Team Overview for team SWAN #TeamSelfie (Swansea University)

Speakers: Bethan Nankivell and Tara Murphy

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: 0.53 (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: 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)