Team Overview for team COMP AberSwan (Composite)

Speakers: Ben Simms and Joe Hodson

Round 1

Motion: THBT universities should have lower entrance requirements for students from worse performing schools, and higher entrance requirements for students from better performing schools.

Venue: 0.52 (Main Building)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 1After Round 1After Round 4
Opening GovernmentABER The Winner is... wait for it (Aberystwyth University)Fourth01st (0 points, 0 speaks)15th (0 points, 144 speaks)16th (1 points, 559 speaks)
Opening OppositionSWAN #TeamSelfie (Swansea University)First31st (0 points, 0 speaks)3rd (3 points, 151 speaks)3rd (9 points, 612 speaks)
Closing GovernmentCOMP AberSwan (Composite)Third11st (0 points, 0 speaks)11th (1 points, 147 speaks)13th (4 points, 584 speaks)
Closing OppositionABER TM (Aberystwyth University)Second21st (0 points, 0 speaks)7th (2 points, 149 speaks)10th (5 points, 584 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Ben SimmsCOMP AberSwan74
Bethan NankivellSWAN #TeamSelfie76
Greg EbbsABER The Winner is... wait for it73
Joe HodsonCOMP AberSwan73
MariaABER TM73
Tara MurphySWAN #TeamSelfie75
Tom WolfeABER TM76
Tudor SkellyABER The Winner is... wait for it71

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairRachel WarrenUnaffiliated (--)
PanelistEd MasonCardiff University (CARD)
PanelistBen FalknerSwansea University (SWAN)

Round 2

Motion: THW require professional sports teams to have equal numbers of male and female players.

Venue: Large Shandon (Main Building)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 2After Round 2After Round 4
Opening GovernmentABER Lanch (Aberystwyth University)Second210th (1 points, 150 speaks)8th (3 points, 300 speaks)8th (6 points, 596 speaks)
Opening OppositionSWAN Team Cretaceous (Swansea University)First39th (1 points, 152 speaks)5th (4 points, 303 speaks)2nd (10 points, 616 speaks)
Closing GovernmentABER Bible and Crown Defenders (Aberystwyth University)Fourth012th (1 points, 136 speaks)15th (1 points, 280 speaks)15th (3 points, 565 speaks)
Closing OppositionCOMP AberSwan (Composite)Third111th (1 points, 147 speaks)11th (2 points, 292 speaks)13th (4 points, 584 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Ben SimmsCOMP AberSwan73
David AyreABER Bible and Crown Defenders73
Ieuan SkinnerSWAN Team Cretaceous76
Joe HodsonCOMP AberSwan72
Liam DoddSWAN Team Cretaceous75
Nial BuntingABER Lanch75
Oisin McNeillABER Lanch75
Timothy EldonABER Bible and Crown Defenders71

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairTito SarrionandiaUnaffiliated (--)
PanelistCraig McDonaldCardiff University (CARD)
PanelistBen FalknerSwansea University (SWAN)
PanelistPriya ShahAberystwyth University (ABER)

Round 3

Motion: THBT the Welsh nationalist movement should downplay the importance of the Welsh language in Welsh cultural identity.

Venue: 0.52 (Main Building)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 3After Round 3After Round 4
Opening GovernmentCARD The Dynamic Duo (Cardiff University)Fourth012th (2 points, 282 speaks)14th (2 points, 420 speaks)11th (5 points, 568 speaks)
Opening OppositionCOMP AberSwan (Composite)Third111th (2 points, 292 speaks)12th (3 points, 436 speaks)13th (4 points, 584 speaks)
Closing GovernmentABER TM (Aberystwyth University)Second29th (3 points, 294 speaks)8th (5 points, 439 speaks)10th (5 points, 584 speaks)
Closing OppositionABER JW (Aberystwyth University)First310th (3 points, 290 speaks)5th (6 points, 436 speaks)6th (7 points, 586 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Ben SimmsCOMP AberSwan73
JoeABER JW72
Joe HodsonCOMP AberSwan71
Katje BeCARD The Dynamic Duo68
MariaABER TM72
Tom WolfeABER TM73
Usman Mahmood BukhariCARD The Dynamic Duo70
WillABER JW74

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairCrash WigleyUnaffiliated (--)
PanelistRachel WarrenUnaffiliated (--)
PanelistHenry AtkinsonCardiff University (CARD)
PanelistBen FalknerSwansea University (SWAN)

Round 4

Motion: THBT decisions about environmental policy should be made by a panel of independent scientific experts, and not by politicians.

Venue: 0.52 (Main Building)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 4After Round 4After Round 4
Opening GovernmentCOMP AberSwan (Composite)Third112th (3 points, 436 speaks)13th (4 points, 584 speaks)13th (4 points, 584 speaks)
Opening OppositionCARD LallyGreen Dreamteam (Cardiff University)Fourth010th (4 points, 448 speaks)12th (4 points, 595 speaks)12th (4 points, 595 speaks)
Closing GovernmentCARD Hungry Hippo-crites (Cardiff University)First37th (5 points, 452 speaks)4th (8 points, 604 speaks)4th (8 points, 604 speaks)
Closing OppositionABER Lanch (Aberystwyth University)Second211th (4 points, 447 speaks)8th (6 points, 596 speaks)8th (6 points, 596 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Ben SimmsCOMP AberSwan75
Chiara AlessandriCARD Hungry Hippo-crites77
Chris LallyCARD LallyGreen Dreamteam74
Joe HodsonCOMP AberSwan73
Joshua GreenCARD LallyGreen Dreamteam73
Nial BuntingABER Lanch73
Oisin McNeillABER Lanch76
Ollie WannellCARD Hungry Hippo-crites75

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairGareth WilliamsUnaffiliated (--)
PanelistEgle GradeckaiteCardiff University (CARD)
PanelistHenry AtkinsonCardiff University (CARD)
PanelistBen FalknerSwansea University (SWAN)