MMU Malay Debate team emerged champion in the a debate league, Liga Debat CVF 20/21, which was held in conjunction with the Convo Festival 20/21 on 18 – 20 March 2022 in virtual and physical mode at MMU Cyberjaya campus.
The team was represented by Yang Fatin Syahira Mior Mohammad Hairol from the Faculty of Engineering, Misha Qistina (Faculty of Law), and Afiq Daniel (Faculty of Information Science Technology). They walked away with cash prizes of RM1,000. Apart from winning the overall championship, Yang Fatin Syahira was announced as the Best Debater and received cash prizes of RM350.
Teams from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) won the second place, followed by Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) in third place while consolation prize won by Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM). President of MMU, Prof. Dato’ Dr Mazliham Mohd Su’ud presented the prizes to the winners. Also present were the Director of Students Affairs Division (STAD), Puan Sri Kusuma Wati Mohd Daud and the Vice President of Student Experience, Entrepreneurship Development (SEED), Prof. Dr Wong Eng Kiong.
Organised by PENTAS, the competition was participated by four local universities. At the final round MMU and UPM teams debated on the topic, ‘Perang Ukrain-Rusia: Dunia Wajar Berdiam Diri’. This club provides a platform for students to empower their communication and debating skills in Bahasa Melayu through public speaking.