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Debating Sci-Fi/Fantasy Themed Night!

Come show off your Sci-Fi/Fantasy knowledge with the debating society on the 23rd Feb at 7pm in C4 Hugh Owen. We are holding science fiction themed debates. On important topics such as “Was the death star an economically sound decision?”

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Grand Reforms – Change of Day

Following a proposal by the External Convener, A. R. Griffiths .Esq to the Executive Committee it has been decided in unanimity that the Debating Union will now no longer meet on a Tuesday evening. This decision was taken by the

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Annual General Meeting – A.D. MMXVI

The Annual General Meeting was held in at 6pm in C4, Hugh Owen Building, Penglais Campus on the 26th day of April in the 64th year of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. A total of fifteen voting members were

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Constitutional Amendments

Tuesday 16th Day of February, Anno Dominus MMXVI In light of the recent resignation of Mr. J. Nicholson two motions were placed before the House at a general meeting of the society held in C4 Hugh Owen. The motions were

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Charity Debate

29 January 2012 : 18.30 This debates purpose was to spread the message of the charities involved whilst raising money in the progress, from a bake sale and donations. Chair of the debate: Adam C (3). Charities and representatives:  Child

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New Commitee and Debating session

Funding Officer Election With Katie unfortunately having to leave the committee  due to a heavy work schedule the position of funding became vacant and an election was called. the candidates were Jamie, Rebecca, Louise and Dan with Dan winning on

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Halloween and October 29th meeting

As the meeting was close to Halloween our Social Secretary decided the night should be fancy dress leading classic outfits such as zombies, vampires and witches to less traditional ones such as suicidal artists, Consumerism and Jackie Onassis. In the

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Minutes Meeting 22 October 2013

Omar proposed that motion that This House Believes That Capitalism Has Failed. He argued that as an ideology, it has not been benefiting people and that its founding ideas have become subverted. Andrew spoke against the motion, arguing (somehow?) that

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Thursdays debate are starting again!

Dear all, Tomorrow the 17th of October our Thursday debates are starting again! C43, 7pm. It’s just a main debate, no private members’ time, no speakers’ dev. We expect all competition/experiences debaters to speak and invite all novices to come

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AGM & Elections

The Annual General Meeting and Elections were held on Tuesday, in room C4 of the Hugh Owen Building. Amendments Both constitutional amendments were passed. The sponsorship director has become the Fundraising Officer, and the Public Relations Officer and Public Events

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The Union

The Aberystwyth Debating Union was founded in 1872, and meets weekly to foster the use of debate as a means of exploring ideas.

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