The Gap Year Advice Blog

Girl with Monkey on Arm - What Is Conservation? by The Leap

What Is Conservation? The Four Main Types Uncovered

If you’ve been looking into gap year options recently, you’ve probably heard the word ‘conservation’ being thrown about quite a lot. Perhaps you’re wondering: what it […]

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Friends Jump for Joy on Beach as The Leap Becomes American Gap Association Member

Big News: The Leap Is Now a Member of the American Gap Association

This week we’re celebrating, as it’s been confirmed that we are [insert drumroll here] the very FIRST company in the whole of the UK to become […]

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Sea Turtle Underwater in Madagascar - Want A Job In Wildlife Conservation But Can't Get Started? by The Leap

To People That Want A Job In Wildlife Conservation But Can’t Get Started

Chances are that, if you’re reading this, you consider travelling the world to be one of your main interests. You probably have at least a passing […]

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Man on Bike Going Travelling - - The 10 Best Gadgets to Pack on Your Travels by The Leap

The 10 Best Gadgets to Pack on Your Travels

With all the excitement that comes with planning a trip abroad, many people get a bit carried away packing things they’ll probably never use and neglect […]

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Students Trekking in Ghana - Plan My Gap Year: How to Prepare in Five Simple Steps by The Leap

Plan My Gap Year: How to Prepare in Five Simple Steps

You’ve finished school, your exam results are in and you’re thinking to yourself: ‘What now? Where can I go? How do I plan my gap year?’ […]

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There Is No Planet B - What Is the Definition of Sustainability & What's It Got to Do With Me? by The Leap

What Is the Definition of Sustainability & What’s It Got To Do With Me?

In the last decade, ‘sustainability’ has become the watchword of development professionals and politicians thinking responsibly about the future. Sure, it sounds like a great idea. […]

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Girl competes in Tough Mudder challenge - Ideas to Raise Money for Charity by The Leap

Have You Considered These Awesome Ideas to Raise Money for Charity?

So, you’ve decided to put your (or, to be more precise ‘other people’s’) money where your loud mouth is and raise some funds for a good […]

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Students Get A-Level Exam Results - Nervous About Exam Results? Make Your Back-Up Plan a Gap Year by The Leap

Nervous About Exam Results? Make Your Back-Up Plan a Gap Year

The big day has arrived: A-level results day. A day of reckoning for some, and champagne-drenched delight for others. All that hard work, sweat, blood and […]

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