Taking a gap year?
There are many advantages to taking a gap year after completing year 12 including travelling, working, volunteering and studying.
If you choose to take a gap year, it’s important that you’re equipped with the necessary information for when you return, including how to apply direct, how to re-enrol after deferring and how to fill the gap in your resume.
So whether you’re taking a break, gaining some skills and experience or anything in between, La Trobe University is here to support your journey from year 12 to university.
So you took a gap year
How do you explain a gap in your resume upon returning to work and study? Get advice and tips on how to best get back into the groove of things when returning from a gap year.
Find out more
Do you want to find out more about how to apply direct at La Trobe University? Take a look at our Apply Direct page where you'll discover key information such as how to complete your application, eligibility and more.
Defer your offer
Wanting to study at La Trobe but not quite ready to start your degree? Deferring your offer means that if you're accepted into a degree, we'll hold your place for you.