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#GapDecisionDay

#GapDecisionDay is the day we are urging anyone with an interest in gap experiences to share their plans, thoughts, ideas and guidance with the whole world. There is more information below. [ Read more... ]

Date added: Thursday 18th May 2017

Pro Packer Essential Backpacking Kit

Developed by experienced backpacker and traveller, Ian Lowe, Pro Packer Essential Backpacking Kit is a brand new product, which aims to provide first-time travellers with everything they need for their big trip. [ Read more... ]

Date added: Tuesday 24th January 2017

Pod Volunteer - NEW Desert Elephant Conservation Project in Namibia!

Pod Volunteer have just launched a Desert Elephant Conservation project in Namibia. It is an incredible opportunity for volunteers to experience life camping out under the stunning stars in the desert while helping to conserve African elephants. [ Read more... ]

Date added: Thursday 12th January 2017

Does a gap experience help students achieve more at university?

Year Out Group believes that as part of their career guidance, all young people should have the opportunity to consider a gap year or gap break. [ Read more... ]

Date added: Wednesday 20th July 2016

Brexit: what difference will it make to my travel plans?

What does Brexit mean for the traveller. A blog from YOG member Frontier [ Read more... ]

Date added: Wednesday 29th June 2016

Gap Year Participants Graduate College Earlier and Have Higher Citizenship Levels

USA National Survey Shows Gap Year Participants Graduate College Earlier and Have Higher Citizenship Levels [ Read more... ]

Date added: Thursday 12th May 2016

Don't waste your time-take a gap year

There was a bit of brewhaha last week following comments by ‘leading businessman’, Sir Martin Sorrell questioning the benefits of a Gap Year with the press asking if they were a waste of time. This is a perennial and somewhat clichéd view to counter, which we did several times on Sky News, but I’ll give it another shot here. [ Read more... ]

Date added: Friday 1st April 2016

There is so much more to a gap year than a tick on a CV

Response to Telegraph article 10 June 2015 [ Read more... ]

Date added: Monday 15th June 2015

Daily Telegraph List of 100 Gap Year Organisations

Year Out Group has been listed as one of the top advice sites for those planning a gap year by the Daily Telegraph [ Read more... ]

Date added: Saturday 20th August 2011