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Gap Years

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Why Take a Gap Year?

The gap year has become increasingly popular for young people who are about to begin or have just finished university. You’ve been in education all your life, and let’s face it: you’re tired. Why not go on the holiday of a lifetime?

Travel The World

You can climb a mountain in Vietnam, help build a school in Cambodia, trek around an ancient ruin in Peru, or even get some valuable work experience in the UK.

Nowadays, employers value unique experience in their employees. Someone who’s learned a language, experienced different cultures and different perspectives, dedicated months of their lives to a charity, or worked towards their career ambitions.

So to benefit your life, your career and even the lives of others – consider taking a gap year.