Learn new skills, embark on new adventures and make new friends in an amazing location.
Kick off your Gap Year with our unique workshop and excursion-based gap year program in Bali. Spend your mornings learning new skills from tech startup founders and your afternoons and weekends exploring the incredible island of Bali.
Enjoy everything from rafting and trekking to surfing to exploring the island’s hidden beaches.
Learn new skills at our workshops and gain the confidence to launch your own blog, book or business by the end of the program.
During the program you’ll get to live and work amongst a renowned startup ecosystem featured in Lonely Planet, Forbes, The Guardian and more.
Our Start Me Up Gap Year Program is a high-quality education program that focuses on in-demand skills learning and adventurous travel in Asia-Pacific.
What you’ll get:
Accommodation for 16 nights
3 meals a day
Access to expert instructors and mentors
Transport to and from airport
Meeting in arrivals hall by representative from Start Me Up
Up to three excursions, ranging from mountain biking and trekking to rafting and snorkeling.
Access to our curricula
Previous Start Me Up Gap Year Program Workshops include:
How to build a website
Developing cultural curiosity
Balinese cultural training
Travel safety training
Photography & videography
What people say…
“During the program I learned a lot about myself and what I really wanted to do. The people in the program are very supportive.”
Marie-Lee Desbiens, Canada
“I made really great connections professionally and personally. The soft skills and hard skills you learn here you can apply to
Juan Carlos Ramirez, Mexico
“It’s given me a much clearer sense of direction. It also made me realize that having a business of my own one
day could be feasible.
It gave me a lot of independence. Being able to network with people from all over the world and learn lots of new
skills was an eye-opening experience.”
Camille de Villiers, South Africa