Presentation on theme: "GAP YEAR OPPORTUNITIES. Why do a gap year? You will gain: Independence, confidence and a sense of achievement. Skills, experiences and personal qualities."— Presentation transcript:
Why do a gap year? You will gain: Independence, confidence and a sense of achievement. Skills, experiences and personal qualities that employers value highly. A chance to rethink your future, maybe to change your plans, and to strengthen your reapplication to university. (Universities tell us you are far less likely to drop out after a well-spent gap year.) Fun and new friends.
Structure your 15? months Assuming you can afford not to work the entire time a well structured gap year will probably include Raising money A few months in a working situation (or project) Overseas travel
What could I do? Vast selection of opportunities Choose gap providers very carefully Dont just rely on internet searches If in doubt check out organisations with Gap Year Fairs Cheapest is not always best (or safest)
Specialists in conservation and community projects in South Africa. Projects also available worldwide and UK