Team Overview for team ABER TM (Aberystwyth University)

Speakers: Tom Wolfe and Maria

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: 0.52 (Main Building)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 2After Round 2After Round 4
Opening GovernmentCARD LallyGreen Dreamteam (Cardiff University)Second25th (2 points, 153 speaks)4th (4 points, 306 speaks)12th (4 points, 595 speaks)
Opening OppositionABER TM (Aberystwyth University)Third17th (2 points, 149 speaks)9th (3 points, 294 speaks)10th (5 points, 584 speaks)
Closing GovernmentSWAN Still too brown for UKIP (Swansea University)First36th (2 points, 151 speaks)3rd (5 points, 309 speaks)5th (7 points, 608 speaks)
Closing OppositionCARD The Raging Llamas (Cardiff University)Fourth08th (2 points, 140 speaks)13th (2 points, 281 speaks)9th (6 points, 574 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Aron McGillSWAN Still too brown for UKIP78
Chris LallyCARD LallyGreen Dreamteam78
Henry FirthCARD The Raging Llamas69
Joshua GreenCARD LallyGreen Dreamteam75
MariaABER TM73
Sam HarrisonSWAN Still too brown for UKIP80
Sravya BathulaCARD The Raging Llamas72
Tom WolfeABER TM72

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairGareth WilliamsUnaffiliated (--)
PanelistEd MasonCardiff University (CARD)
PanelistHenry AtkinsonCardiff University (CARD)
PanelistStacey GaensslerAberystwyth 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: 0.53 (Main Building)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 4After Round 4After Round 4
Opening GovernmentABER TM (Aberystwyth University)Fourth08th (5 points, 439 speaks)10th (5 points, 584 speaks)10th (5 points, 584 speaks)
Opening OppositionCARD The Raging Llamas (Cardiff University)Third19th (5 points, 426 speaks)9th (6 points, 574 speaks)9th (6 points, 574 speaks)
Closing GovernmentSWAN #TeamSelfie (Swansea University)First34th (6 points, 455 speaks)3rd (9 points, 612 speaks)3rd (9 points, 612 speaks)
Closing OppositionSWAN Still too brown for UKIP (Swansea University)Second26th (5 points, 456 speaks)5th (7 points, 608 speaks)5th (7 points, 608 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Aron McGillSWAN Still too brown for UKIP75
Bethan NankivellSWAN #TeamSelfie78
Henry FirthCARD The Raging Llamas73
MariaABER TM74
Sam HarrisonSWAN Still too brown for UKIP77
Sravya BathulaCARD The Raging Llamas75
Tara MurphySWAN #TeamSelfie79
Tom WolfeABER TM71

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairTito SarrionandiaUnaffiliated (--)
PanelistCraig McDonaldCardiff University (CARD)
PanelistGeorgia TurnerSwansea University (SWAN)
PanelistChristian DenmanAberystwyth University (ABER)
PanelistStacey GaensslerAberystwyth University (ABER)