Debating Summer School Course and one electives course

Student debatingWhether beginners or seasoned veterans, our summer students will benefit from expert tuition in the art of public speaking, covering all aspects of debate including delivery, organisation, evidence analysis, argument invention and debating theory

  • Acquire the ability and confidence to communicate effectively
  • Learn techniques from leading debate coaches
  • Take part in energetic debates on exciting contemporary issues
  • Learn valuable skills including critical thinking and persuasive reasoning
  • Debate in The University of St Andrews’ historic debating chambers

As entry into the world’s leading universities becomes increasingly competitive, many top institutions now demand applicants with the ability to think critically and articulate their views. Debating encourages students to express themselves with confidence and flair, both academically and in all aspects of their lives.
Guaranteed to inspire students to discover their voice and develop the skills as well as confidence to use it!.