Category: United Kingdom

Letz Live UK gap year reflection
United Kingdom

Life of a gap assistant in the UK

Light at the end of the tunnel. Here’s Nicky’s update on life as a gap assistant in the UKNicky is currently in the UK. She made the decision to stay at her placement.Here is her account from May this year. Thank you Nicky. It is hard to believe that I…

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Letz Live UK gap year review
United Kingdom

UK Gap Life During COVID-19

UK Gap Assistant Nicky Chomyn has shared her honest and open account of life in the UK during COVID-19.Nicky is currently in the UK. She made the decision to stay at her placement.Here is her account from March this year. Watch this space for further u…

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UK working holiday UK food takes the test
Letz Live

UK Food takes the test

Traditionally, food in the UK hasn’t been great, but don’t believe the hype from movies about the UK. No, it’s not like Oliver Twist or

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Throwback Thursday: Annabel De Boer

  Q. Where and when did you send your gap year overseas?In 2015, I worked at a preparatory school in the United Kingdom as a ‘Prep School Assistant’. This meant I pretty much did anything from waking up the boarding house in the mornings, helping out i…

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PARTICIPANT REFLECTION: Anna Whip

Anna from Australia gives us the low-down on working in a UK boarding school during her gap year in Cambridge with Letz Live  Hi! My name is Anna. I graduated from high school in 2016 after studying hard and being involved in every facet of school life…

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PARTICIPANT REFLECTION: Ella Chapman

Ella from Brisbane (Australia) writes in reflecting on her gap year. Coming from year twelve with a love for travel already, my gap year in Kent was one of the most rewarding and eye opening experiences. Now, almost a year later, I’m still printing pho…

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London-Bridge-views
United Kingdom

PARTICIPANT REFLECTION: Hugh Britton

We recently caught up with Hugh Britton from Sydney who spent a gap year in the UK with Letz Live in 2017 to see what he thought about his gap year! “Let me start by saying I could not recommend a gap year more highly to anyone….. I’m constantly talkin…

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United Kingdom

Throwback Thursday: Nathan Whitmore

Q. Where and when did you spend your gap year overseas?My gap year was during the year of 2015 in the United Kingdom up in North Yorkshire at a school called Queen Ethelburga’s College.Q. What is your fondest memory of your time overseas? The fondest m…

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Ireland countryside visited on holidays whilst on a Gap Year in the UK
United Kingdom

PARTICIPANT REFLECTION: Sheldon Paro

Dear Future Gappies!I’m going to hit you with the big statement straight off the bat – next year will be the best year of your life!! The amount of memories and experiences you’ll pack into 12 months is incredible (get ready for an Instagram overload)….

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Ariel view of London
United Kingdom

Throwback Thursday: Grace Selkirk

We had a delightful catch up with Grace Selkirk who worked as a gap assistant in the UK 4 years ago. Hear what she has to say! Q. Where and when did you spend your gap year overseas?A. I did my gap year in 2014 and worked in a prep-school in Sussex, En…

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