USU and UNS to Compete in Final Round of Debate Competition
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The University of North Sumatera (USU) and Universitas Sebelas Maret (UNS) advancing to the final round of the All-Indonesia University Student Constitutional Debate Competition XIV, Friday (11/19/2021). Photo by Humas MK/Teguh.


Saturday, November 20, 2021 | 07:17 WIB

BOGOR, Public Relations—Two teams advanced to the final round of the All-Indonesia University Student Constitutional Debate Competition XIV. After competing several rounds, the University of North Sumatera (USU) and Universitas Sebelas Maret (UNS) beat the other 22 teams.

Bayu Dwi Anggono, Director of the Center for Constitutional Studies of the Law Faculty of the University of Jember, announced the news as the chair of the jury. He also said that four teams had competed in the semifinal.

He stressed that the jury had made calculations and decided on the winners of each round. Hard work is needed to place first.

“I’d like to announce the results of the semifinal between the pro team—M1, Diponegoro University—and the con team—M2, the University of North Sumatera. The champion is the University of North Sumatera, with a score of 5-0. So, the one advancing to the final round is the University of North Sumatera,” Bayu said alongside the secretary of the jury, Khairul Fahmi, Friday, November 19, 2021 at the Court’s Pancasila and Constitution Education Center (Pusdik), Cisarua, Bogor.

Bayu added that the competition between Syiah Kuala University (N1) and Universitas Sebelas Maret (N2) was won by Universitas Sebelas Maret with a score of 4-1. He ended the announcement by encouraging the final contestants to keep up their spirit and prepare well.

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University Constitutional Debate Competition Enters Elimination Round

The elimination round of the debate competition will be taking place on Wednesday-Friday, November 17-19, 2021. The elimination until the semifinal rounds will be taking place in a hybrid manner (onsite and online), where the participants will participate virtually while the jury online from the Court’s Pancasila and Constitution Education Center (Pusdik), Cisarua, Bogor.

The 24 remaining teams were divided into “pro” and “con” teams. Each team consisted of three people. The round consisted of four sessions and was adjudicated by three members of the jury.

Twenty-four teams passed the elimination round: Airlangga University, Andalas University, Brawijaya University, Diponegoro University, Esa Unggul University, Gadjah Mada University, Hasanuddin University, the Islamic University of Indonesia, Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University of Yogyakarta, Hidayatullah State Islamic University, the University of Jember, Khairun University, Muhammadiyah University of Malang, Padjajaran University, Pelita Harapan University, Raden Intan University of Lampung, the University of Riau, Sebelas Maret University, the University of North Sumatera, Syiah Kuala University, the University of Tanjungpura, Tarumanagara University, Trunojoyo University, and Udayana University.

The jury consists of law experts, academics, and practitioners from well-known universities all across Indonesia. The jury will decide the competition with objective assessments.  

Writer        : Utami Argawati
Editor        : Nur R.
Translator  : Yuniar Widiastuti (NL)

Translation uploaded on 11/22/2021 11:13 WIB

Disclaimer: The original version of the news is in Indonesian. In case of any differences between the English and the Indonesian versions, the Indonesian version will prevail.


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