Benefits of student-athletes pursuing tertiary education locally

Photo caption: Former 400 metres hurdles champion Jehue Gordon, left, looks on as hurdler Tyrique Vincent goes through his routine during a training session for Carifta Athletes at the Hasley Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo, earlier this year.


Many students in the Caribbean, particularly in Trinidad and Tobago, face a significant decision as they explore their educational pathways. They must choose between migrating to another country to pursue tertiary education or attending a local university....While going abroad may seem like an exciting and prestigious opportunity, there are numerous reasons why staying and attending a local university is the better choice.  

Read more from Jehue Gordon, track coach at The UWI, St Augustine campus.