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Accommodation

Packing up for Uni - Dover Court

By eknowles 08 Aug 2018

Wondering what to bring with you when you move into Dover Court?

Here's our handy guide to what's provided and what you need to bring with you...

BEDROOM

What's in my room?

  • Bed (with under mattress storage)
  • Wardrobe (with hanging rail and shelving)
  • Long mirror
  • Desk (with drawers)
  • Desk chair
  • Shelving above desk
  • Noticeboard
  • Waste bin in the bedroom and sanitary bin in the bathroom

The essentials to bring with you...

  • Bedding - duvet, pillows, bed sheet, duvet cover, pillowcase
  • Towels
  • Coat hangers
  • Laundry bag/hamper

Other things you might want to bring...

  • Bathmat
  • Bedside/desk lamp (though you'll have a light over your desk). There is a shelf behind your bed if you wanted to put a lamp there.
  • Photos etc to personalise your room

Remember that we don’t allow fairy lights or candles in bedrooms so it’s best not to bring these with you.

KITCHEN

What's in my kitchen?

  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Fridge freezer
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Iron and ironing board

DO NOT BRING RICE COOKERS AS YOU CAN BUY THESE HERE IN THE UK - ALL KITCHEN EQUIPMENT MUST BE UP TO UK SAFETY STANDARDS

The essentials to bring with you...

  • Plates and bowls
  • Cutlery (from teaspoons to wooden spoons and everything in between)
  • Mugs
  • Glasses
  • Tea towels
  • Chopping board 
  • Pots and pans - a frying pan and a saucepan are two essentials here 

Go for the budget options when picking things like crockery etc as things can often get broken.