Chittagong University Debating Society (CUDS), the central debate organization of the University of Chittagong, was established in 1996 by some passionate students with a vision to establish free speech and logical thinking within the students of the University of Chittagong. After its initiation, successively, It has got some cordial guardian named Prof. Dr. Mahbubul Haque (2000 to 2015), Prof. Dr. Emran Hossain (2015 to 2018) , Prof. Dr. ABM Abu Noman (2018 to present) as its moderators who have played noteworthy roles to ensure current success.
The Focus of CUDS’ Activity is to promote awareness on various social issues through debate education. Currently, it is one of the remarkable debating organizations of the nation who come with highly skilled nationally and internationally recognized Debaters and Adjudicators. Every year, it hosts a variety of activities geared towards developing dialogue and critical thinking is offered to diverse sets of audiences of Bangladesh. CUDS has represented 'University of Chittagong' in World Universities Debating Championship for consecutive years since 2012.
Here you can find a listing of the Society’s competitive successes.
CUDS members regularly compete and judge at debating competitions around the country and abroad. It does not matter who you are, the society will help people to go and debate. CUDS have had successes in all types of competitions and by a variety of members, from those in their first year to their fifth year of debating.
Champion - BDF ILO National Debate Championship 2019 (Chittagong region)
Champion - 7th PUDS National Debate Competition 2019
Champion - 11th UIU National debate Championship 2019
Champion - 2nd SDS National Debate Championship 2019
Champion - BDF-RAMRU Inter University Debate Competition 2019
Champion - 14th JUDO Inter University Debate Competition 2019
Champion - 8th Environment Day Debate Competition (Organized by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Bangladesh and Department of Environment Dhaka)
Champion - CTTC-DUDS Anti Violent Extremism Debate Competition 2019
Champion - Robi Dristy Debate Championship 2019
Champion - VCDS Inter University Debate Competition 2019
Champion - National Prof. Dr. Nurul Islam Memorial National Debate Championships - 2018
Champion - DOE - CUDS Inter Varsity Debate Competition 2018
Champion - MBSTU IV 2018 - The Recurrence
Champion - Inter Varsity Debate Competition for Youth Conference 2018 by BDF
Champion - TIB-CFG Inter Varsity Debate Championship - 2017
Champion - DUDS Inter Varsity Debate Competition -2017
Champion - Drishty Inter Varsity Debate Competition - 2017
Champion - CUET Inter Club Tech Debate - 2017
Champion - PUDS Inter Club Debate Competition - 2017
Champion - Ultraviolet Inter Club BP Debate Competition - 2017
Champion - RU Open BP - 2017
Netherlands World Universities Debating Championship 2017
Greece World Universities Debating Championship 2016
Malaysia World Universities Debating Championship 2015
Chennai World Universities Debating Championship 2014
Malaysia Austral Asian Debating Championship 2013
Philippines World Universities Debating Championship 2012
CUDS organizes Practice Sessions for students of the University of Chittagong across all departments on the following days in every week, all around the year. Anyone can come and join there at CUDS office.
English Debate Session
Every Tuesday (1:30 pm to 5:30 pm)
Bangla Debate Session
Every Thursday (1:30 pm to 5:30 pm)
CUDS Office is Located opposite to BBA Faculty, situated at
the east of Shahid Minar.
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