Gap year roadshow kicks off to a packed hall in Cambridge

Profile picture of
Gapyear.com

View Profile All Posts
7th Feb 2012
Written by: James Roberts

Gap year roadshow kicks off to a packed hall in Cambridge

Gapyear.com is back on the road. The first 2012 university city tour got underway in Cambridge on Monday night at a packed hall at Anglia Ruskin University.

The Cambridge roadshow was the first of four gapyear.com roadshows scheduled this week, with further events taking place in Manchester, Oxford and London in the next three days.

Gapyear.com and other gap year industry experts set out the benefits of taking a break, volunteering or working abroad. The inspiring and informative multimedia presentation lasts just over an hour. There are various giveaways, and one person who goes will win a flight to Australia with Qantas and a Topdeck tour.

The roadshows are aimed at backpackers, travellers and those interested in taking a gap year. The events are being held at universitys across the country, but they are open to people of all ages. There is no admission cost, entry to the roadshows is completely free.

Tim Fenton, general manager of gapyear.com, said: "It’s great for us to get out and meet real gappers and would-be gappers. 2012 is going to be a busy year for the gapyear.com business."

At time of writing, the dedicated roadshow team are making their way from Cambridge to the University of Manchester, where the second roadshow event will take place at 6pm this evening (Tuesday 7th February 2012).

After that it’s onto Oxford Brookes University tomorrow evening (Wednesday 8th February 2012, 6pm), and then on to the University of London tomorrow (Thursday 9th February 2012, 6pm) where the fourth and final of this week’s gap year events will take place.

Attendees at the gapyear.com roadshow in Cambridge

More detailed information on the roadshows can be found on the roadshow section of the gapyear.com website.

If you’ve missed Cambridge and can’t make it to one of the three remaining roadshows this week, don’t dismay; gapyear.com are planning to do more shows in the up-and-coming months.

Were you at the Cambridge roadshow last night? If so, what were your favourite moments of the evening? Let us know your thoughts below.

And if you take any nice photographs at the events please be sure to let the gapyear.com team know; if they like your shots enough you might even get them featured on the site.

Search

Madagascar Physiotherapy

from £545

7 days

Help improve the lives of the local community by providing primary healthcare. This exciting programme will show you the reality...

Grand Traverse – Both Islands

from £1400

15 days

New Zealand

In 2 weeks launching from Auckland you will see the best of both islands with a unique combination of camping...

Language Assistant in France

from £1250

28 - 84 days

France

Live in the beautiful city of Montpellier in Southern France, learn the language, embrace the culture, meet new friends, and...

Business Internship and Volunteering Tanzania

from £2067

42 - 70 days

Tanzania

Program includes: A business internship in a travel company in Arusha and community development projects in Arusha, Lake Manyara and...

Tanzania Whale Sharks & Turtles

from £745

7 - 140 days

Tanzania

Come and swim in the crystal clear waters off the coast of Tanzania and see the spectacular wildlife it holds...

Work and Travel in New Zealand

from £945

365 days

New Zealand

Head to NZ to live and work as a local!Our team will assist you with necessary paperwork, job finding and...

In-Class TEFL Course in Sydney

from £1290

20 days

Australia

Join our 4-week TEFL in-class course in Sydney and become a TEFL/TESOL certified teacher of English as a foreign language.

Rescued Animal Conservation

from £1131

14 - 84 days

Volunteer in Malawi at its only accredited wildlife sanctuary. Volunteers get involved with daily animal and orphan care, rehabilitation and...

Amazon Animal Conservation in Ecuador

from £504

14 days

Ecuador

Help preserve some of the Amazon's most unique animals, getting the chance

Community Care in Japan

from £2500

180 days

Japan

We offer several caring placement opportunities for volunteers. These are dedicated to helping residents with physical and learning disabilities and...

Search

Southern Explorer

From natural wonders to some of the region’s most vibrant cities, experience the riches of South America on this comprehensive...

Explore Southern Thailand

from £895

From the pearly white shorelines of Phuket’s Patong and Nai Harn beaches to the lost islands of Koh Gum, Koh...

Explore Argentina & Brazil

from £1952

Take in natural and cultural wonders during a nine-day introduction to the best of Argentina and Brazil. Explore the sophisticated...

South East Asia Uncovered

from £1755

Travel from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City, experiencing the delights of northern Thailand, the laidback river lifestyle of Laos...

Classic Vietnam Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City – Teenage Adventure

Sail through limestone karsts aboard a traditional junk boat and walk the streets of imperial capitals. From vibrant Hanoi, the...

Mexico & Costa Rica Experience

from £3468

Encounter the vivacious beauty and fiery flavours of Mexico and Costa Rica. Discover the culture, landscapes of this fascinating region...

Berlin to Rome

from £1953

Embark on a tour of Europe as you travel from Berlin to Rome visiting Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic, Austria,...

Western Borneo & Mt Kinabalu Experience

from £1499

Leave it to the fascinating island of Borneo to show you an 11-day adventure through some of the most beautiful...

Indonesia Adventure – Java & Bali

from £1383

Indonesia lives in a corner of the world where everything’s plentiful – delicious food, welcoming people, and, of course, picturesque...

Trekking in Ladakh

Think of the Himalayas and you'll inevitably think of Mount Everest. But there's so much more to see in this...

Search
[contact-form-7 id="4" title="Contact form 1"]