What do I need to bring with me?

University Student life iQ life First year Student accommodation

If you're coming to university for the first time, you will probably be giving a great deal of thought to what you need to bring.

It can be easy to bring too much to university as you want to be sure that you're prepared for all eventualities. That's why we created this check list to make sure you bring all the essentials.


Important documents

Details of your accommodation
Passport
Driver's licence
Student loan correspondence
Student bank account details

(Keep these in a safe place)


For your bedroom

Bed sheets
Duvet
Pillows
Coat hangers
Desk lamp
Alarm clock
Photos
All the clothes you can fit in your case
Decorations (to make your room your own)
Laundry basket and detergent

 

Electricals

Laptop/ desktop computer
Phone and charger
Hairdryer
Straighteners
Headphones
USB memory stick, HDMI and ethernet cable

Others worth considering (but available communally): Printer, TV, Xbox, PlayStation

 

Academic resources

Stationery (pens, pencils, notepads etc)
Folders
Books
Pins for your noticeboard


Kitchen essentials

Saucepans (ensure they are compatible with induction hobs)
Plates and bowls
Utensils
Cutlery
Glasses
Mugs
Baking tray
Tea towels
Washing up liquid
Food and drink


Bathroom accessories

Towel - big and small
Paracetamol and ibuprofen
Toothbrush
Deodorant
Shampoo and conditioner
Shower gel
Toilet roll
Shower mat

 

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