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The demise of the 'gap yah'?


The great modern tradition of gap years appears to have fallen victim to the rise in university tuition fees, as students forego time out to avoid the extra cost.

Sam Cox, managing director of Real Gap, a company that offers organised travel for gappers, and Matt Lacey, a comedian who gained recognition for his spoof gap year video, discuss why the "gap yah will remain alive and well".

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