Debating is something that we at Uitenhage High School give great importance to because it provides our students with a valuable educational activity that enriches their lifestyle. Debating not only strengthens character but also encourages and improves certain skills which include; public speaking, improved research skills, analysis, persuasion, to listen and to advocate and to work in a team. We also value the importance of addressing complex issues that we face In society today.
Uitenhage High Debating Society encourages students to become critical thinkers who can formulate opinions that is befitting of the school’s values. Our Debate Society is a perfect example of what it means to embody the spirit of Uitenhage High, Perseverando Vincimus, even when facing tough competition, we hold our heads up high, persevere and overcome all obstacles in our way.