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IUB competes in HWS RR Debate Tournament


A 3-member team of IUB Debate Club (IUBDC) representing IUB (Independent University Bangladesh) have earned the prestigious right of being the only Asian Team to compete in Hobart & William Smith College Round Robin (HWS RR) Debate Tournament being held in New York, USA.
This is a very prestigious invitation only annual inter university debate tournament in world platform where 16 universities are taking part this year. Aaqib Farhan Hossain, Nabil Hasan and Zobayer Ahmed are representing IUBDC in this exclusive and competitive debate tournament that has been designed to ensure that the best of the best against each other.
By virtue of becoming the champion in ‘United Asian Debate Championship’, IUBDC secured its position in HWS RR contest. It has also created incredible opportunity for IUBDC to represent the entire Asian region in this tournament in USA.
World-famous universities participating in HWS RR Debate Tournament are – Harvard University, Stanford University, University of Cambridge, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, London School of Economics (LSE), University of Melbourne, University of Oxford, Tel Aviv University, Yale University, Independent University, Bangladesh, University College, Dublin, Cornell University and Wilfrid Laurier University.
The exposure to such world class opposition & peers will enable the debaters to come back with accelerated growth, increased knowledge & sharpened skills. They plan to immediately resume debating in the national & Asian regional competitions to ensure that IUB can again return to this prestigious event in due time.