Founded 1848 to act as a forum for staff and students to discuss the issues of the day and to promote free speech on campus, the Aberdeen University Debater hold regular debates and training sessions and send teams to competitions around the United Kingdom.

Debating is the ideal way to develop your skills in public speaking and communication generally, whilst having a great deal of fun in the process. And it's free! Students are automatically a member. Most of their debates are also open to members of the public without any admission charge.