tonight: Monday

Feb 8th 2016, 5:20 PM 7,270 Views 7 Comments

Here are the shows that will be on your Twitter timeline this evening.

# university-challenge - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

This girl was once again the hero of University Challenge last night
# Universally Challenged
# Universally Challenged

This girl was once again the hero of University Challenge last night

Jan 19th 2016, 7:51 AM 14,055 Views 1 Comment

Hannah Rose Woods, we bow to you.

# university-challenge - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

This University Challenge contestant's reaction to the music round was amazing
# Je T'aime
# Je T'aime

This University Challenge contestant's reaction to the music round was amazing

Dec 8th 2015, 7:51 AM 6,996 Views 0 Comments

Powell is our hero.

# university-challenge - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

This University Challenge contestant has the most University Challenge name ever
# Universally Challenged
# Universally Challenged

This University Challenge contestant has the most University Challenge name ever

Dec 1st 2015, 9:03 AM 4,474 Views 0 Comments

“YORK – JOLY DE LOTBINIERE!”

# university-challenge - Monday 2 November, 2015

This lad was the University Challenge hero we all needed tonight
# Universally Challenged
# Universally Challenged

This lad was the University Challenge hero we all needed tonight

Nov 2nd 2015, 8:44 PM 8,610 Views 2 Comments

You may not confer.

Can You Answer Any of These University Challenge Starter Questions?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Can You Answer Any of These University Challenge Starter Questions?

Nov 2nd 2015, 6:07 PM 16,613 Views 14 Comments

Starter for 10…

# university-challenge - Monday 12 October, 2015

One University Challenge contestant was scared sh**less by the buzzer
# Buzzin For It
# Buzzin For It

One University Challenge contestant was scared sh**less by the buzzer

Oct 12th 2015, 10:02 PM 7,294 Views 1 Comment

They just come at you out of nowhere.

Can You Answer Any Of These University Challenge Questions?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Can You Answer Any Of These University Challenge Questions?

Oct 12th 2015, 7:04 PM 16,773 Views 11 Comments

Starter for ten…

# university-challenge - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Everyone lost it over this contestant's unusual degree on last night's University Challenge
# Uc
# Uc

Everyone lost it over this contestant's unusual degree on last night's University Challenge

Oct 6th 2015, 7:46 AM 8,707 Views 4 Comments

She’s studying SPHINCTER PRESERVATION.

# university-challenge - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

The Irish language was mangled on last night's University Challenge
# Universally Challenged
# Universally Challenged

The Irish language was mangled on last night's University Challenge

Sep 29th 2015, 9:21 AM 10,012 Views 3 Comments

Coo coo coo choo.

# university-challenge - Monday 14 September, 2015

What to watch on TV tonight: Monday
# Tv Picks
# Tv Picks

What to watch on TV tonight: Monday

Sep 14th 2015, 5:30 PM 5,638 Views 0 Comments

Here are the shows that will be on your Twitter timeline this evening.

# university-challenge - Monday 7 September, 2015

A lad wore a leather vest on University Challenge, and the internet lost it
# Shah
# Shah

A lad wore a leather vest on University Challenge, and the internet lost it

Sep 7th 2015, 8:35 PM 11,292 Views 1 Comment

Well, that was unexpected.

# university-challenge - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Someone who works on University Challenge only got 12 of last night's questions right
# Universally Challenged
# Universally Challenged

Someone who works on University Challenge only got 12 of last night's questions right

Jul 28th 2015, 7:33 AM 3,845 Views 1 Comment

How many did you get right?

# university-challenge - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

The most University Challenge person ever was on telly last night
# Return Of The Jedi
# Return Of The Jedi

The most University Challenge person ever was on telly last night

Jul 21st 2015, 7:37 AM 10,072 Views 2 Comments

Yuroslav Sky Walker, at your service.

# university-challenge - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

This girl was the hero of last night's University Challenge
# Peterhouse Woods
# Peterhouse Woods

This girl was the hero of last night's University Challenge

Jul 14th 2015, 11:38 AM 26,865 Views 3 Comments

You may not confer. Except you, Woods.

# university-challenge - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Everyone fell in love with this contestant on University Challenge last night
# Hapax Legomenon
# Hapax Legomenon

Everyone fell in love with this contestant on University Challenge last night

Apr 14th 2015, 10:05 AM 14,751 Views 0 Comments

Loveday! Oh Loveday.

# university-challenge - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

University Challenge contestant amazes Paxman with ridiculously fast answer
# Go Binnie
# Go Binnie

University Challenge contestant amazes Paxman with ridiculously fast answer

Feb 11th 2015, 10:14 AM 13,970 Views 5 Comments

It’s simple modular arithmetic, actually.

# university-challenge - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

University Challenge student panics and blurts out 'whore'
# Hoar
# Hoar

University Challenge student panics and blurts out 'whore'

Sep 23rd 2014, 8:48 AM 8,680 Views 3 Comments

Here’s the thing though. HE WAS RIGHT.

# university-challenge - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Contestants on last night's University Challenge completely flunked the pop music round
# University Fail
# University Fail

Contestants on last night's University Challenge completely flunked the pop music round

Aug 26th 2014, 12:15 PM 8,500 Views 2 Comments

They confused Pixies with Arctic Monkeys :|

# university-challenge - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

9 people who know the joy of getting one right on University Challenge
# Universally Challenged
# Universally Challenged

9 people who know the joy of getting one right on University Challenge

Apr 8th 2014, 10:12 AM 3,187 Views 1 Comment

YOU MAY NOT CONFER!

# university-challenge - Friday 14 February, 2014

This college appeal for language experts is littered with language errors
# Bad Language
# Bad Language

This college appeal for language experts is littered with language errors

Feb 14th 2014, 12:45 PM 2,910 Views 1 Comment

English lessons might not be such a bad idea after all.