You may have considered a gap year already whether it’s straight out of A-levels or after university to take a break from studying, gain some work experience or to go traveling. It’s important to be aware of the pros and cons of taking a gap year before making your decision.
– A gap year has the potential to teach you so much more than any classroom could.
– Spending your gap year abroad whether it’s for travel or work will provide you with a wealth of cultural awareness.
– If you go travelling, it’s likely to be the longest you holiday you will ever get to have.
– You could spend a year working and saving which could take a huge financial burden off your shoulders for when you get to university.
– Taking a year to work as an intern in your chosen profession can work wonders for your studies and for landing that job role after uni.
– You can focus on your passion and really find what you want to do in life. Many students regret their choice of course and end up dropping out of university within the first two years.
– Going travelling for any amount of time can be seriously expensive. Proper planning needs to be in place otherwise you may end up in a bad financial situation.
– You may have big plans for your gap year but instead, end up staying at home with your parents and binge-watching Netflix while all your friends are at university living their best lives.
– Going back to study or work after a year out may make the transition a difficult one for you.
– You will be a year behind all your friends by the time you go back to study and also a year behind when it comes to getting a job after.
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Living at The Junxion has been a very homely experience for me, as from moving in on my first year of university I was a little nervous about living on my own so far away from my home in Liverpool; but that all change once I moved into my new room, as the buildings interior design gives off such a relaxing vibe that will allow you to study in peace. Although the staff in the building where so very comforting to speak to and will offer guidance on pretty much anything, as they are always there to help. Other than that I would highly recommend The Junxion to anyone as I am currently a second year living with my friend at The Junxion and I couldn’t feel more at home.
Highly recommend Mezzino Student living, it’s furnished to a high standard and is in the heart of the student area. Has very helpful staff and it’s well run in the office.
Searched for loads of student accommodation before I found this gem amongst the rest. Really nice sizeable apartments in a great student busy location. Would highly recommend Mezzino.
For a very spacious space with great amenities, the price is very mucb affordable. Good views and great support staff to help out at anytime of the day.
Millstone is a brilliant place to live, Ive just book for my 3rd year. The staff are kind and caring. I have love living at Millstone as it has given me independence and a bigger family.
I moved to Mayfair Court 3 years ago and we love it here. My apartment is spacious and enlightened by large windows facing Wilmslow road. Commons, including a flourishing inner garden are well kept. Staff are friendly and always there to help, and the community is diverse. Location is very convenient. There’s a bus stop at the foot of the building, a supermarket across the street, Bodey Medical Centre behind the supermarket, and plenty of restaurants and pubs around. I'm happy to call this place our home while in Manchester.