The Xavier University Debate Circle ranked 6th on the English as a Second Language (ESL) Category in the 35th World Universities Debate Championship held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from December 27, 2014 to January 3, 2015. XU went through nine tough rounds and bested 274 other international teams. They ended in the quarter finals with top teams from Stockholm University and University of Macau.
XU together with University of the Philippines Diliman, Ateneo de Manila and De La Salle University represented the Philippines in the said competition. Of all the Philippine teams, XU got the highest place. The team was composed of Giano Libot, Lee Arvin Gogo and Apple Abrillo.
Photos by Giano Libot