Many students decide to take a Gap Year before they begin university or embark on full time employment.
A Gap Year can be a productive way to spend a year and build skills and experience. It can provide an opportunity to broaden horizons, learn new things, challenge oneself and ponder future career options.
A Gap Year may include:
- Teaching abroad
- Working abroad
- Volunteering at home or abroad
- Gaining work experience
- Undertake further study or training
Below are listed some useful resources to assist you. Click on an entry to follow the link.
- Prospects Gap Year Guide
- Careers Advice for Parents
- Real Gap
- Back Packer Advice
- How to Ethically Volunteer Anywhere in the World
- Volunteering FAQ
- Ethical Volunteering
- Year Out Group