Gap years, adventures, expeditions, UK & overseas work placements, gap year consultancy, back-packing, career breaks & gap year travel worldwide, student summers, work in hospitals, orphanages, schools, teaching, conservation, farms, zoos, journalism, radio, art galleries, sports, jungle, American camps, more.
Justin Craig Education Easter, May and Christmas holiday revision courses at day and residential centres nationwide, covering a wide variety of subjects at GCSE and A Level. Justin Craig Education has helped over 100,000 students secure their university place.
Central London - Reading - Beaconsfield - Leatherhead - Surbiton - Chelmsford - Herts - Kent t: 01727 236135
Raleigh International Raleigh International is a youth development charity which inspires people from all backgrounds and nationalities to discover their full potential by working together on challenging environmental and community projects around the world
Parsons Green SW6 4HZ t: 020 7371 8585
Ski Academy Switzerland Range of spring, summer, autumn and winter gap and fast track ski programmes in Switzerland. PSIA and BASI programmes from 4 to 12 weeks for beginners and more advanced skiiers.
t: 0141 416 0146
Sport Lived A sporting gap year company which offers you the chance to live and work in Australia or New Zealand and combine this with playing or coaching sport.
t: 0870 9503837
Year Out Group Gap Year, taking a year out. Detailed information for your volunteering year out or gap year. Information on voluntary projects overseas in different countries and in the UK, plus advice on planning your year out or career break.
Greenforce Specialise in exciting rewarding gap year & career break expeditions to remote worldwide destinations. Projects involve a hands-on approach to conservation, aiding local communities from rainforest, agriculture & hospitality to teaching & construction.
Fulham SW6 5NR t: 020 7384 3343
Snow Challenge Gap year ski instructor and ski patrol training courses in Western Alberta and The Kootenays.
Canada t: 02920 361549
SotaVenice State of the Art Venice art classes for gap year & students - life drawing and portraiture, photography. Art & Architecture Biennale, lectures in Renaissance art, contemporary art taught by the very best lecturers, curators and practising artists.
Istituto Canossiano, Venice t: 020 8969 4118
Real Gap WTC offers full support packages for working holidays, gap year jobs, volunteer work programmes abroad, backpacking trips, working holidays or career breaks in New Zealand, USA, Central & South America, India, South Africa, Thailand, and Australia.
Tunbridge Wells TN1 1XL t: 01892-516164
Shumba Experience Conservation projects throughout Southern Africa. Work as a volunteer on game reserves, wildlife sanctuaries & research projects. As volunteers aged 17+ you'll work with conservation professionals on location in S Africa or Namibia.
Brighton BN1 4ST t: 0845 257 3205
i-to-i Meaningful Travel i-to-i has exactly what you're looking for including gap year & volunteer travel, voluteer projects in 34 countries, meaningful tours, well paid teaching jobs abroad, internships & jobs in summer camps.
t: 0800 011 1156
Tante Marie Culinary Academy Beginner, certificate, 4 week essential skills & 12 week cordon bleu gap year courses taught by Tante Marie professional teachers. A passport to some of the greatest jobs in the best locations including opportunities in some of the worlds top ski resorts.
Woking, Surrey GU21 6HN t: 01483 726957
Art History Abroad AHA run 5 gap year courses per year and several shorter summer courses in London & Italy. Their 6 week course is a lifetime experience. Travel through Italy studying many masterpieces of Italian art which form the foundations of western civilization.
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 3PH t: 01284 774772
Accenture Horizon's Scheme Their gap year scheme operates from September to April & begins with an induction that takes place in London. Earn good money, gaining valuable experience on real-life Accenture projects and still have the chance to travel before going to university.
London EC4N 4TW t: 020 7844 4000
Well Seasoned Chalet Cookery Course Prepare and present excellent quality food suitable for guests returning from a hard day on the slopes. The course takes place in the famous winter ski resort of Tignes, also a thriving summer alpine resort. Time for skiing, boarding & much more.
Volunteer Latin America Student and gap year programmes with little or no costs, covering everything from sea turtle conservation to teaching English.
London W1A 6US t: 020 7193 9163
BUNAC BUNAC offers a range of work holidays including a summer camp counselling programme in the USA, and volunteering placements for full-time and gap year in Australia and New Zealand.
t: 020 7251 3472
Conservation volunteers for Africa African Conservation Experience has been sending volunteers to Africa for years and is the original, organisation for conservation placements in Southern Africa. Every volunteer receives the benefit of personal experience and individual consideration.
Faversham ME13 8WZ t: 0870 241 5816
The Leap Voluntary work placements in Africa, South America, Asia and Australia. An exciting mix of challenges and experiences - travel with a conscience.
Marlborough SN8 1LZ t: 01672 519922
Oyster Gap Year Oyster Gap Year has a variety of opportunities in diverse destinations. Change the lives of street kids in Brazil, perfect your Spanish teaching lively classes in Chile or finance the best ever ski-ing season by working in a Canadian mountain resort.
Hartfield, East Sussex TN7 4AR t: 01892 770771
Voluntary Services Overseas VSO offer volunteers the opportunity to work abroad to help across 6 main areas: HIV & AIDS, participation & governance, education, disability, health and secure livelihoods. Placements are suitable for both gap years and career breaks.
London SW15 2BS t: 020 8780 7500
Gap Year Ghana Worthwhile volunteer projects for gap year students in schools, sports academies and radio in Ghana, West Africa. Idyllic beachside accommodation.
London N6 5HA t: 020 8340 1747
Quest Overseas Combine 4-6 weeks volunteering on a great project in Africa or Latin America with a 6 week adventure exploring several countries. The Latin America quest begins with an additional language phase to learn or improve your Spanish or Portuguese.
Hove, Sussex BN3 3ED t: 01273 777 206
gapadvice.org Independent advice on gap years for people of all ages.
t: 01494 673448
AmeriCamp AmeriCamp is the award-winning summer camp organisation that sends people from all around the world to do Summer Camp America 2015.
t: 0161 312 3640
Tall Ships Youth Trust The Tall Ships Youth Trust is a charity dedicated to the personal development of young people through the crewing of tall ships. Voyages around the UK and worldwide.
Portsmouth, Hants PO1 3PT t: 02392 832055
Trekforce Expeditions Trekforce Expeditions offers challenging expedition and gap year programmes consisting of sustainable jungle and rainforest conservation projects, language, teaching and cultural experiences in diverse environments
SW1W 0RE t: 020 7828 2275
Peak Leaders Peak Leaders winter & summer ski, snowboard or mountain bike instructor courses worldwide. Have the experience of a lifetime. Courses recognised by BASI, CSIA, CASI, NZSIA.
Fife, Scotland KY14 7QE t: 01337 860 079
Ski Le Gap Ski Le Gap ticks all the boxes. The ultimate gap year challenge - learn to be a ski or snowboard instructor in French Canada.
Canada t: 0800 328 0345
Travellers Worldwide Conservation, teaching, work experience voluntary work overseas for gap year, year out and other projects underaking teaching, work experience, conservation, sports coaching, language and cultural training.
Ferring, West-Sussex BN12 5HY t: 01903 502595
AIESEC UK AIESEC is a global organisation that transforms students into leaders by running an international exchange programme.
London EC2A 4AT t: 020 7549 1800
Madventurer Madventurer leads the way in providing those taking a gap year, summer break or career break a variety of fantastic development travel opportunities in East Africa, West Africa or South America. Duke of Edinburgh Award recognised Access Organisation
0845 121 1996 NE1 3SG
Gap Medics Every year, thousands of students from the UK, USA, Australia & worldwide undertake Gap Medics placements, they provide international medical work experience for school & university students.
Newcastle upon Tyne NE8 3AE t: 0191 603 1111
Venture Co Worldwide Planning a career break, a gap year or just putting life on hold for a while? Find the inspiration at Venture Co to make your time out exciting, rewarding and fun. Discover a world beyond your own
CV34 4SD t: 01926 411122
Projects Abroad Volunteer projects for gap years, career breaks, electives and summer placements in teaching, care, conservation & environment, medicine & healthcare, culture & community projects, business, law & human rights and journalism.
Goring, Sussex BN12 4TX t: 01903 708300
Invasion Some of the very best holidays, gap years, travel and work abroad opportunities. Summer jobs in Thailand, Australia, Africa, USA and other countries, weekend beaks, city breaks, festivals, travel tips, health advice and more.
t: 0161 312 3459
EF's Gap Year Programme EF English First's gap year programme provides candidates with a professional qualification and a paid placement teaching English in China, Indonesia or Russia. The programme includes free flights, free accommodation and health insurance.
Manchester M14 6JX t: 0161 256 1400
Nonstop Ski Train to be a ski instructor. Gap and career break instructor and improvement courses in the Canadian Rockies from 2 - 11 weeks in length. Courses are run in Whistler, Fernie, Red Mountain and Banff.
London - Canada t: 0845 365 1525
BSES Expeditions BSES Expeditions offer challenging summer and gap year expeditions for young people (aged 16-23 years old). Take part in exploratory projects abroad, led by experts, in Greenland, Peru, Svalbard, Amazon Rainforest, Arctic Norway or South Africa.
Kensington SW7 2AR t: 020 7591 3141
WorkingAbroad WorkingAbroad is a UK organisation which recruits volunteers and interns in the humanitarian, healthcare, environmental, wildlife conservation and teaching fields. WorkingAbroad also has a free to use database of over 2000 organisations.
Lewes BN7 3ND t: 01273 479 047
Pure Australia Travel Guide A resource providing gap year travel advice for backpackers visiting Australia. They can help you to organise your Australian visas, flights, travel insurance, backpacker jobs, and booking your Australian hostels.
Work the World Working closely with individuals and groups of students, Work the World offers professionally organised healthcare projects in Africa and Asia which provide maximum benefit to both the participants and the overseas communities within which they work.
Newcastle NE1 1DE t: 0191 230 8256
STA Travel Cheap student flights, round the world flights, Gap year travel, cheap hotels and youth hostels and great travel insurance.
t: 0870 163 0026
Gap Year 365 A global directory of 'Gap Year', 'Year Out' and 'Career Break' activities including volunteering, work and teaching jobs.
t: 020 8816 7936
Gap Year South Africa South African gap year specialists. One of the most affordable experiences specializing in sports coaching, teaching, environment, veterinary, medical, HIV/AIDS & health awareness projects.
Cambridge CB1 0ES t: 020 8144 2423
Lanacos Reliable and independent source of gap year and career language courses around the world. Learn it in the country where they speak it, with business, activities or sport.
Sevenoaks, Kent TN15 7AH t: 01732 456543
Bletchley Park The historic Victorian Mansion, set in beautiful grounds, offers outstanding conference facilities. There are very grand rooms for those important, high profile events & smaller, more intimate rooms for less formal occasions.
Milton Keynes MK3 6EB t: 01908 640404
Africa Asia Venture Ltd AV Projects is a specialist 'Year Out' organisation looking for adventurous students and graduates under 24 who want to teach or coach sports in schools or work with local communities including taking part in community/conservation projects.
t: 01380 729009
Volunteering India Volunteering India is well known volunteering organization providing safe gap year and volunteer placements on women empowerment, street children, orphanage, childcare & teaching programmes as well as dental elective & medical internships.
t: 020 8133 9939
Gap Sports Gap Sports Abroad (GSA) combines adventurous travel and community development projects worldwide. No experience is necessary and with the sports projects, non-sports projects and summer camps there is a place for everyone.
Marlow SL7 1NX t: 0870 837 9797
Ultimate Gap Year Providers of travel safety training for Gap year students and independent travellers.
London W14 9LX t: 020 7386 9101
Changing Worlds Variety of life changing & worthwhile working placements worldwide. Work in orphanages, teaching English, hospitals, zoos, schools, art galleries, journalism, farming & conservation. India, Kenya, China, Latvia, New Zealand, Dubai, S.America, many others.
London t: 020 8123 8702
Gap Year Worldwide A gap year directory with gap year jobs, gap year volunteer, gap year work, career break, TEFL courses, TEFL teaching jobs and more.
London SW6 9RR t: 020 8816 7936
The Australian Divemaster Academy Expert diving skills in only 10 life-enriching weeks. Kick off your gap year, career gap or international travels by learning new skills in idyllic Byron Bay. The divemaster qualifications will open doors for your travels in Australia and worldwide.
Byron Bay, Australia t: +61 2 66 858 333
Gap Year Diver Gap Year Diver offers a range of programmes for people taking time out as a gap year or career break. Learn to dive with marine conservation in Fiji & the Bahamas. Learn Spanish, travel, dive in Costa Rica & Venezuela or focus on adventure in Egypt.
Oxfordshire OX7 5RS t: 0845 257 3292
Alltracks Academy Range of ski and snowboard improvement and instructor courses in Canada at Whistler, Revelstoke & Red Mountain. Fun constructive gap years, career breaks, ski or snowboard instructor training, begin a dream career in the mountains.
t: 01962 864 203
Camps International Volunteer holidays and gap years in Africa. Camps International has a selection of voluntary community work projects and travel ideas, including wildlife safaris, scuba diving & mountaineering.
Dorset BH24 3NX t: 0844 8001127
Quest Business Training Friendly well equipped college offering professional courses for post GCSE, gap year & graduates. Combine IT skills with marketing, management, PR & PA skills, project management, shorthand, finance & personal development. 4, 10, 12 & 36 week courses.
Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0BD t: 020 7233 5957
Lattitude Global Volunteering Lattitude is the original gap year charity which, for 35 years, has specialised in volunteering for 17-25 year-olds. Programs and placements which will allow you to work all over the world doing volunteer jobs that really make a difference.
Reading, Berkshire RG1 4BB t: 0118 959 4914
Deloitte Scholars Scheme Unique opportunity to combine your dream of travelling during your gap year with paid business experience at Deloitte but with no commitment to join full time at the end of the Scheme. Ongoing financial scholarship throughout university.
t: 020 7303 8408
Volunteer in Asia Volunteer opportunities run throughout the year and are available in such areas as English teaching, orphanage assistance, conservation work, health care, and others designed to meet the interest of individual volunteers.
Nepal t: 977 1 4415393
Outreach International Outreach is a small, specialist organisation that places committed volunteers in carefully selected, meaningful projects. Enjoy all the Pacific coast of Mexico, rainforests of Ecuador & Costa Rica or traditions of Cambodia & Sri Lanka offer.
Compton Dundon, Somerset TA11 6PF t: 01458 274957
Frontier London based & one of the UK's leading non-profit conservation and development organisations and the first choice for volunteering abroad on your gap year, career break or holiday. Unique vocational accredited qualifications.
London EC2A 3QP t: 020 7613 2422