Stellenbosch economists win ATKV debating championship

Posted by Johan Fourie on 2012-04-19

 

Ivan Vorster, Jana Roos and Alma Diamond, three Economics graduate students, as well as Maree Lambrechts, an Honours Actuarial Science student, won the national ATKV debating championship on the 14th of April at the University of Pretoria. The topic of the final round was "The sovereignty of African countries is under threat from Chinese imperialism", a topic that was richly informed by their Economics training, according to the students. Each member of the winning team receives R2000.

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