Pekalongan University again followed NUDC (National University Debating Championship) held by Kopertis IV ristekdikti provincial level. The competition has become an annual event the government since 2008 and followed by all public and private universities in Central Java. It will be held on 18-20 May 2016 in Salatiga.
In this competition, Unikal send a team consisting of two debaters and one adjudicator from the English Department. For this time, Unikal directly applies his team in order to avoid such incidents last year. Although could not enter the competition last year, it did not make the Sriwijaya college debate team surrendered.
This is the third time this campus follow this prestigious competition. “So far, we’ve been training as much as possible every day. Hope at least we can get in the last sixteen, gratitude can be more than that.” said Risqi, one of the debater.