Today saw Ade take charge of our popular running club. Sinan and Julian set a fast pace, while it was good to see Joana and Praveen also running well.

Hend debating

Next, Debating. Our resident British Parliamentary debating experts, Molly and Ade ran a debating workshop in the Oxford Union, where we were witness to some impressive speeches.

Makonnen debating

Sanah produced a fiery speech as she proposed the banning of violent video games. Despite this, the team of Roy and Kent produced a solid display to take the win in this debate.

Alex and Maya debating

In the second debate, Ryan and Zara took the win, with a strong performance from first proposition. Roy and Kent narrowly missed out on the final which featured Ryan and Zara, Jacques and Saaniya, Mehak and Anushri and Nicole and Julian.

Debating at the Oxford Union

Nicole and Julian won the debating team competition, and will be awarded their certificates at the graduation ceremony at the Saïd Business School, along with the best individual speakers who will also win awards.

Zara debating


Ryan and Julian debating

Debating winners

Debating at the Union

After debating we went back to the accommodation to play ‘Record Games’, where the students were given the chance to gain some more points on the team leader board.

Record Games

They were challenged to a variety of events such as the most keepy-uppies in a minute and also how quickly they could transfer water from a bowl to a cup!