Southampton University to Appear on University Challenge

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The University of Southampton is to appear on University Challenge this Monday, 19 August.

The team of four students will take on the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), constituent college of the University of London, for a place in the second round.

The academic quiz show is presented by Jeremy Paxman, and involves teams of students from UK universities answer questions across a range of subjects.

Southampton students are starring on University Challenge, hosted by Jeremy Paxman.
Southampton students are starring on University Challenge, hosted by Jeremy Paxman.

The last time Southampton competed on the show was in 2010, where the team lost in round one with 115 points to Newnham College, Cambridge, who amassed 135 points.

Don’t miss the Southampton team compete at 8pm on BBC 2, Monday 19 August 2013.

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