Team Overview for team CARD Smithmer (Cardiff University)

Speakers: Abigail Palmer and Jake Smith

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 Shandon (Main Building)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 1After Round 1After Round 4
Opening GovernmentSWAN Still too brown for UKIP (Swansea University)Second21st (0 points, 0 speaks)6th (2 points, 151 speaks)5th (7 points, 608 speaks)
Opening OppositionABER Lanch (Aberystwyth University)Third11st (0 points, 0 speaks)10th (1 points, 150 speaks)8th (6 points, 596 speaks)
Closing GovernmentCARD Smithmer (Cardiff University)First31st (0 points, 0 speaks)1st (3 points, 157 speaks)7th (6 points, 611 speaks)
Closing OppositionCARD Hungry Hippo-crites (Cardiff University)Fourth01st (0 points, 0 speaks)13th (0 points, 149 speaks)4th (8 points, 604 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Abigail PalmerCARD Smithmer79
Aron McGillSWAN Still too brown for UKIP74
Chiara AlessandriCARD Hungry Hippo-crites75
Jake SmithCARD Smithmer78
Nial BuntingABER Lanch75
Oisin McNeillABER Lanch75
Ollie WannellCARD Hungry Hippo-crites74
Sam HarrisonSWAN Still too brown for UKIP77

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairTito SarrionandiaUnaffiliated (--)
PanelistEgle GradeckaiteCardiff University (CARD)
PanelistGeorgia TurnerSwansea University (SWAN)

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: 0.53 (Main Building)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 3After Round 3After Round 4
Opening GovernmentSWAN #TeamSelfie (Swansea University)Second26th (4 points, 301 speaks)4th (6 points, 455 speaks)3rd (9 points, 612 speaks)
Opening OppositionSWAN Still too brown for UKIP (Swansea University)Fourth03rd (5 points, 309 speaks)6th (5 points, 456 speaks)5th (7 points, 608 speaks)
Closing GovernmentCARD Smithmer (Cardiff University)Third12nd (5 points, 311 speaks)3rd (6 points, 463 speaks)7th (6 points, 611 speaks)
Closing OppositionABER Harry's Hedgehogs (Aberystwyth University)First31st (6 points, 313 speaks)1st (9 points, 473 speaks)1st (11 points, 627 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Abigail PalmerCARD Smithmer77
Aron McGillSWAN Still too brown for UKIP72
Bethan NankivellSWAN #TeamSelfie77
Jake SmithCARD Smithmer75
Karolien MichielsABER Harry's Hedgehogs81
Oliver NewlanABER Harry's Hedgehogs79
Sam HarrisonSWAN Still too brown for UKIP75
Tara MurphySWAN #TeamSelfie77

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairGareth WilliamsUnaffiliated (--)
PanelistCraig McDonaldCardiff University (CARD)
PanelistEgle GradeckaiteCardiff University (CARD)
PanelistPriya ShahAberystwyth University (ABER)

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)