Careers Service

Time out

Information on taking time out including an overview of some of the options available plus detailed information on teaching English abroad and expeditions.

Why do it?

Find out what you can gain from a gap year that will help you in your future career.

What can you do?

Look at some of the options for how you could spend the year.

Teaching English abroad

Information on teaching qualifications and organised programmes.


Broadly speaking, there are two types of expeditions: commercial and non-commercial. We provide more detail on both on this page.