Science degrees matter — UWI graduate

UNIVERSITY of the West Indies (The UWI) graduate Taishan McLean is contending that science degrees are just as relevant in Jamaica as arts and social science degrees.

McLean, who is the holder of a marine biology degree, said it has made her more than marketable in the island, despite popular belief that science degrees are a waste of money.

She now specialises in marine and freshwater biology.

“It’s not foolishness you know, because when you have the interest and passion for something that you do, the drive is not necessarily about what you are going to make. By the way, marine biologists make a lot of money,” the 27-year-old ALGIX fish farm employee told the Jamaica Observer during a recent visit to St Elizabeth, where she is based. Read more

Source: Jamaica Observer