23 Dec 2011

Victoria students win international debate

10:51 am on 23 December 2011

Students from Victoria University in Wellington have won an international debate, beating top talent such as Oxford.

Sebastian Templeton and Richard D'Ath took the title at the world universities peace invitational debate in Malaysia.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Pat Walsh says the team won the Australasian Intervarsity Debating Championship title in South Korea earlier in the year.

They also won the New Zealand competition, the Joynt Scroll, for a sixth consecutive year.