Student & DM Alumnus
University of Oxford
Richard competed in Debating Matters in Year 12 and 13, debating on motions as diverse as sex selection of foetuses, the use of coal fired power, censorship of the arts, and humanitarian intervention, reaching the Regional Finals on both occasions. Richard is now at Hertford College, Oxford, reading History. He is interested in politics, particularly issues surrounding freedom of speech, and modern history. He also plays for his college’s football team, and is a member of the university quiz society and the Oxford Union debating society.
Thursday 27 June:
Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts
Friday 5 July:
North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre
Find a list of all our previous championship events here.
SUPPORT DEBATING MATTERS
Bernie Whelan, our DM coordinator, is raising money for Debating Matters.
To stage one of our Championships for six to 12 teams costs £6,000. Find out more on Bernie’s
Wonderful fundraising page.