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LU wins Inter-Collegiate Debate Competition 2022 championship

31 Aug 2022

LU wins Inter-Collegiate Debate Competition 2022 championship
Photo: LU Debate Team on-stage members: (from left) Wong Hoi-ching (Contemporary English Studies, Year 3), Chui Wing-in (Social Sciences, Year 3), Lam Yuk-sang (BBA, Year 3) and Pun Hok-lam (History, Year 4).

The Chinese Debate Team of Lingnan University (LU) won the Inter-Collegiate Debate Competition on 14 August 2022. LU also won the championship in 2016 and 2019.

 

The LU team outperformed the HKU team in the semi-finals, and competed with the EdU team in the final on the topic “War is inevitable in the development of mankind”. LU’s third debater Lam Yuk-sang (BBA, Year 3) and second debater Chui Wing-in (Social Science, Year 3) received the Best Debater awards in the finals and semi-finals respectively.    

 

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Ten local tertiary institution teams participated in this year’s championship.