August is the time of year where students all around the country are getting themselves ready for university. For many, it is their first time leaving home and heading into student halls. The next few weeks are so important to gather all the essentials you may need for your student accommodation. These range from kitchen utensils to homely features in your bedroom to make it feel just like home.
We have put together a range of different things that you can find in our department store that will swiftly help you settle into university life.
This frying pan is a great kitchen essential. Not only is a great, lightweight design, it is suitable for all hobs, meaning it will be fine for your university accommodation. It's of great value too.
This wok will be very handy for any student. Living off a student budget can be hard and sometimes it's best to head for cheaper options. Stir fry's are very cheap to make and is a great, easy meal for you to cook after a busy day of studying. This wok will be a great addition to make the best stir fry.
This baking tray will be very useful for any student. After a busy day of university, this tray makes dinner times easier! It's the perfect essential for cooking chips, pizzas, fish fingers or any other frozen food, especially when you don't feel like cooking! This tray has a great design and is also non-stick too. Choose from a range of sizes that suit you best.
Cooking for one can be hard as a student, but you can never go wrong with a classic pasta bake. This pie dish is the perfect size when cooking for one. Pasta bakes are also cheap and easy meals to cook while at university. This pie dish is designed with a tough, enamel coating. It also has a generous 5.5 cm (2") depth, meaning plenty of room for veg and pasta!
There is nothing like getting cosy in bed and making a delicious cup of hot chocolate as a student. For those winter nights, a warming drink is great. These latte coffee mugs are great for student accommodation. Not only are they of excellent value, but they are chip-proof, and also suitable for the microwave.
This container is great for those who meal prep. During the week, it can be hard to find the time to cook after a busy day of lectures and studying. Getting a few lock boxes will be great to save time and money on food during the week. Simply make all your food for the week at the beginning and freeze until you need it. There'll be no unnecessary trips to the shops to find something for dinner so it really is a money saver! These lock boxes are all freezer, microwave and dishwasher safe.
It is highly unlikely that you'll have a dishwasher in your university halls, so you'll definitely need a washing up bowl. Keep on top of your dishes every day and ensure you have a clean and tidy home.
Making your university bedroom feel like home is really important. Your bedding is really what makes your room so cosy, that's why it's necessary to choose one that you love and is comfortable. This single duvet set from Helena Springfield features the colours of stone, ivory & charcoal that are all very inviting and warming. The single duvet cover measures 140cm x 200cm, and also includes one pillowcase.
These super soft towels are sure to brighten your morning as you prepare for another day of lectures and studying. Choose from a range of sizes from hand towels to bath towels. This collection offers a range of beautiful colours to choose from too. They are all 100% cotton.
In most cases, you will not be allowed candles in your university halls due to the fire risk. Nevertheless, this does not stop you from making your bedroom smell amazing. Diffusers are allowed within university halls and give you the chance to make your room smell fabulous. The Wax Lyrical With Love Diffuser offers beautiful scents of white lilac fragrance, and is reminiscent of a stroll through woodland, filled with the meadowsweet scent, blossoming lilac and green leaves, with a hint of petals and trees.