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Paying for University Essays

by Neeraj Mehra
(New Delhi, India)

Paying for University Essays

Paying for University Essays

Students should pay the full cost of their own university studies, rather than have free higher education provided by the state.

To what extent do you agree or disagree?

Education is a possession which makes a person stand tall and high. It adds to the overall physical personality of the person and makes him stand apart and outshines others who don’t possess it. Education is an eternal rock which never withers, not even during the wild waves of evil. It is only education which makes people bow in front of the educated and is one of the moral fabrics of any country which binds the whole society into one nation.

It is due to this high pedestal which the education occupies that higher education must be provided by the State, albeit to those subjects of the state who are economically weak.

There are, however, two schools of thought. One school of thought is of the view that the cost of higher studies should be borne by the students themselves. However, in such a scenario, all those meritorious students who are unable to continue their education for want of money (read economic resources) would be left with no option but to get themselves tagged as ‘drop outs’ by the society, due to no fault of theirs. ‘No student should be left deprived of education’ must be one of the objectives (read fundamental duty) of every Nation/State.

On the other hand, a student who thrives for education must be whole heartedly supported by the Nation/State. No stone must be left unturned to make available the most precious of the stones, i.e the education, to the student, moresover due to paucity of monetary resources (read funds). It is so because education is something which is more dearer than the fine opals, more precious than emeralds!

There’ve been quite a lot instances in the recent past, and even now, wherein the entire cost of higher studies of a student is sponsored by the State. The recent example which supports this is the educational sponsorship which was provided by the state government of ABC (a country) to the son of a widower who earns her livelihood by cleaning utensils at a road side restaurant.

It can thus be candidly concluded that education does elevate the horizon and encourages the mankind to labour at present for accruing enjoyment at a later stage in life. Consequently, the state must take responsibility, to a certain extent and for a certain set of individuals based on economic criteria to provide them with free higher education opportunities. This, in return, would only help the State/Nation to become independent and economically stable.


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Studying Relevant Subjects at University

by Maxie

Modern societies need specialists in certain fields, but not in others. Some people therefore think that governments should pay university fees for students who study subjects that are needed by society. Those who choose to study less relevant subjects should not receive government funding.

Would the advantages of such an educational policy outweigh the disadvantages?

An education policy that states, the government will pay the tuition of pupils who will become specialists in a certain field and not pay the tuition of pupils that study less relevant subjects can be damaging to society. I will outline why in this essay.

The advantages of government funding for studying certain fields of study is certainly a great opportunity for some students. Especially those families who would otherwise not have been able to pay for their children to study. These students will be able to concentrate on their studies and not have to worry about the payments every semester. This will also allow people to become a specialist in the fields we need in modern society because the expense will not be a problem for them. Although this is great there are some disadvantages to this amazing opportunity.

The downfall to this policy will be that these fields of study will become more popular and therefore have a lot of students applying to them. If that does happen then in a few years’ time the job opportunities for these students will become less because of the amount of people with the same qualifications. Furthermore, people need to study what will make them happy. If only certain fields of study are paid for by the government, students that are not able to pay the fees for what they want to study may study something that they do not like because of the financial implications.

To conclude, it is evident that the advantages of funding by the government are great and can create amazing opportunities but, if it is for only certain fields of study there will be complications that arise and therefore does not outweigh the disadvantages.

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Free Education for All Essay

by Le Hoang Bao Ngoc

Some people believe that everyone has a right to have access to university education and that governments should make it free for all students no matter what financial background they have.

To what extent do you agree or disagree?

Due to the rapid development of our society, humankind can now get access to new applications. However, there is still an influx of people who could not afford to pay for their higher studies to keep up with these changes. It is argued that we ourselves can all pursue tertiary education or even be entitled to university without any fee, no matter how wealthy or poor we are. While this thinking is valid to an extent, I believe that the governments should not waive the tuition because this will lead to an explosion of numerous dangers.

There are many compelling reasons why some think that the provision of free-of-charge education should be allowed in universities. Standing a chance to keep pursuing higher education, the bachelor's degree holders, especially those who could not afford the tuition, have more opportunities to land a high-paid job and bettering their quality of life. However, these thoughts seem not always true. If there are more and more people exquisite the tertiary degree, this will lead to a large number of the unemployed, which would cause a wealth of serious consequences.

As aforementioned drawbacks, I would contend that publishing a free-college policy is not likely a smart decision for both students and society. On the individual level, not having to cover the tuition fee would have a bad effect on students themselves. As usual, the majority of students must pay their tuition fees in order to attend college, so they will make an effort in absorbing information. Hence, waiving tuition, in some cases, does not put a strain on them to keep going. Therefore students' academic performance goes down in an easy way. With an influx of poor-quality graduates, society might not push it to the limit.

Taking everything into consideration, while waiving tuition makes it seem like a good idea, I believe that this will cost a high price for global development.

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Paying University Course Fees Essay

by Mariachiara

Some people believe that governments should pay the full course fees for students who want to study in universities.

Do you agree or disagree with this statement?

Applying in universities is one of the major costs that falls on the shoulders of students. A vast majority of them has to request a loan in order to pay for universities' fees. Hence, I strongly believe that governments should help students by paying full course fees.

It happens quite often that students find themselves in front of the choice of giving up a university's course because of its fees. People who do so watch fade away their right to education. By paying full course fees, the government would make an important investment from which either the students and the state itself would benefit. Students would be given the chance to apply in courses which satisfie them the most and not rely on a replacement choice. On the other hand, governments could benefit from that since there would be an increasing commitment in working hard to create a successful career which may generate cash flows to the state.

Although in most countries there is the opportunity of applying to public universities, those ones still require considerable costs to sustain. In Europe one of the countries with the lower fees for public universities is Holland, while, in most others countries, governments invest little or nothing in education. Nevertheless, even if public universities do not require large sums, there are still other educational costs (e.g. books) that can not be cut off.

In conclusion, I firmly believe that governments should give everyone a chance to apply to universities, especially to students with a lower income. The right to education should be sustained and enacted by each country.

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