Done with Zoom quizzes? Try out for the University of Reading’s University Challenge team

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The TV programme University Challenge is selecting teams from universities across the UK to appear on the show, and you have an opportunity to be part of the University of Reading Team – do you have what it takes? To be in with a chance – take part in our University Challenge team selection event on Monday 16 November.

University Challenge team selection test event

The selection event will consist of a 50 question quiz on a broad range of University Challenge subjects.  Sign up by enrolling on Blackboard at


The selection event begins on BlackBoard at 4pm Monday 16 November – sign up before then to make sure you have all the info you need.

What and How

The quiz will be available on the BlackBoard page and will be open for 30 minutes. We will select the top 4 scorers and the fifth place will be the reserve team member.

Important: This course is self-enrol. To access all the resources on this Blackboard course you must click the Enrol button at bottom of the left side panel. (Blackboard at


Why not – challenge yourself and see how far you can get! You might end up on the team, and on TV doing the University of Reading proud.


We encourage current students from all subjects and levels of study to get involved – though the programme do set some specific eligibility requirements which you can read on the BlackBoard event page.

You can find full details about the event and selection process on the event page on Blackboard

Good Luck.

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