IIUM debate team ranked 10th in World championship


Syed Saddiq (left) and Mubarrat Wassey from IIUM were ranked the 10th best debate team in the world.

The team, consisting of final year law-student Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman and third-year economics student Mubarrat Wassey, were ranked 10th out of 440 teams in the 35th World Universities Debating Championship (WUDC) hosted by University Teknologi Mara (UiTM).

"Debate is a life changing experience that everyone should embark on," said Syed Saddiq at the closing ceremony of the tournament on Saturday night.

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