Getting In Shape for Your Gap Year Travels

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If you are planning a gap year or simply some extended travels around the globe, you have no doubt read numerous articles about the best advice for gap years. In fact, the web is saturated with them.

QuickGuides: Gap Year Advice

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As part of our preparations for the new academic year, Young Academic will be bringing you a series of quick guides which will help you whatever you are doing this campaign. The first of these is concerned with your Gap Year and how you can manage your finances when you are half way across the world.

Why a Gap Year Could Boost Your Employability

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With A-level results day just around the corner, delaying your placement and taking a gap year might just be the best decision you make. Young Academic takes a look into why, and the thoughts of renowned travel writer Macca Sherifi.

Top Tips for a Budget Ski Holiday

Let’s be honest, skiing can be a slippery slope for your budget. Travel costs, accommodation, equipment hire and lift passes can set you back a pretty penny before you even catch a glimpse of the slopes. But don’t worry! We have some tips for you to cut down the costs, without cutting down on the fun.

Travelex Release Fantastic Guide to Studying Abroad

As the summer months approach, many Young Academic readers will be planning their summer’s or even gap years abroad. With this in mind, we have got this fantastic infographic from none other than Travelex.

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Harper Adams Qualifications to be Handed to VSO International Volunteers

In interesting student news, Young Academic has today learnt of a new qualification set to accredit hundreds of young volunteers looking to start work abroad. Thanks to a new partnership the Harper Adams University College and VSO, the qualification will look to accredit the work of 18-22 year international volunteers on the Global Xchange programme as well as VSO trainees.

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Students Challenged to Predict the Future of PR

As Young Academic can exclusively reveal, Punch Communications have launched the FuturePR campaign in search of a star intern. In what could prove to be one of the career schemes of 2011, the PR agency will give one of you the chance to prove you have what it takes to make it in one of the United Kingdom’s most competitive industries.

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Young Academic Gap Years: HostelBookers.com lead the way as you embark on your travels

Young Academic start the new year by bringing you some priceless student news regarding your forthcoming Gap Year. As you travel Europe or even the globe, where you stay is of great importance as you endeavour to stay safe and comfortable. HostelBookers.com tick all of Young Academic’s boxes as we try to find you the very best accommodation…