Category: Australia

Participant Reflection: Bontle Theo

Bontle Theo spent her Gap Year in Gore, New Zealand along the stunning South Island and absolutely loved it.

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Participant Reflection: Simon Hall

Approaching 5 years since his gap year, we caught up recently with Simon Hall from the UK about his time in Australia.

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Participant Reflection: Dylan Steenkamp

Well it's the Australia Day (Australia's national day) long weekend Downunder so we thought we would catch up with Dylan Steenkamp from Botswana to chat all things Australia and his...

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Participant Reflection: Annie Rogan

Annie from the UK caught up with Sophie Rae our Gap Year program coordinator to recap on her gap year experience at Perth College in Western Australia!

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Participant Reflection: Yolisa Jali

This month we're catching up with Yolisa from Port Elizabeth in South Africa about her time living and working at one of Australia's only prep-boarding schools in New South Wales.

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Participant Reflection: Paula Ortiz

Bogata, Columbia to Perth, Australia are almost at opposite sites of the earth, so we thought we would catch up with Paula who is spending time in regional Western 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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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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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, we should all eat our hats. But hold the mockery.

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