Why Great Debates

    The GREAT Debate competition is being organised across Pakistan by the British High Commission. The aim is to support the next generation of Pakistan discover the value of debate, persuasion and discourse.

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    Why Great Debates

    The GREAT Debate competition is being organised across Pakistan by the British High Commission. The aim is to support the next generation of Pakistan discover the value of debate, persuasion and discourse.

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    Why Great Debates

    The GREAT Debate competition is being organised across Pakistan by the British High Commission. The aim is to support the next generation of Pakistan discover the value of debate, persuasion and discourse.

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Great Debate Competition

This year British High Commission in Islamabad is celebrating 70 years of UK-Pakistan relations. As part of these celebrations we will be holding the 3rd annual GREAT Debate competition across Pakistan on the theme of the Commonwealth.
The UK and Pakistan are both members of the Commonwealth and in spring 2018 at the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in the UK we will be working together to strengthen the relationship between Commonwealth countries.
The competition is open to all enrolled university students. It is an ideal opportunity to get involved in healthy debates and not only enhance knowledge on key current affairs topics but also improve public speaking and research skills, gain confidence, and engage with fellow students from universities all over Pakistan.
The competition will start on DATE and run in 2 rounds – the first round will consist of regional debates which will happen nationwide. Every regional winner and runner up will then proceed to Islamabad for the grand finale. The inner city debates will run from November 2017 to February 2018.
The prizes for the regional winner and runner up will be FREE one year membership of the British Council digital library.
The prize for the GREAT Debates competition is the British High Commission Scholarship.
The winner will get a PKR 400,000 grant towards their semester fee where as the runner up will get PKR 200,000 grant to their semester fee.
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The winner of the GREAT Debate competition will be awarded with the BHC Scholarship

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