It’s that time of the year again and the time for you to go to university is finally here. The anticipation of university life can lead to many sleepless nights. It’s one of the most exciting and fun times in a student’s life and you must enjoy it thoroughly. Right from receiving your acceptance letter to preparing for your new life, every step must be enjoyed. Packing happens to be one of the most hectic things you will have to go through after finding the appropriate student accommodation. When you start looking for accommodation, make sure you make a note of everything that comes with it. You don’t want to end up carrying extra things along and regret them later on.
In this article, we will help jot down the uni essentials you need to live comfortably at your student accommodation:
Wardrobe Essentials: Most of your luggage is going to be full of your everyday clothing items, shoes and accessories, so make sure you pack wisely. Depending upon the weather of the city you’re headed to, you should pack accordingly. If the weather remains chilly for most of the year, you must carry your share of warm clothes along. If the weather is tropical, bring along your summer clothes with you. You will also be needing a few from each set to wear during the transitional weather period. Alongside, you must also have a set of formal clothes and shoes to wear for a university event or an interview. Don’t carry along too much as you’ll probably be shopping there too!
Kitchen Items: Now that you will be living alone, you will have to make cooking arrangements too. While you will be renting most of your kitchen uni room essentials, it’s a good idea to carry a few small things if you have the space. There’s no need to carry kitchen gadgets like toasters and mixers along since these are mostly going to be provided at your accommodation. Small things like a spatula, your favorite plate/mug/spoon, coasters, etc. can be kept in your luggage without taking up too much space.
Bedroom Items: Like kitchen items, your accommodation will provide you with all the necessary items that are needed in your bedroom too. From duvets to bedsheets, to storage, you’ll find it all at your new student accommodation. Although it’s always wise to ask your accommodation provider about the accompaniments, so no confusion remains. However, you can bring along things that have an emotional quotient attached to them. A family/friend picture frame, your favourite stuffed animal, a prized gift by your parents, etc. will make your space a little more homely. You can also bring along decorative items to spruce up your room, as you like it.
Documents: Probably one of the most essential items in this list, your documents are something that you should keep stuck to yourself. Everything from your passport, visa, confirmation letter, mark sheets, to your student ID must be safely kept together. Even your medical documents must be carried along in case of emergencies. We suggest carrying photocopies too if you end up misplacing any of these documents.
Electronics: One of the most important items on the list, electronics, are a must in your luggage. Your laptop, phone, headphones, speakers, etc. are essential items that must be taken with caution. Along with this, personal care gadgets like hairdryers, straighteners, epilators and shavers are also going to be used frequently by you, so don’t forget to take them along with you. People often forget to carry their accessories along with their electronics, so make a note of that too!