Gap year programs

Selected from our approved providers

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Gap year programmes to make your gap year count!
Experience different cultures & make friends for life.
Combine a personal interest with developing new skills.

Below are just a flavour of the gap year programme our members can offer. View the organisation pages to see what else they can offer and visit their websites if you don’t chose from this selection.

Ski patrol smile

Ski Patrol Training Course

Australia Adventure

Fallen Incarus statue

Art history summer course, Italy

Combined ski instructor & off piste course, Canada

Marine Conservation Research Volunteer – Sinai

Conservation in Thailand

Community Volunteering in Scotland

baby monkey

Get hands-on caring for Africa’s wildlife

Treating a Cheetah with African Conservation Experience

Start your veterinary career somewhere amazing

Monkey rehabilitation in South Africa

pacific discovery surfing pic

Hawaii Summer Program

Laughing girl art history

Art history semester course, Britain, France & Italy

Ski instructor training in Canada

Surf instructor course, Morocco

Ski instructor season internship, Canada

Students hugging roman columns at history

Art history gap year course, Italy

Care tanzania

Care in Tanzania

Group Outside Temple

Southeast Asia Gap Year Semester Program

Nepalese woman writing

Women’s Empowerment Project, Nepal

Big five game reserve volunteer

Volunteer on a ‘big 5’ safari reserve

volunteer feeding baby rhino

Volunteer at world-famous wildlife sanctuary in South Africa

Close up of Lion face

Lion conservation project in South Africa

Trekkers in Nepal

Nepal & India Adventure

Building in Nepal

GHV mask making

Multi-Volunteering experiences in southern Africa

Protect Turtles & Explore Costa Rica

pro instructors

Ski and Snowboard Instructor Internship

Costa Rica Marsupial

Sloth and Wildlife Rescue in Costa Rica

Mount fuji japan

Keeping Safe on your Gap Year

Elephant care in Thailand

Ski and snowboard instructor short courses, Canada

Sail, dive & teach in Madagascar

Ski & snowboard instructor courses, Canada

GHV canoes on rive

Community, Conservation & Medical Volunteering in Namibia & Botswana

Conservation & adventure in Ecuador

qualified instrcutors

Full Season Ski & Snowboard Instructor Course

Elephant closeup in grassland

Elephant care & research in South Africa

GHV child care

Volunteer experiences in Cape Town

Hikers in Peruvian Mountains

South America Explorer

Backlit Surfers on beach

Australia & New Zealand Gap Year Semester Program

Marine conservation in Thailand

Ski instructor training & paid work in Canada

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