Accommodation: What to bring with me

Items to bring to University accommodation

Here is a list of example items that our current students have brought with them into University accommodation.


  • Duvet
  • Duvet covers
  • Pillows
  • Pillow cases
  • Flat sheet
  • Mattress protector
  • Washing basket
  • Clothes/shoes
  • Items to make it homely.



  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet roll
  • Cleaning products.


  • Food and drink
  • Frying pan/wok, pots, cooking dishes and pans
  • Cutlery
  • Plates and bowls
  • Cups and glasses
  • Utensils
  • Tea towels
  • Cleaning products
  • Additional items (you may wish to wait and buy items with your flat mates such as blenders, sandwich makers etc.)

Additional items

  • First aid kit
  • Washing powder
  • Books
  • Drawing pins for your noticeboard
  • Pens, pencils and paper
  • Entertainment (such as DVD/Blu-rays to watch on a laptop or TV)
  • Fairy lights 
  • Sunglasses and sun cream
  • Posters/photographs for your noticeboard
  • A fancy dress costume
  • Headphones
  • Storage boxes.