Stay in the loop! Sign up to BUNAC newsletter
Congratulations, you have those all important results for place at your chosen university. But why not take a break from studying with one of our amazing programmes? You can dive into a totally new culture and make friends for life! We have some great short term options so you can escape the studying stress before the big step to university.
Didn't get the results that you wanted or just want to take a break and experience a gap year? Check out our blog with our more traditional gap year options.
If you're looking for an exciting and challenging experience for 6 or 12 weeks, work in a range of diverse communities in Borneo, Ecuador, Cambodia, Costa Rica or Tanzania. These programmes are aimed to get you off the beaten track and experiencing real culture as you immerse yourself in the local communities.
On these programmes you swap your pen for a spade and your classroom for the jungle and get involved in lots of different projects from conservation to eco-tourism. Open your eyes to diverse communities and make lots of new friends and memories that you will never forget!
Get up close to some of the world's most exciting animals by volunteering behind the scenes on a stunning Big 5 game reserve near Johanesburg. There's no shadowing here... you'll be getting your hands dirty, taking on real responsibility looking after African wildlife. You will be working alongside local staff and other volunteers in the great outdoors.
Work on projects with cheetahs or elephants and rhinos, monitoring their activity and assisting on projects at the reserve. You will stay in accommodation included with the programme where you can chill out with the other volunteers after a long day working.
Do you have a passion for sport? Why not channel this to disadvantaged children living in Port Elizabeth in South Africa, giving them the opportunity to play a variety of sports from netball to rugby. You're not simply coaching sport, you're making a real difference to children's lives... plus it will look really impressive on your CV!
Ready to plan your next steps? Request a callback from one of the team and we can help you plan your adventure! Or you can give us a call on 033 3999 7516.