University Challenge 2002–03

Series 32 of University Challenge began on 2 September 2002, with the final on 31 March 2003.[1]

ResultsEdit

  • 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 the first round losers with the highest losing scores.
  • A score in italics indicates a match decided on a tie-breaker question.

First roundEdit

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast date
Newcastle University 205 180 University of York 2 September 2002
University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology 165 200 Clare College, Cambridge 9 September 2002
University College London 165 175 Jesus College, Oxford 16 September 2002
University of Liverpool 130 265 Worcester College, Oxford 23 September 2002
Selwyn College, Cambridge 160 180 Merton College, Oxford 30 September 2002
University of Leeds 230 135 Liverpool John Moores University 7 October 2002
Cranfield University 175 165 Brasenose College, Oxford 14 October 2002
Middlesex University 70 200 University of Manchester 21 October 2002
University of Sheffield 180 125 Homerton College, Cambridge 28 October 2002
University of Nottingham 225 105 University of Wales, Aberystwyth 4 November 2002
Birkbeck, University of London 230 185 Emmanuel College, Cambridge 11 November 2002
Durham University 190 115 Queens' College, Cambridge 18 November 2002
University of Warwick 275 140 Wadham College, Oxford 25 November 2002
University of Southampton 190 125 University of Edinburgh 2 December 2002

Highest Scoring Losers PlayoffsEdit

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast date
University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology 150 205 University College London 9 December 2002
Emmanuel College, Cambridge 205 150 University of York 16 December 2002

Second roundEdit

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast date
Newcastle University 80 215 Worcester College, Oxford 23 December 2002
University of Warwick 225 145 University of Southampton 30 December 2002
University College London 330 125 Emmanuel College, Cambridge 6 January 2003
Durham University 225 180 Jesus College, Oxford 13 January 2003
Birkbeck, University of London 190 130 Clare College, Cambridge 20 January 2003
Cranfield University 190 175 University of Manchester 27 January 2003
University of Leeds 170 165 University of Nottingham 3 February 2003
University of Sheffield 195 125 Merton College, Oxford 10 February 2003

Quarter-finalsEdit

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast date
University College London 145 220 Birkbeck, University of London 17 February 2003
University of Warwick 175 180 University of Sheffield 24 February 2003
Cranfield University 165 160 Durham University 3 March 2003
University of Leeds 230 130 Worcester College, Oxford 10 March 2003

Semi-finalsEdit

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast date
Birkbeck, University of London 190 155 University of Sheffield 17 March 2003
Cranfield University 200 125 University of Leeds 24 March 2003

FinalEdit

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast date
Birkbeck, University of London 180 155 Cranfield University 31 March 2003
  • The trophy and title were awarded to the Birkbeck team comprising Tony Walsh, Thor Halland, Tony Gillham and Colum Gallivan.
  • The trophy was presented by Benjamin Zephaniah.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "University Challenge - 2002-3". www.blanchflower.org.

External linksEdit