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Harvard Admissions Tutor on the Benefits of Gap Years

In a recent article entitled “Time Out or Burn Out for the Next Generation”, William Fitzsimmons, Dean of Admissions at the prestigious Harvard University has extolled the virtues of taking a gap year and has recommended that more American students should consider the option of a year out between High School and college. He says… […]

New monkey found in Brazil!

Researchers have discovered a new sub-species of monkey in a remote part of the Amazon rain forest – the Mura’s Saddleback Tamarin! The newly found monkey was first spotted by scientists in 2007 in the Brazilian state of Amazonas and is related to the saddleback tamarin monkeys, known for their distinctively marked backs. The small […]

Harvard Admissions Tutor on the Benefits of Gap Years

In a recent article entitled “Time Out or Burn Out for the Next Generation”, William Fitzsimmons, Dean of Admissions at the prestigious Harvard University has extolled the virtues of taking a gap year and has recommended that more American students should consider the option of a year out between High School and college. He says… […]

New monkey found in Brazil!

Researchers have discovered a new sub-species of monkey in a remote part of the Amazon rain forest – the Mura’s Saddleback Tamarin! The newly found monkey was first spotted by scientists in 2007 in the Brazilian state of Amazonas and is related to the saddleback tamarin monkeys, known for their distinctively marked backs. The small […]

Marlborough College Gap Fair Tomorrow

Simon will be at Marlborough College Gap Fair in sunny Wiltshire tomorrow (Tuesday 9th) from 2-3pm. If you would like any information about any of our projects and expeditions, want some advice about gap years in general or have some questions about Africa or South America then do come and say hello! Directions to Marlborough […]

Malawi GAP Team – Completed Clinic House Photos!

Congratulations to all the Malawi GAP team who worked extremely hard during their project phase to complete the construction of a clinic house – their efforts have definitely paid off. The lack of facilities for clinic staff has meant good doctors are reluctant to move to the area. The new house will provide much needed […]

Marlborough College Gap Fair Tomorrow

Simon will be at Marlborough College Gap Fair in sunny Wiltshire tomorrow (Tuesday 9th) from 2-3pm. If you would like any information about any of our projects and expeditions, want some advice about gap years in general or have some questions about Africa or South America then do come and say hello! Directions to Marlborough […]

Malawi GAP Team – Completed Clinic House Photos!

Congratulations to all the Malawi GAP team who worked extremely hard during their project phase to complete the construction of a clinic house – their efforts have definitely paid off. The lack of facilities for clinic staff has meant good doctors are reluctant to move to the area. The new house will provide much needed […]

The classic Expedition treat!

All you need is some biscuits, bananas, condensed milk and some cream to make this simple pudding anywhere in the world. Step 1: Crush the biscuit and mix with melted butter. Firmly press this into a cake tin or any other vessel you have which is suitable (i.e. Tupperware or a large sauce pan). Place […]

The classic Expedition treat!

All you need is some biscuits, bananas, condensed milk and some cream to make this simple pudding anywhere in the world. Step 1: Crush the biscuit and mix with melted butter. Firmly press this into a cake tin or any other vessel you have which is suitable (i.e. Tupperware or a large sauce pan). Place […]