Go-Gap adventures from StudentUniverse & London Stansted

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FREE LOUNGE PASS when you book your Gap Year from London Stansted

Start your Go-Gap adventure from London Stansted

Here at StudentUniverse we believe taking a gap year is one of the best things you can possibly do, and we've teamed up with London Stansted Airport - where many UK gappers fly from - to inspire you with some truly awesome itineraries.

These adventures cover absolutely everything, from your flights to your accommodation to your in-destination activities. They also include lounge access courtesy of Escape at London Stansted, meaning you can start your adventure in epic style!

Into the Wild

Are you passionate about animal welfare and interested in learning more about wildlife habitats and conservation efforts? Gain real-world experience, practical skills, exciting memories and new friends as you venture into the wild. Start your adventure here.


Unleashed in the East

Most people spend their lives reading about different continents and cultures without having the opportunity to experience them first-hand. Embark on your own journey and give yourself the gift of immersing yourself in an entirely different way of living. Gain knowledge about Far Eastern countries and their traditions and transfer your experiences into valuable skills.


The CV Classic

This classic adventure to Australia, New Zealand and Fiji - three of the most popular gap year destinations ever - offers a series of unforgettable sights and activities. Plus, Australia and New Zealand are hugely popular countries to settle down in and work for a bit, which will seriously boost your CV and future job prospects.

Our Favourite Go-Gap Adventures

Click on the links below to discover the kinds of amazing things we have on offer. Choose from a wildlife adventure in the heart of Africa, including seeing (and helping) the Big Five; a cultural experience of a lifetime in the Far East; or a CV-boosting trip Down Under, with plenty of beach time too!

Frequently Asked Questions

StudentUniverse and London Stansted have partnered to launch Go-Gap Travel Packages. The collection of student travel packages will fly exclusively from London Stansted Airport, curated with career boosting experiences in mind and value for money.

In short, they have everything you need to make your year out totally awesome. Including flights (from Stansted, naturally) tours, food, accommodations, experiences and a FREE lounge pass courtesy of Escape, to get your trip off to a flyer..

We've used our many years of experience to pull together some of the most popular Gap Year packages. However, if there is one thing that we have learned is that an element of flexibility is key. Not every single tour will connect perfectly, not every night, meal and transfer is included - and we've left a few days with no plans to keep it flexible.

Not at all! The beauty of spending an extended period away is that it is all about *your* own experience, the flight times, the inclusions, the route and destinations are all for your to choose. We just wanted to give you a little inspiration.

London Stansted is a travellers dream, not only do you have a range of options to get you there quickly; but the airport is a students airport retail discounts in Fat Face, Accessorize, Ted Baker and more; exclusive to anyone travelling with a valid student card, perfect for that last minute shopping.

We thought you might ask about that! Awesome isn't it? We've teamed up with Escape Lounges to offer anyone who books one of our Go-Gap packages, flying exclusively from London Stansted to offer free lounge access to start your trip in style. You'll need to redeem at least 6 weeks in advance, and stock are limited.

Of course. StudentUniverse have some cracking exclusive discounts flying from London Stansted. If you're looking to fly further afield, Emirates have one of the widest global connections to get you to Australia, Africa, Asia and the Middle-East.

We'd recommend heading over to our sister site, Gapyear.com, the definative website for all things Gap Year and a dream when it comes to planning a trip.

*A Note About Go-Gap Packages: All prices were current at the time of publication. Prices are subject to availability and subject to change without notice and dependent on departure date. Packages displayed are example itineraries and may include "free" days where no accomodation, transport or travel is included in the price. All taxes/fees are included in the price, except certain government taxes, change fees and fees imposed in destination and airline baggage fees if applicable.

*A Note About Free Lounge Pass offer: Need terms and conditions from Escape / STN to go here