Students from disadvantaged families and rural areas are finding it difficult to get a university education. Some people believe that universities should help them. To what extent do you agree or disagree? Give reasons...

has become expensive these days and poor students have difficulty enrolling in.
, some people argue that universities should help disadvantaged students to receive tertiary
. I agree with
is the key to a successful life and career and as
everyone regardless of their financial situation or place of birth should have access to it. When poor students receive
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, they are able to find better jobs and
elevate their living standards.
For example
, my
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is a daily wage earner. When his children graduated from high school with good grades, they could secure admission in a government college for a nominal
. Today both of them have high paying jobs and they are
an inspiration for other poor students in the neighbourhood. Obviously,
bridges the gap between the rich and the poor and
helps to reduce inequality.
By contrast
, if poor students have to quit studies after high school, they will forever be doomed to live in poverty and that benefits neither them nor
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society. By offering free or subsidised
to students coming from economically or socially backward sections of
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society, universities can ensure that everyone has access to tertiary
. In countries like India
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the government already provides
concession to meritorious students from poor families at
state funded
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schools and colleges. The government should extend the scheme to private universities as well by offering them some financial incentives for doing so. It should
consider enacting laws that offer a
waiver to academically brilliant poor students at all educational institutions in the country. Instituting more scholarships and stipends will
help. In conclusion,
is the fundamental right of all students regardless of their financial or social backgrounds. Universities should help them achieve it by offering them scholarships and
waiver to poor and meritorious students.
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