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Taking a Gap Year

The global pandemic has had a major impact on worldwide travel in 2020 and so many gap year opportunities are being put on hold. However, there are some viable alternatives.

Find out what these are in the articles below:

If travel restrictions ease this year, you may still have the chance to spend part of your gap year abroad.  It’s not uncommon for those taking a gap year to spend the first six months working and then to travel for the remaining six. Be sure to keep yourself updated by checking the Foreign and Commonwealth Office website for government advice.

There are a vast array of Gap year companies offering volunteering and paid opportunities. Here is a comprehensive list of the main ones:

Slide Show of Gap Year Organisations

National Careers Service - advice on gap years

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