Category: Admin

  • WSU Student Service Award

    The WSU Service Award is open to any senior students who judge debates in the Wellington Intercollegiate Debating Competition and tournaments.  Judging debates improves debating skills as it gives the debater a different perspective on how to win a debate and what an adjudicator looks for. This award recognises those students who are committed to […]

  • Wellington Regionals 2014

    Dear all ​ Congratulations to these eight teams who have broken at Wellington Regionals 2014: Hutt Valley High School Wellington Girls’ College B Wellington College B St Patrick’s College Town A Wellington Girls’ College A Kapiti College A Scot’s College A St Patrick’s College Silverstream Commiserations to Wellington High School A, who ended on 3 […]

  • 2014 Adjudicator Workshop

    Last night, the Wellington Speaking Union hosted a workshop for new and returning adjudicators in the Wellington region. It was a very successful night, and thanks to all those who attended. A special thanks to Kathy Ryan for hosting us and putting on a spread, and to Chris Bishop for running the workshop.   Chris […]

  • Wellington Speaking Union 2014

    Welcome to another year of debating with the Wellington Speaking Union. We are excited for 2014, and hope that you and your students will have a great time across our various competitions. Your school is warmly invited to enter teams in the 2014 Wellington Speaking Union intercollegiate debating grades. Below is an invitation letter that explains how the grades operate, and how to […]

  • Inaugural Wellington BP Champs

    On the weekend the Wellington Speaking Union held the inaugural Wellington BP Debating Champs, which will hopefully become an annual fixture. Twelve teams entered the tournament, which was held at Wellington High School. It was great to see a mixture of university debaters, secondary school debaters, and adult debaters all debating in the tournament. After […]

  • The WSU is now on twitter

    The Wellington Speaking Union has entered social media. You can find us on twitter at @WlgSpeakngUnion. Follow us for results and updates on all the grades.

  • Wellington Speaking Union 2013 – key documents

    Schools are invited to enter teams in the 2013 intercollegiate debating grades. Click here for the invitation letter (pdf) which contains instructions on how to enter teams and information on all the grades. Click here for the (draft) WSU Calendar for 2013 (pdf). For more information please contact Daniel Wilson. To enter teams please head […]

  • WSU AGM 2012 Document

    Hello all Below are the documents that were discussed at passed at the AGM. The Treasurer’s report is not yet ready for presentation, but will be uploaded as soon as possible. WSU President’s Report 2012 WSU Intercollegiate Report 2012 WSU AGM 2012

  • Wellington Speaking Union AGM 2012

    The Wellington Speaking Union AGM for 2012 was held tonight at The VUW Law School. The various reports will be uploaded here soon. The following people were elected to positions for the 2013 year: President – Daniel Wilson Treasurer – Christopher Bishop Secretary – Ella Edginton The Union is very pleased to announce Kathy Ryan […]

  • Senior Premier B Final

    The Grand Final for 2012 will be held on Tuesday 11 September at 6.30pm, in the Council Chambers in the Wellington Town Hall. Congratulations to Sacred Heart College and Wellington College for making it this far in the competition – all are welcome to come and support them. Motion: That housewives and househusbands should be […]