QatarDebate Centre (QD), a member of Qatar Foundation (QF), recently organised the 1st Qatar Universities Debate League (QUDL) in English for 2019-2020 season.
Twenty-four teams took part from nine universities, including QF partner universities, Academic Bridge Programme, Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, Georgetown University, Hamad bin Khalifa University, Northwestern University Qatar, Texas A&M University Qatar, and Weill Cornell Medicine, as well as Qatar University, and College of North Atlantic Qatar.
The first QUDL, which is in the British parliamentary format, was hosted by Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar, with a total of 52 debaters and had them argue for and against motions in the most challenging dilemmas of the modern world.
This is a league system; the debate points earned by the top two teams from the University at tournaments are accumulated. Here are the university rankings for this weekend: Georgetown University - Qatar came in the first place, followed by Northwestern University in Qatar, and Weill Cornell Medicine in Qatar.
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