Parami University Class of 2026 students recently made their mark in the annual British Parliamentary Debate Tournament at Phaung Daw Oo Monastic School in Mandalay in February 2023.
Four students, Nyan Htet Htay Win and Myat Moe Kywe from Mandalay Learning Hub, May Thiri Phyoe from Taunggyi Learning Hub, and Eaint Thet Hmu represented Parami University in the competition. They faced off against over 20 teams from different states and regions in Myanmar, including Mandalay, Kachin, Kayah, Rakhine, and Magway.
Parami Ace, consisting of Nyan Htet Htay Win and May Thiri Phyoe, and Parami Rangers, consisting of Eaint Thet Hmu and Myat Moe Kywe, emerged as the top two teams in the tournament, and they battled it out in the grand finale on the motion, “Scholarships should be given on merits rather than needs.” Parami Ace won the tournament's first place, and Eaint Thet Hmu received the Ms. Popular Award as a recognition of her outstanding performance.
The British Parliamentary Debate Tournament at Phaung Daw Oo Monastic School is a highly anticipated annual event, and this year’s debate teams showcased their critical thinking skills and argumentation prowess, impressing the judges and the audience alike.
Parami University is proud of our student's achievements and believes that the success reflects our students’ personal development and academic excellence fostered through their critical engagement with the liberal arts and sciences education at Parami.
Parami students at Learning Hubs
Parami Liberal Arts and Sciences Fund, Inc. (PLASFI) supports Parami University students who do not have stable internet and electricity by providing room and board at some select learning hubs in different cities in Myanmar and Thailand. In Mandalay, Phaung Daw Oo Monastic School and Parami University have entered into a partnership to establish a learning hub for Parami undergraduate students, where they join online synchronous classes as well as engage in various student activities of their host organization. Parami students from Mandalay and Taunggyi learning hubs participated in this debate tournament with fellow youth and students of Phaung Daw Oo School in collegial spirit and friendly competition.