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plan your time out...
whatever you choose to do!
Find gap year volunteer programmes and placements abroad
Volunteer in Africa, Asia or South America and make a difference in your gap year. Search hundreds...>
Search gap year jobs abroad
Ski and summer resort jobs with accommodation in Europe, USA and Canada. Get paid for...>
Find gap year sports programmes worldwide
Learn something new, attend a pro academy, get qualified to coach or just get really active in your...>
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Develop new skills, learn a language or discover new cultures on a gap year study course...>
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UCAS figures show that the number of students planning to defer...>>

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