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Why become a member?

  • Two training workshops a week, one specifically geared towards competitive debating

  • The opportunity to compete externally at debating tournaments across the UK and across Europe

  • Access to our family system (a group of a few novice speakers and older members that help you with adjusting to your debate and uni environment)

  • Free entry to our public debates throughout the year featuring notable guest speakers

  • Funding for registration fees and travel to competitions

  • Discounts at local pubs and other social venues 

Membership is open to everyone, regardless of whether or not you are matriculated at the University of Edinburgh.

Once you are a member, you are eligible to candidate for a committee position and vote in internal elections. Read more about becoming an Ordinary Member here.

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