Debate team which has 3 member students of psychology 2018, Almira Rahma Safira, Septika Chintya, and Sinta Kartika follow the activity of Debate National Psychology Competition in Katolik Widya Mandala University, Surabaya. The competition was going for 3 days on 11-13 April 2019 and has been announced that debate team Psychology’s UGM as a winner.
The big theme in this competition is “let success be your noise”, by the emphasis on the existence of positive psychology theory on each argumentation.
Prior to on the last session, the team run several eliminations selecting steps and quarter-final, then on semifinal section and competing with the team from Indonesia University by theme debate over the effectiveness of home-schooling and formality school.
Debate Team Psychology’s UGM won semifinal step with scoring team 860 and UI team 684. This winning point carried out debate team psychology UGM that came back competing on the open final section.
On the last final, debate team psychology UGM has faced with the team from the guest house, which is Katolik Widya Mandala University. Matching motion on final competition given by the impromptu system. During 30 minutes before competition, finalist seeks out appropriate argument regarding revolution Industry 4.0 and social welfare in Indonesia. Until on peak of the event, awarding night, debate team Psychology’s UGM has been announced as a winner National Debate Psychology Competition.
“National Debate Competition is pretty challenging and encouraging us to learn more about unknown knowledge. Meanwhile useful for increasing critical thinking and elaborating theories that were given and also encouraging us to develop interpersonal ability when meeting with newbie from various universities”, Sinta explains.