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  • Mary Curnock Cook OBE

    Outgoing Chief Executive

    UCAS

    Mary Curnock Cook is an independent educationalist, with expertise in participation and progression in the different stages of education, and with a particular focus on those who are disadvantaged in education.
    From 2010 to 2017, Mary was Chief Executive of UCAS.  She is Chair of Governors at Kensington and Chelsea College, a Trustee of the Access Project and the National Star College, and Vice-Chair of Governors at Swindon Academy.
    Mary has an MSc from London Business School.  She was awarded an OBE in 2000 for services to training in the hospitality industry, and is an honorary Fellow of Birkbeck College, University of London.

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

National FInal: National Final 2016/17

DEBATE: No Platform 2017

National FInal: National Final 2014/15

DEBATE: Voting

National FInal: National Final 2014/15

DEBATE: Assisted Dying

Qualifying Round: Cheltenham 2015/16

DEBATE: Sex Selective Abortion

National FInal: National Final 2013/14

DEBATE: Medical Records

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



CHAMPIONSHIP ARCHIVE

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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