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When things dont quite go to planÖ.South Africa

Georgia Guerin's gap year programme did not go according to plan when one of her colleagues had an accident in South Africa. But the team rallied round, pooled their collective skills, supported their colleague physically and morally through out her stay in hospital and are delighted that she is making a good recovery. [ Read more... ]

Date added: Monday 17th March 2014

What Universities Really Think About Gap Years

Many students worry that universities donít look favourably upon gap years. Whilst this may have been true some time ago, these days, breaks from education are actually welcomed by institutions if approached in the right way. [ Read more... ]

Date added: Friday 14th March 2014

The Benefits of Taking a Gap Year

Gap years are fantastic. They are allow you to learn new skills, do something worthwhile, and have amazing experiences that you will remember forever. But many people donít consider taking one because they see it as wasted time. Thatís a huge shame, as experience has shown that gap years are never, ever that. [ Read more... ]

Date added: Friday 14th March 2014

How Taking a Gap Year Could Help you Achieve your Goals

Alexis Tomlin offers five reasons why a gap year can help you achieve your goals including the acquisition of skills and experiences that will enhance your employability. [ Read more... ]

Date added: Friday 14th March 2014

Top 5 skills learnt while volunteering

Stephanie Wright volunteered in Ecuador with Lattitude Global Volunteering, a Founder member of Year Out Group. She has since discovered that the skills she gained from her volunteering experience have provided her with useful examples of her competencies when faced with tough questions in job interviews. [ Read more... ]

Date added: Thursday 21st August 2014