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Gap Years

Should I take a gap year?

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?

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

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​​​​​​​Gap year agencies

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

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​​​​​​​Travelling

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

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​​​​​​​Retakes

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

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

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

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​​​​​​​Working

If you're taking a gap year, then how you fund your trip is an important part of the planning.

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​​​​​​​Gap Year Blogs

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

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