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WHAT CAN A GAP YEAR AND UNI GIVE YOU?

WHAT CAN A GAP YEAR AND UNI GIVE YOU?

WE’LL HELP YOU SORT THROUGH WHAT UNIVERSITY AND GAP YEARS OFFER AND ENCOURAGE YOU TO STAY IN TOUCH WITH YOUR GOALS.

Whether you’re considering your gap year and uni options, tracking your current gap year or just want to support someone with their decision, it’s important to be informed. This episode begins to explore what university and gap years can do for you and encourages you to stick to your university goals.

Watch this 2 minute video to follow the gap year journeys of Liliana and Josh. They both did their HSC in regional towns, and are now at uni. Their stories remind us that uni and gap year experiences can look and feel different to everyone.

IN HIGH SCHOOL?

People have different reasons for taking gap years, or not. Plan a journey to university that suits you.

MAP YOUR GAP

We’ve pulled together four unique personal stories that each weigh up a variety of options that address common gap year needs and desires. Read theirs, then write yours.

ON A GAP YEAR?

Get help tracking and chasing your gap year goals. Download a checklist today.

We’ve created the mother of all gap year to-do lists. Don’t freak out at how long it is, just download it, delete the stuff that’s not applicable to you, mark off the things you’ve done and get started on the things still to do. Don’t forget to add your own personal to-do’s as well!

Resource links:

Download the print out checklist

Download the editable checklist

GETTING HELP?

We have already given these stories to Year 12 students. But now we’ve included some thought provoking questions to share with the people you trust. We hope these start conversations that help your people, help you. If you want to connect your family, friends, teachers, neighbours and dog with more resources like this, have them sign up today in the sign up portal below.

Download stories with questions now

WANT MORE?

Get more information to help you make good gap year decisions!

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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.

Participate in research now.

You don’t have to participate in any research just because you use or subscribe to the resource.  If you don’t want to participate in the research, just go back to using the resource like normal.