Taking a year out

Year in Industry is a registered charity which works with hundreds of different companies to help students in their gap year before university and in their placement year while they are studying to gain valuable degree related work experience.

Valuable work experience

Valuable work experience

A year out could give you some unmissable opportunities.

Students can benefit from competitive salaries, sponsorship opportunities and free training courses.

The University of Southampton is lucky to have its own Year in Industry office based at Building 16, Room 1037, University Crescent on the Highfield Campus. To contact the team for help and advice, telephone 023 8059 2430.


The University of Southampton has a large number of Socrates-Erasmus partners across Europe. There are numerous opportunities to broaden your horizons while studying in another European country and for students of our partner institutions to experience studying at Southampton. The Socrates-Erasmus scheme is open to students who are European Union or European Economic Area nationals.