Taking a year out is a popular way to spend a year before going to university. You may want to travel, save money, gain employment experience, volunteer or simply have a once in a lifetime experience before you knuckle down to your studies. Don’t worry about missing out on your university place – it is sometimes possible defer your application, but you should get advice from your careers advisor and from the university you want to attend.
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