Coming Very Soon : EDS UI Trifecta

In the spirit of welcoming the new debating season, we are so happy to announce that English Debating Society Universitas Indonesia (EDS UI) will be holding our three most awaited annual tournaments – UI TRIFECTA – this upcoming semester. Details are as follows:


Just for Fun (JFF)

Format: British Parliamentary (OPEN)

Date: 5-6 September 2015



Format: Asian Parliamentary

Date: 7-8 November 2015


FoundersTrophy (FT)

Format: British Parliamentary (OPEN)

Date: 27-29 November 2015



Please note that the venue for all these tournaments will be Universitas Indonesia. Dates are tentative, but will most likely fall on those approximations, so please reserve those dates on your calendar. Registration fees and other details are TBA.


Should you have any queries regarding these tournaments, feel free to contact any of these Tournament officers:

Cara (087809806274)

Adit (085935374648)

Andre (081297185015)

and also follow our Twitter, @eds_ui, for the latest updates.


We look forward to seeing you all there!

UI Team Takes Off to NUDC 2015 , After Championing Kopertis III Selection


NUDC Kopertis III 2015
The scene of prestigious National Universities Debating Championship (NUDC) is about to begin in less than a week. Regional selections  have been done by a body named Koordinasi Perguruan Tinggi Swasta (Kopertis), to select each regional representative for The Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education’s NUDC 2015. Universitas Indonesia  has undergone the selection process together with other universities in Kopertis regional III, whose area is within Greater Jakarta .

We are very grateful to emerge victorious from the tough grand final round on last Tuesday, 11th of August. UI team was composed by our tough duo Magreta Kailla Adenta (Law, 2011) and Terry Muthahhari (Social and Political Sciences, 2011). Both of them have put a very great effort resulting into bagging all the 9 VPs from 3 thrilling preliminary rounds on Monday, placing the team on the 1st rank of the breaking list.

The other good news is also coming from our N1 Adjudicator, Kristi Ardiana (Law, 2013). She was also placed on the 1st rank of the adjudicators breaking list. On the individual tabulation, Magreta Kailla Adenta awaraded as the best speaker and quickly followed by her teammate, Terry Mutahhari on the 4th rank.

This happy ending of NUDC Kopertis III selection is actually just a beginning of a new and tougher fight which is NUDC 2015. It will have the kick start on August 19th in the island of Borneo, precisely in Universitas Tanjungpura, Pontianak. Let us wish all the best luck for our team and also N1 adjudicator.

Follow us on twitter @eds_ui for quick updates on the competition that would decide the Indonesia’s representatives for the most prestigious debating competition on earth – World Universities Debating Championship (WUDC) 2016. (GK)

The live report of this Kopertis III selection is available on twitter #NUDCIII2015