How to Join the Debate Guild

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How to Join the Debate Guild
Authored by : JessicaSprater
Last updated on 30 June, 2024

Sims 4 Discovery University gives your sim a chance to earn a higher degree and get ahead in their career. While they are there you can choose to participate in a variety of different student organizations. Being part of an organization adds another level of complexity to your sim's university life.

If your sim is a student at the University of Britechester you can join the debate guild by asking an existing member of the debate guild to join. This article will cover how to get into the University of Britechester, where to find current members, and how to maximize your time in the Debate Guild.

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Sims 4 Discover University

Sims 4 Discover University allows your sims to earn a higher degree and enjoy the university lifestyle. You can choose between two different universities, the University of Britechester and Foxbury Institute. Both offer the same majors, including some distinguished degrees, and student organizations for your sims to take part in.

Each school offers different types of student organizations for your sim to participate in. If you choose to go to the University of Britechester you can join either the Debate Guild, Art Society, or Britechester Spirit Corps. If you go to Foxbury Institute you can join the Brainiacs, Foxbury Spirit Squad, or Bot Savants.

Each organization focuses on a different skill set and includes ranks that your sim can work their way up to enjoy a variety of benefits from.

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How to Apply to University of Britechester

To apply to either University of Britechester or Foxbury Institute you can either use your computer or your mailbox to submit your college applications. To click on either your computer or your mailbox and you will want to choose the "University" option and then click on "Apply to Universities." Each application cost $75.

sims 4 apply to university

After your application is processed you will find out if your sim was accepted and if they qualify for any distinguished degrees. When you go to enroll in your first term you will have the option to either attend University of Britechester or Foxbury Institute. You can transfer schools when enrolling in the next term if you would like.

If you want to know more about the enrollment process including getting scholarships and the benefit of distinguished degrees check out this article that covers all the steps you have to take to successfully enroll in university.

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What is the Debate Guild?

The Debate Guild is a student organization at the University of Britechester. The student organization focuses on the Research and Debate skill and holds multiple events each week. Your sim will have the ability to make new friends and challenge them in rigorous debates.

When you first join the Debate Guild you will start out as a new member and will be required to complete certain tasks to climb the ranks to be senior member. As your climb up the ranks your sim will earn new rewards and eventually have the ability to influence their professors to help secure their straight A's.

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How to Join the Debate Guild

If you want to join the Debate Guild you need to get to know an existing member of the Debate Guild. The easiest way to find members of the Debate Guild is to attend one of their events. To find out about student organization events you can go to your social groups tabs and under organizations you will a small clipboard button that says "organization events" when you hover over it.

Once you select "organization events" you can see all the upcoming events for each organization. During the time of the event you can select "Go to Event." Your sim will automatically travel over to the location of where the event is taking place and you can easily find many existing members participating in the event.

sims 4 join debate guild


The Debate Guild has four different events each week. The Debate Guild gets together on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for Debate Practice at the UBrite Commons from 4pm-8pm. You can find them out at the Debate Guild Bar Night each Thursday from 8pm to 12am. Lastly, you can catch the exciting Debate Showdown on Saturdays from 8am to 2pm at the Ubrite Quad.

Once you gain a friendly relationship with one of the members you will see the "ask to join" social interaction appear. As soon as you join you will see your student organization tab fill up with tasks that you need to complete in order to rank up to the next member level.

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Debate Guild Ranks

When you first start out your sim will be a "New Member" of the Debate Guild. You have to complete tasks to fill up your progress bar in order to progress through the ranks. You only have a limited amount of time to complete the current tasks given to your sim. The available tasks reset every Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday mornings.

sims 4 debate guild ranks

As you complete tasks you will start to fill your progress bar up, and once that progress bar is full you will reach a new rank in the Debate Guild. Below is a table that outlines the three different ranks and the benefits that come with each.

New MemberOrganization T-Shirt
Organization Poster
Seasoned MemberAbility to earn extra credit for Communications, History, Language, Psychology, and Economics when participating in Debate Guild Events
Senior MemberDebate Guild Jacket
TY84 Gold Plus Research Archive Machine 
Ability to Convince Professor to Increase Grade, Give Study Tips, and Give Homework Help

If you don't want to go through the motions of doing all the tasks you can use cheats to advance your sim. To use Cheats in the Sims 4 hold down Ctrl+Shift+C for windows or Command (⌘)+Shift+C for Mac at the same time and a small bar will appear at the top left hand corner of the screen where you can type.

Once you have the cheat bar open you can enter the following cheats:

Stats.Set_Stat RankedStatistic_CollegeOrganization_Progress_Debate 166 - Gives you enough progress to become a "Seasoned Member"

Stats.Set_Stat RankedStatistic_CollegeOrganization_Progress_Debate 499 - Gives you enough progress to become a "Senior Member."

Stats.Set_Stat RankedStatistic_CollegeOrganization_Progress_Debate 1 - Will put you back to a "New Member."

**These cheats only work if you are already a member of the Debate Guild.

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Research and Debate Skill

As a member of the Debate Guild you will be honing in on your Research and Debate Skill. This skill gives your sim the ability to debate other sims and as you increase your skill level you can start convincing other sims to do whatever you want. The Research and Debate Skill is useful if you plan on joining the Legal field and being a lawyer, you can learn more in my full guide to the Research and Debate Skill.

You can increase your research and debate skill by stepping up to "The Daring Debator Podium Set" and debating a variety of topics on your own or with other sims. You can also utilize the research archive machine and research other skills. The research archive machine is very useful because you can learn the research and debate skill while also increasing another skill at the same time. You can learn more about the research archive machine in my comprehensive guide here.

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