It's awesome to go travelling whilst you're young- you don't have as many responsibilities as you do when you're older and you can fit in trips during uni and school holidays. Whether you want to jet off before or after your studies you can explore the world, and get to 'know yourself' in the meantime! Here are a few trips on how to use your gap year to benefit you and your CV... Don't believe us? Did you know 85% of employers would encourage students to gain confidence, independence and decision making skills through travelling! For more stats on how travelling the world can improve your CV and employability check out our survey.
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How your CV can benefit from travelling - the skills section
You want to make your future employers want to hire you straight away, and with all the experience you're going to gain on your gap year- you'll be ready for the world when you get back!
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How your CV can benefit from travelling - qualifications
If you're unsure about taking a gap year trip, remember you could earn an internationally recognised qualification. Our options include a PADI scuba diving course, a TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language)... which all look great on your CV!