Gap Years and Overseas Information

2018 Gap Year Student Travel Opportunities

Cassandra Wells – 2016 McCarthy Catholic College Student experiencing a Gap Year in the United Kingdom after completing her 2016 HSC

“Cassandra had the opportunity to attend the Tamworth Careers Expo held at the TRECC in 2016, where she was in contact with Roz Martindale from “iTravel Wahroonga” Check out the… 2019 gap year flyer

For more details on any gap year programs, or if our students would like to connect with Wahroonga Travel, please speak with Mr Impey at school…

The Pros and Cons of taking a Gap Year… Pros & Cons of a Gap Year Article

Gap Year options are being considered by students each and every year. If you are thinking of taking a gap year, please either talk to Mr Impey, speak with relevant service providers at events such as the annual careers expo in Tamworth at the TRECC or contact any one of the providers of Gap Year Services, which includes:

Care – Become part of the worldwide movement to end global poverty

EA Ski & Snowboard Training


Antipodeans Abroad

The Global Work & Travel Company

AIFS Educational Travel Au Pair in Australia

Lattitude Global Volunteering

IEP including Summer Camp America, Working in the UK & Canada

Camp Counselors USA

Camp America

Cultural Care Au Pair

World Education Program WEP

World Class

EWT Educational World Travel

Projects Abroad Study & Play USA

CIS Australia

Top Deck Travel

Unleashed Travel

UN Youth Australia


Cotton Australia Gap Year

High School overseas study programs

Young Endeavour Youth Scheme is an 11-Day voyage for young Australians aged between 16 – 23 for those who wish for an exciting experience and a unique opportunity to develop skills for life. CLICK HERE to find out more and apply.

Rotary Youth Exchange

Rotary Youth Exchange Australia provides an opportunity of a lifetime for Australian high school students to live & study abroad. Click Rotary Youth Exchange to find out more. See Mr Impey for local Rotary Club contacts and connections.

YFU Youth For Understanding or YFU Australia offer accredited student exchange opportunities. YFU Home Page

EF offer programs for High Schools Students as well as University and Adults & Professionals, more details found through:  EF The World Leader in International Education

Rustic offer programs for High School Students from Years 9 to 12 as well as University Students, more details found through: Rustic Pathways

Tamworth Community College  – A ‘Gap Year without the Gap’ Your local pathway to a Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of Commerce at University of Newcastle Pathway to University

Student Exchange Australia New Zealand Student Exchange AUST NZ Homepage

AFS Intercultural Programs Australia AFS Homepage