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09 Mar 2016: Oxford Brookes University: Brookes to host regional finals of national schools debating competition

Sixth-form students from six schools in the South of England will fight it out in the UK’s toughest debating competition, the Academy of Ideas’ Debating Matters Competition this Friday 11 March. Oxford Brookes University is hosting the South regional final which will see 16-18 year olds taking part in a series of debates on topics such as gentrification, genome editing and gender quotas in the workplace.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Thursday 27 June:
Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts

Friday 5 July:
North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre



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Find a list of all our previous championship events here.



SUPPORT DEBATING MATTERS

Bernie Whelan, our DM coordinator, is raising money for Debating Matters. To stage one of our Championships for six to 12 teams costs £6,000. Find out more on Bernie’s Wonderful fundraising page.

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