Gap Years

Thinking about taking a gap year? Get inspiration and advice on where to visit, how to get there, funding and more.

Gap Year Experience: Seeing the World main image
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Gap Years
03 Nov 2012

Taking a gap year to see the world before the rigors of a degree can be a potentially life-changing experience. Poppy Jennings shares her memories of her year out.

Sticking to your Gap Year Budget main image
by QS Staff Writer

When you're on a gap year, money can run out fast. Here are a few simple tips on how to stick to a gap year budget. After all, money doesn't grow on trees!

Volunteer on your Gap Year main image
by QS Staff Writer

Want to make a difference on your gap year? Here's the TopUniversities.com guide to volunteering during your year out.

How to Finance a Gap Year main image
by QS Staff Writer

Before you even think of packing your bags for a gap year, you need to do some serious financial planning. Here are some tips on how you can prepare for a year of travelling.

Types of Gap Year main image
by QS Staff Writer

An overview of the three main types of gap year - which will you choose?

Working Gap Year: Student Profile main image

For this student, a working gap year provided much more than a bank-account boost.

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