Thursday, May 31, 2012
NUEDC 2012: UGM Triumphs in Last Regional Qualifier
Universitas Gadjah Mada (Erwina Salsabila & Thoriq Murtadho) won the Region VII (Yogyakarta) qualifiers of the 2012 National Universities English Debating Championship, concluding the regional stage of this nationwide competition. All 12 regions now have 8 teams that they will send to the national round. From the position of Opening Government, UGM defeated cross-city rivals Universitas Islam Indonesia, Universitas Atma Jaya Yogyakarta and Universitas Ahmad Dahlan in the regional final. Besides the finalists, 4 other universities that reached the semifinals are also heading for the main tournament. They are Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Universitas Pembangunan Nasional and STMIK Amikom.