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Thursday, 30 October 2014
Malaysian National Intervarsity Debating Championship

The first Malaysia Nationals 2014 took place from the 24th October to the 27th October 2014 (Friday to Monday). KDU University College sent 3 teams and 2 adjudicators to the tournament. The teams were as follows: KDU A (Gary Wong and Charlene Kong), KDU B (Kelviin Manuel Pillay and Sebastian Su), and KDU C (Shaodong Eo and Lim Juan Yang). All of the team did outstandingly well in this tournament with KDU A and KDU B advancing to the breaking rounds of the tournament. Both judges also managed to break into breaking rounds.

This tournament was very competitive and challenging for all of the participants as competitors were drawn from every tertiary institution, including public and private universities and private colleges. Debaters from all around Malaysia participated in a competitive atmosphere to sharpen their skills in debating as well as critical thinking. The accommodation provided was of a very high quality and ancillary services such as food and drinks were also above the normal expectation.

Overall experience gained from the tournament was exceptionally good. Kelviin Manuel Pillay also obtained the Best Newcomer in the year end debating award which successfully created extensive awareness of KDU and the strength of our debaters. Furthermore, Kelviin and his teammate, Sebastian Su, also managed to make into finals and overall placed second in the tournament.

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Malaysian National Intervarsity Debating Championship

The first Malaysia Nationals 2014 took place from the 24th October to the 27th October 2014 (Friday to Monday). KDU University College sent 3 teams and 2 adjudicators to the tournament. The teams were as follows: KDU A (Gary Wong and Charlene Kong), KDU B (Kelviin Manuel Pillay and Sebastian Su), and KDU C (Shaodong Eo and Lim Juan Yang). All of the team did outstandingly well in this tournament with KDU A and KDU B advancing to the breaking rounds of the tournament. Both judges also managed to break into breaking rounds.

KDU Diwali Celebration by Indian Cultural Society

The Festival of Lights, Diwali, is a colourful and happy celebration. Regardless of different races or regions, the exciting theme for all of us is the renewal of life and the lifting of darkness, and it is a happy festival of lights.