It is important for more local universities to allow students to decide on their course of study at a later stage, as well as to provide students with a means of changing their course midway through the programme (The road to flexibility in changing majors; July 3).
A transition period could be given to allow students to get used to the university lifestyle, understand the different courses offered and gain exposure to different areas.
Students should have a better understanding of themselves and find out where their passion or interest lies before making a decision that could possibly determine their career paths.
They should be allowed to decide on their future only when the time is ripe.
Kimberly Low, 16
Secondary 4 student
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