Knowing what you want from your year out will help you find the right option. Common reasons to have a year out include:
Research year out organisations
Consult the Careers Handbook
Book an appointment to discuss your thoughts
Your motivations and goals will be key in deciding what kinds of activities to undertake during your time away. You could:
Many people mix and match some or all of the above activities, for example by working for a while to save up for travel. Whatever taking time out means for you, focus on your motives and the potential benefits.
Taking time out can also help you to make a decision about your future – but make sure you're not just putting off the inevitable.
Get inspiration from our blog: Six Ways to Spend Time Out
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