Stories

Gap year

Hear stories from across the country, of rural young people in unique jobs, taking gap years, going on study trips, deciding on uni courses, starting trades and more. Want to hear more about a particular story? Just ask: ruralinspire@cep.org.au

Tom on Taking a Gap Year

Tom on Taking a Gap Year

Tom felt burnout after year 12 so he decided to take a year off to work and travel. He couldn't recommend the experience enough.

From: Jaitmathang Land (Dederang VIC)
After school: University

Julia’s Gap Year in a Van

Julia’s Gap Year in a Van

StoriesWhile everyone else I knew was travelling around Europe for their gap year, my friend and I bought a van and decided to explore Australia.We travelled for 5 adventure-filled months and saw so many different sides of Australia. We swam in waterholes, danced...