Argument: Distance learning can be achieved without going abroad
- Debate archive: Governments and universities everywhere should compete to attract qualified students regardless of nationality or residence
Online distance learning has become highly advanced in the world today. The Open University is the most prominent example of this. Full curriculum are provided with online lectures and discussion as well as the submission of papers. Local tutors and guidance counselors are also often made available, even for distant regions. This makes it unnecessary to travel abroad. It also saves overall costs associated with travel and settlement.