Team Overview for team ABER JW (Aberystwyth University)

Speakers: Joe and Will

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: Large Chemistry (Main Building)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 1After Round 1After Round 4
Opening GovernmentABER Bible and Crown Defenders (Aberystwyth University)Third11st (0 points, 0 speaks)12th (1 points, 136 speaks)15th (3 points, 565 speaks)
Opening OppositionCARD The Raging Llamas (Cardiff University)Second21st (0 points, 0 speaks)8th (2 points, 140 speaks)9th (6 points, 574 speaks)
Closing GovernmentABER JW (Aberystwyth University)First31st (0 points, 0 speaks)4th (3 points, 145 speaks)6th (7 points, 586 speaks)
Closing OppositionCARD The Dynamic Duo (Cardiff University)Fourth01st (0 points, 0 speaks)16th (0 points, 135 speaks)11th (5 points, 568 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
David AyreABER Bible and Crown Defenders68
Henry FirthCARD The Raging Llamas71
JoeABER JW74
Katje BeCARD The Dynamic Duo70
Sravya BathulaCARD The Raging Llamas69
Timothy EldonABER Bible and Crown Defenders68
Usman Mahmood BukhariCARD The Dynamic Duo65
WillABER JW71

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairGareth WilliamsUnaffiliated (--)
PanelistRhys SteeleUnaffiliated (--)
PanelistHenry AtkinsonCardiff University (CARD)

Round 2

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

Venue: 0.53 (Main Building)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 2After Round 2After Round 4
Opening GovernmentCARD Smithmer (Cardiff University)Second21st (3 points, 157 speaks)2nd (5 points, 311 speaks)7th (6 points, 611 speaks)
Opening OppositionABER JW (Aberystwyth University)Fourth04th (3 points, 145 speaks)10th (3 points, 290 speaks)6th (7 points, 586 speaks)
Closing GovernmentABER Harry's Hedgehogs (Aberystwyth University)First31st (3 points, 157 speaks)1st (6 points, 313 speaks)1st (11 points, 627 speaks)
Closing OppositionSWAN #TeamSelfie (Swansea University)Third13rd (3 points, 151 speaks)6th (4 points, 301 speaks)3rd (9 points, 612 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Abigail PalmerCARD Smithmer78
Bethan NankivellSWAN #TeamSelfie74
Jake SmithCARD Smithmer76
JoeABER JW73
Karolien MichielsABER Harry's Hedgehogs78
Oliver NewlanABER Harry's Hedgehogs78
Tara MurphySWAN #TeamSelfie76
WillABER JW72

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairCrash WigleyUnaffiliated (--)
PanelistRhys SteeleUnaffiliated (--)
PanelistEgle GradeckaiteCardiff University (CARD)
PanelistChristian DenmanAberystwyth 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: Large Shandon (Main Building)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 4After Round 4After Round 4
Opening GovernmentABER JW (Aberystwyth University)Third15th (6 points, 436 speaks)6th (7 points, 586 speaks)6th (7 points, 586 speaks)
Opening OppositionABER Harry's Hedgehogs (Aberystwyth University)Second21st (9 points, 473 speaks)1st (11 points, 627 speaks)1st (11 points, 627 speaks)
Closing GovernmentSWAN Team Cretaceous (Swansea University)First32nd (7 points, 461 speaks)2nd (10 points, 616 speaks)2nd (10 points, 616 speaks)
Closing OppositionCARD Smithmer (Cardiff University)Fourth03rd (6 points, 463 speaks)7th (6 points, 611 speaks)7th (6 points, 611 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Abigail PalmerCARD Smithmer74
Ieuan SkinnerSWAN Team Cretaceous77
Jake SmithCARD Smithmer74
JoeABER JW74
Karolien MichielsABER Harry's Hedgehogs76
Liam DoddSWAN Team Cretaceous78
Oliver NewlanABER Harry's Hedgehogs78
WillABER JW76

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairCrash WigleyUnaffiliated (--)
PanelistEd MasonCardiff University (CARD)
PanelistRhys SteeleUnaffiliated (--)
PanelistPriya ShahAberystwyth University (ABER)