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Gap Years

Should I take a Gap year?

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We have 10 great reasons why you should take some time out after further education.

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What can I do in my Gap year?

Passport, compass and notes for planning a gap year

Take a look at our gap year ideas for inspiration for what your time out could involve.

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Gap year agencies

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Want an adventure with added security? Placements with a gap year agency are ideal.

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Travelling

Passport, compass and notes for travelling

Many students who opt to take a Gap year decide they want to see more of the world.

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Retakes

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Didn't do as well in your exams as you hoped? Consider retaking exams during a Gap year to boost your grades.

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Volunteering

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Giving up time to help out under-developed communities is a popular choice with Gappers who want to make a difference.

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Learning

Learning

Some students choose to spend their Gap year gaining new knowledge and skills.

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Gap Year Blogs

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Discover what others have been up to on their Gap years - great for ideas and inspiration.

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