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Student Accommodation – What to bring to Uni


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Wondering what to take to University? Here are some things we suggest you buy and bring to your student accommodation so you’re prepared.

Kitchen Items

  • Pots and pans – you will need at least 1 saucepan and a frying pan
  • Plate and bowls
  • Cutlery
  • Knife set
  • Can opener
  • Scissors
  • Potato masher
  • Peeler
  • Cheese grater
  • Bottle opener
  • Sieve
  • Pizza cutter
  • Oven gloves
  • Mugs and glasses
  • Tea towels
  • Tupperware for lunches
  • Chopping board
  • Baking trays
  • Washing up liquid and sponge

Bedroom Items

  • Duvet, pillowcase and mattress protector
  • Bath and hand towel
  • Laundry basket
  • Coat hangers
  • Iron and ironing board (optional)
  • Computer or laptop
  • Stationary and notebooks
  • Fairy lights, cushions and items to make your room your own
  • Toiletries (toothpaste, shower gel etc)
  • Toilet brush

Health and Wellness

  • Paracetamol / Ibuprofen
  • Mini First Aid kit
  • Multivitamins
  • Contraception (optional)

Important Documents

  • Passport
  • Drivers license (optional)
  • All University correspondence (including acceptance letter)
  • University ID
  • Bank card and documents

Living in student accommodation at Uni is a great way to meet people. Flat shared living allows you to meet people from all walks of life and takes you out of your comfort zone.

At DIGS, there is an option for students to order basic kitchen and bedding packs prior to arrival. Order here.

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