Sceptical about gap years?

Sceptical about gap years?

An unexpected journey I was always sceptical about gap years. It comes from my French education, I was taught that once you’ve started something you should doggedly carry on to the end. Getting my degree without a break in education was my focus. Anyway, at my age and...
From a gap year to the Navy

From a gap year to the Navy

Going from a gap year to the Navy, Helen Taylor is now a Sub lieutenant in the Royal Navy.  Here she recounts how her gap year experience enabled her to demonstrate that she had the skills that the Navy look for in their officers. I graduated from Exeter University in...
Volunteering skills- The Top Five

Volunteering skills- The Top Five

Have you ever been sat in an interview and been asked for a specific example of when you have “thought outside of the box”? Or maybe a prospective employer asked you for an example of when you had “worked with a team to overcome a challenge”?...