What to bring to uni?

By bwoolley 12 May 2016

Not sure what to pack?

Well you're in luck here's a list of what we think you'll need..and what is already in your bedroom & kitchen!

What you need to bring:

  • Clothes
  • Toiletries 
  • Computer/ Laptop/ Games Consol 
  • TV (don't forget your TV Licence)
  • Crockery/Cutlery/Cooking Equipment 
  • Personal Items (home comforts i.e. photographs & knick knacks)
  • Clock
  • Lamp 
  • Iron & Ironing Board 
  • Bed Linen 
  • Power Adapter (if you are bringing electrical items from abroad)
  • Extension cable 
  • Some food to get you started (we have a 24 hour ASDA on our door step, so you'll never be short of food!) 
  • Stationary/Books/Note books
  • Passport
  • Driving Licence 
  • Any other important documents you may need.  

What is already there? 


  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Sink
  • Oven with Hob
  • Microwave
  • Kettle
  • Individually Lockable Cupboards
  • Furniture (i.e. Bar Stools & if you're in our ensuite accommodation there's a sofa & tv in your kitchen!)


  • Desk
  • Chair
  • Wardrobe
  • Wash Basin & mirror (Economy & Standard rooms)
  • Shower, toilet, sink & mirror (en-suite rooms)
  • Curtains
  • Bed & Mattress
  • Drawer Unit
  • Radiator 
  • Basic contents insurance 
  • Wireless or plug in internet access

We also have some banned items that are considered a risk to health, safety & welfare.

In bedrooms these include:

  • Cooking appliances (such as toasters & rice cookers)
  • Kettles
  • Candles 
  • Joss Sticks
  • Oil Burners
  • Smoking Equipment (such as bongs, sheesha, ashtrays etc)
  • Electric & Halogen Heaters/Fans
  • Mini Fridges/Freezers
  • Cereminial Knives
  • E-Cigarettes

In kitchens these include:

  • Deep Fat Fryers
  • Chip Pans
  • Rice cookers
  • E-Cigarettes  


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