PEOPLE

  • Samantha Cooke

    Student & DM Alumnus

    University of Newcastle

    Sam’s first foray into Debating Matters was in the 2012/13 International Finals, where her team were successful against their Indian competitors. Since then, Sam has competed in the 2013/14 and 2014/15 competitions for Withington Girls’ School, reaching the National Finals in the latter and receiving the Best Individual award. She now attends Newcastle University where she studies Linguistics with French. In her spare time, Sam enjoys asking people if they’ve watched Breaking Bad (you haven’t?!), hip hop music and perfecting her seven-step haircare routine.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Thursday 27 June:
Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts

Friday 5 July:
North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre



CHAMPIONSHIP ARCHIVE

Find a list of all our previous championship events here.



SUPPORT DEBATING MATTERS

Bernie Whelan, our DM coordinator, is raising money for Debating Matters. To stage one of our Championships for six to 12 teams costs £6,000. Find out more on Bernie’s Wonderful fundraising page.

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