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October 25, 2002

Kyushu Students Talk Their Way to the Top

A pair of female students from Kitakyushu University beat 29 other teams from 21 universities to win the fifth University Debating Competition 2002 in Tokyo last week. Runners-up were a team from the Tokyo Institute of Technology. The topic for the final was the necessity of weapons of mass destruction. The event was organized by the English-Speaking Union of Japan and TV Tokyo (channel 12). Guest lecturers from the UK, including from Oxford and Cambridge Universities, took part in the event.

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