Purwokerto(11/9-10) – Student English Forum Jenderal Soedirman University or known as SEF Unsoed already held an annual debate competition for university level which is The 18th IFDC (Inter Faculty Debating Championship) with the theme “Switch Your Silence with Your Argument”. This event successfully participate by 12 teams from various faculties at UNSOED. The events was held for two days, start from 9th – 10th September, which is started with opening ceremony, after that pre-eliminary round, and ends with breaking night and gala dinner, there is twelve teams that proceed to the eliminary round. The last day of The 18th IFDC is starts with quarter final round, and ends with final round.
Winner of 18th Inter Faculty Debating Championship 2017 achieved by Faculty of Economics and Business, then followed by Faculty of Medicine which occupies second position. Five best speakers were Nalla Fathie Camella from the Faculty of Medicine, Zana Malva Mufida from Faculty of Economics and Business, Sharon Hillary from Faculty of Biology, Agita Sekar Nahdilyah Umami from Faculty of Economics and Business, and Farah Salsabela from Faculty of Economics and Business.
With the Inter Faculty Debating Championship is expected to increase interest for Unsoed students to debate increase and can compete in national or even international debate competition.