The gap-year guidebook 2016 is now available!

Posted on 9th Nov 2015 in The Gap-year Guidebook, news

We are delighted to announce the release of the 24th edition of the gap-year guidebook...

Our popular guidebook is now in its 24th year and provides information, help and advice for anyone considering taking time out to spend travelling, working, volunteering or studying at home or abroad. The guide aims to inspire and encourage gappers to pursue a gap-year that suits their interests, lifestyle and travel ambitions.

The guide is arrange in 11 concise chapters that cover the topics surrounding health, finance, tips, travelling, accommodation, career-breaks, mature gappers, working abroad, volunteering abroad, learning abroad, sport. There are also three chapters that focus on volunteering, working and learning in the UK whilst on a gap-year.

What's new in the 2016 guide?

The guide has been updated with up-to-date travel and gap-year specific advice from a number of leading organisations. In addition to the advice and inspiration provided in the guide, there is an updated 153 page company directory located at the back of the book. This provides gappers with the contact details of organisations that can help them plan a gap-year with ease.

The new edition also features 36 exciting accounts from gappers who have taken time out to pursue their ambitions and interests, some of which have pursued voluntary work with orang-utans in Malaysia, carried out a medical placement in Mexico, became a qualified scuba diver in Madagascar and studied Art in Italy.

How can I purchase the book?

The gap-year guidebook 2016 is available to purchase online at John Catt Educational and Amazon

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On the cover

Many thanks to John Taylor, SACI Sculpture and Drawing Instructor for the fantastic cover photo for SACI drawing students on site at San Miniato al Monte above Florence, Italy.