gap year


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gap year

Brit a year's break taken by a student between leaving school and starting further education
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While most students are following the traditional route of attending university right after high school, there are a few pupils who are considering the gap year before deciding on a major.
And when I asked people on Instagram what questions they had about my gap year, many replied.
Planning an extended period of time for travel with purpose can be daunting, even when you're signing up for an organised gap year programme offered by one of the many commercial providers.
"After finishing at school or sixthform college, most students are eager to embark on their university experience as soon as possible, and that's great - we'd certainly never suggest a gap year to someone who can't wait to get started," he said.
Rowena Burton, from the careers department who organised the event, commented: "We started the Employer and Gap Year Fair five years ago to target students who do not want to go to university but do want a high level apprenticeship.
Led by Malia Obama's example, Gap Year programs may see their biggest renaissance since, well, the Renaissance.
Some of my business students have taken a gap year and started a small business, putting their learning into practice.
"Now I know that I have a place secured at Oxford I think I might take a gap year. I may even study another A-level at Coleg y Cymoedd, maybe something creative like art.
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Louis Flounder is off to gap year hotspot Thailand following her A-levels at Newcastle Sixth Form College.