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University Challenge results, 2006


The 35th series (8:30pm Monday, BBC2) began on September 19 2005, ending with the final on May 15 2006.

First round
St Hugh's, Oxford190240Manchester
Lampeter160125Exeter
Magdalen, Oxford70320Trinity Hall, Cambridge
Liverpool27570Hull
St Hilda's, Oxford165130Durham
Birmingham125115Strathclyde
Lucy Cavendish, Cambridge110160Hertfordshire
Sheffield100235Sussex
Edinburgh110275Gonville and Caius, Cambridge
St John's, Oxford130165Trinity, Cambridge
School of Oriental & African Studies20595Christ's, Cambridge
Churchill, Cambridge170120York
London Business School170130Trinity, Oxford
Nottingham245135Imperial College School of Medicine
Highest-scoring losers
St John's, Oxford190125St Hugh's, Oxford
Imperial College School of Medicine205145Trinity, Oxford
Second Round
School of Oriental & African Studies200170Churchill, Cambridge
London Business School185160Nottingham
St John's, Oxford170175Imperial College School of Medicine
Liverpool195170Trinity, Cambridge
Trinity Hall, Cambridge25595Birmingham
Gonville and Caius, Cambridge175160Sussex
Manchester25545St Hilda's, Oxford
Lampeter140145Hertfordshire
Quarter Finals
London Business School215145Gonville and Caius, Cambridge
Manchester275140Imperial College School of Medicine
School of Oriental & African Studies155225Trinity Hall, Cambridge
Liverpool195140Hertfordshire
Semi Finals
London Business School60250Manchester
Trinity Hall, Cambridge200140Liverpool
Final
Manchester160150Trinity Hall, Cambridge

For the first time in its 44-year history the trophy will be staying in the show's home city after a close final. The victors were Chris Holmes (Materials Science), Gareth Aubrey (Nuclear Science), Joseph Meagher (Politics), and Adrian Anslow (Mathematics), and received the trophy from writer Peter Ackroyd.

Winners are given in bold, and the four highest scoring first round losers in italics. An italicised score indicates that the result was decided by a tie-break.