Off to uni essentials

When you're packing for university there are a few essentials you just don't want to be without. Here are five important items a student simply shouldn't be without.

On time

Pictured: Vintage Style Green Alarm Clock - £8.95

Make sure they never miss a lecture again with a cool vintage alarm clock. Retro inspired and encompassing classic features this should be the first item packed in their bag.

Time for a brew

Pictured: Stoneware Teapot Blue Jasmine - £24.95

Take away all the stress and headache of studying with a refreshing cup of tea. A teapot makes an ideal gift and this elegantly designed jasmine teapot will be just the thing they need.

Clever storage

Pictured: Set of 2 Rustic Craft Tape Measure Storage Crates - £35.00

These classic storage crates will make the perfect room mate. Large, spacious and practical. They'll take the hassle out of any storage problems.

Knife, fork and spoon

Pictured: Set of 16 Red Vintage Cutlery - £29.95

Never spend hours searching for that fork or knife again. A cutlerly set might not seem the most inspiring gift but your kids will love you for them.

Laundry day

Pictured: Vintage Leaf Recycled Jumbo Storage Bag - £4.95

If it's a bit of a walk to the laundry room a bin liner won't cut it. This vintage recycled storage bag is well equipped to cope with large loads and it looks great too. 

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