Student of FKB becomes Third Champion of Debate Competition

Student of FKB becomes Third Champion of Debate Competition

BANDUNG, TEL-U – The Faculty of Communications and Business’ students, Telkom  University (FKB Tel-U) achieved 3rd place in the Public Relations Debate Competition which was held at the Islamic University of Indonesia (UII) in Yogyakarta, Communications Kampuang in 2015. In a race that was held on 25 and May 28 2015, Telkom University’s team managed to set aside a number of participants from various universities in Indonesia.

The themes debated in the race range from about MEA viewed from the perspective of science communication, especially Public Relations. Tel-U team consists of Ricky Aditya (Business Administration Program), and Surya Budi Setiawan Dinda Putri (Communication Studies Program).

This competition uses the knockout system. That is, each team only has one chance in every game. For the first game, Tel-U team paired with the host team, UII.

“In this first game, a system error occurs from the committee side, but ended with a victory for the Tel-U team. The victory drove us straight into the round of 8 large. Allhamdulilah Tel-U team obtained the highest score, “said Budi Setiawan.

In quarter-finals, leaving UNDIP Team, Budi Luhur University team, UNPAD team and Tel-U team. In this round, Tel-U team was met with UNPAD Tim, and Tel-U team had to have a big heart for losing to UNPAD Team. At racing round for the 3rd Champion Team Tel-U was met with Budi Luhur University team.

“Allhamdulilah Tel-U team, won the 3rd Champion and able to live up the name of Telkom University,” said Budi. (purel / rizal)

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