Gap Year in Great Britain & Northern Ireland

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ProA different way of life, a chance to live in rural...

ConsLow pay, long hours, living in a tent, not much to...

I worked on a summer camp in the Brecon Beacons for 5 months this year, so I thought I would put down my experiences. After college and A Levels I took a gap year for several reasons: * I wanted to earn some money! * I wanted a break from studying * I needed more time to decide what course I...

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Excellent

“A great Opportunity to grow”

published 14/03/2001

ProGives you new skills, enables you to make more inf...

ConsNoe at all

I undertook my Gap year half way through University. My course gave me the option to take a year out, and work in Industry. I managed to land myself a place at Thames Water in the accounts department (my degree was in Financial Studies). Although the office was in Reading far away from my...

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You don’t have to go far to have a good gap year I didn’t, I stayed exactly where I was. I took a year out before university to raise valuable funds for my studying, as well as get some valuable work place experience. It all paid of for me! For the first 3 months of my gap year I...

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Not for me

“I say...”

published 26/04/2001

ProTop hole life in the country

ConsToo mnay damn unwashed layabouts

Dear Mr Scumbag Student, Henry Root here you young layabout, and I've got a few words to say to you. I'm appalled at this abysmal and slack lack of fortitude that is gaining such prevalence among the youth of our great country. Gap year? Gap year? In my day, we'd be dealing with the gap between...

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“Gap years at home”

published 02/09/2000

ProGives you work and 'life' experience

ConsMay be unwilling to take step back into education

I have read a lot of opinions from people who have spent their gap years abroad, but what of us who just stayed at home. I had a gap year between college and university which I spent working as I would do if I wasn't furthering my education and I recommend it because it showed me exactly what I...

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Listed on Ciao since: 02/09/2000