Guaranteed to give participants the edge by developing the skills and confidence to express themselves effectively.

Guaranteed to give participants the edge by developing the skills and confidence to express themselves effectively.
Debate  is offered at: St Andrews, Cambridge and Yale.
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July 26th – August 16th 2017
13 – 18 years old
Please note some academic options are recommended/designed for specific ages – see below.
All students choose one academic and one elective program.
View a typical day at St Andrews
July 16th – August 6th 2017
13 – 18 years old
Please note some academic options are recommended/designed for specific ages – see below.
All students choose one academic and one elective program.
View a typical day at Yale

Debating summer school program

Professional coaching, interactive workshops and a variety of debating opportunities create a stimulating environment where our summer students can immerse themselves in the exciting academic world of debate. Guaranteed to give participants the edge by developing the skills and confidence to express themselves effectively.

Debating

What does it cover?

Whether 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 at the historic University of St Andrews, Cambridge and Yale campuses  

As entry into the world’s leading universities becomes increasingly competitive, many top institutions now demand that applicants have 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 their skills as well as the confidence to use it!