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GAP YEAR AND UNI?

GAP YEAR AND UNI?

CONSIDER THE OPTIONS

Worried about the cost? Not sure what to do? Nervous about leaving friends and family?

There are heaps of different journeys to university. There’s a lot of information out there about gap years. Sometimes it can get a little noisy. We are pulling together everything we know about gap years and university to help you make a decision that’s right for you.

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Episodes

WHAT GAP YEAR AND UNI CAN GIVE YOU

  • Hear student stories to help weigh up your gap year and uni options.
  • Get a handy checklist to track and chase your gap year goals.
  • Discover thought provoking questions prompts around gap year and uni.
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MONEY MATTERS

  • Learn to calculate how much savings you could have by the end of high school
  • Map your excitements and worries for gap year
  • Discover what you need to know and your steps moving forward to uni
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GETTING YOUR HEAD AROUND UNI?

  • Compare and contrast different degree types to see what is right for you
  • Know what you need to be doing with our timeline for starting university
  • Hear a podcast to share with the people in your life trying to help
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FINDING YOUR VIBE

  • Hear a a webinar we conducted with current uni students for some real info
  • Learn how you can continue your gap year at uni while making friends
  • Listen to podcast with people supporting your gap year and uni decisions
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TRACKING YOUR PROGRESS TOWARDS YOUR GAP YEAR NEEDS AND WANTS

  • Hear interviews with uni students about studying generalist degrees
  • Learn to solve problems when starting uni to make life easier
  • Bust some myths about university and gap years
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CONNECTING WITH COMMUNITY

  • Use an interactive map to discover hidden degrees in your town
  • See some regional success stories and how degrees may have helped
  • Uncover how uni degrees can help a community using a futures wheel
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ACTIVE PATHWAYS TO UNI AND GAP YEAR

  • Link actions with outcomes when making key uni and gap year decisions
  • Many ways to make your gap year an active one
  • A guide to asking questions about uni and gap year pathways
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MONEY STILL MATTERS: UNDERSTANDING YOUR OPTIONS

  • Learn to solve problems your way and address financial worries
  • Lay out your options, predict outcomes, and choose the best fit for you
  • Extra resources around HECS, Youth Allowance, scholarships and more
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IMAGINING GAP YEAR AND UNI DIFFERENTLY

  • The ways you can ask better questions to learn more about gap year and uni
  • Highlights from previous episodes and webinars around key topics for gap year and uni students
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GAP YEAR, UNI, AND CHANGE

  • Hone your ability to pivot when reacting to a changing world
  • Discover new ways of thinking with the 6 hats to deal with changing plans
  • Seek out different ways to spurn the conversation forward when progress seems stuck
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WHAT IS UNI LIKE NOW?

  • A spread of student stories from university life during a pandemic
  • Ways to determine how your thinking has changed when presented with new info
  • Some cool info around technology and student performance at uni during COVID-19
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HOW IS UNI STILL RELEVANT TO YOU?

  • A business tool adapted to help get your head around how the world is impacting you
  • A means to discover the hidden options available to you when reacting to these changes
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Was the ‘gap year’ resource we shared with you any help?

We want to know what you think.

A ‘gap year’ means taking a ‘break’ to engage in various activities between the end of high school and starting your next study.

The University of Sydney is collaborating with the University of Canberra, the University of Wollongong and the Country Education Foundation to develop a free and non-branded information resource to help people decide about gap years and transition from a gap year to the university or other further studies.

Please know that the resource is free and available to everyone; but, this resource is something new … so we are keen to know what people think about it and to research whether the resource is useful or not.

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