The event, to be held on Thursday 9 January, aims to celebrate and encourage debating prowess and offer an opportunity for informed discussion amongst the student fraternity.
Topic of the GREAT debate: “This House believes that it is the best time to be young.”
The winning team will be offered a one-week sponsored tour in the UK, which would include visits to historical sites, academic institutions, cultural events, along with peer group interactions. A visit to Scotland/ Wales, UK Parliament and the Virgin Atlantic training facility is also being planned. Virgin Atlantic is partnering with the British High Commission.
The Vice Chancellor, Delhi University, Dinesh Singh and British High Commissioner Sir James Bevan KCMG along with Mr Stephen King, Country Manager, Virgin Atlantic Airways, India, will attend the event. An eminent jury will be judging the competition.
For further detail please contact: Pradyumna Bora at 9910569858 or Chandeep Kaur at 24192182 / 9811796383.
- Delhi University
- Virgin Atlantic website
- A special Twitter hashtag has been created for the event: #GreatDUdebate
- A similar event is being organised at St Xavier’s College Kolkata on 21 January 2014.
Marcus Winsley, Director,
Press and Communications
British High Commission,
Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110021
Tel: 44192100; Fax: 24192411
Mail to: Kitty.Tawakley@fco.gov.uk
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