Category: Australia

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Gap Year in Melbourne

If you love sports, then this is such a fantastic city to live in. As well as watching loads of live events, there are plenty of clubs around that you can join too. So, it’s a chance to try your hand at something you’ve never done before!

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PARTICIPANT REFLECTION: Matthew Smith

I was considering becoming a teacher and thought a gap year was a great way to fully experience the very best (and potentially) worst of the teaching profession before I enrolled, studied (and paid) for a university degree. Indeed, this year was very much a learning year for me where now I know that teaching is my calling….  I just need to decide if I want to teach in either a primary or secondary school. 

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Gap Year participant Andrew Haggath

Andrew from Newcastle (UK) tells us about his gap year experiences working in a boarding school in Brisbane, Australia!

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PARTICIPANT REFLECTION: Catherine Woodhead

My journey began in January 2018 when I hopped onto my first international flight headed for Sydney, Australia. Without much knowledge about the country, culture or people – I can easily say that I now consider this beautiful place my second home

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Our Team: Carl Palmer

Former boarder, gappie, travelling teacher and now mentor to thousands of Gap Year assistants internationally.

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The Burning Man Evolution

If there’s a website out there that uses the word ‘radical’ more than burningman.com, we should all eat our hats. But hold the mockery.

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