This section contains useful links for those thinking on embarking on a year out between A-Levels (or similar qualifications) and University.
It contains links to projects, gap year organisations and useful travel sites.
Talking Point - Are gap years a waste of time? - Discussion on the pros and cons of gap years.
Worldwide gap year opportunities for college leavers, university graduates and career breaks.
Offers a wide range of gap year opportunities for students and people taking a mid-career break, including voluntary/paid work; includes information about their services, affiliations and contacts.
A directory of gap year activities including volunteering, work, teaching and travel opportunities worldwide.
Directory of employment opportunities particularly suitable for students taking a gap year.
Offers information and advice on working and volunteering abroad, flights, accommodation, insurance and visas.
A gap year information site.
Informational resource on most aspects of a gap year.
News, features and listings for finding paid and voluntary seasonal jobs abroad, including tourism, childcare, camp, kibbutz and winter jobs.
Offers information and advice on gap year voluntary work placements in diverse destinations.
Offers safety awareness and personal security training for young adults undertaking gap year activities and university education. Includes profile, personnel, FAQ, courses, booking form and location.
Provides information relating to work and travel opportunities for students during this period.
An association of year out organisations; describes the group, opportunities offered, and an advice section for gappers and parents/advisers.
Provide courses and essential safety advice to students and individuals about taking a gap year or career break. Information about services and contact details.
Information on volunteer work opportunities in over 150 countries worldwide in the environmental and humanitarian sectors.
Directory and information on voluntary and gap-year projects in Africa.
Information and advice about working overseas and at home for peace, justice and development.
Gap year company that has adrenaline and adventure travel programmes.
Gap year jobs directory featuring working holidays and worldwide seasonal jobs
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