A debating team from BRAC University has won the World Universities Debating Championship (WUDC) 2022, the “world cup of debating.”
Team BRAC A, consisting of Sajid Asbat Khandaker and Sourodip Paul, students of Master of Science in Applied Economics at BRAC University clinched this title in the finals on 27 July 2022. BRAC A was the first team from Bangladesh to make it to the finals and become champion of the world’s biggest debating tournament, held annually with teams representing universities from across the globe.
In the final, Team BRAC A faced Princeton University, the National University of Singapore, and Ateneo de Manila University. During the preliminary and knockout rounds, they outranked Harvard, Oxford, Sydney, and some other prestigious universities.