Freshers’ essentials

Finally flying the nest? Need help preparing how to become a sassy, independent student who can fend for yourself? Don’t worry, the Bridges has got your back…

We’ve rounded up the top five essentials we think you should pack for your first year as a fresher.

1. Primark, Patterned Duvet Cover and Pillow Cases - Price: £14

New room, new you. Take the opportunity to jazz up your new digs with quirky quilt covers – perfect to keep you cosy on duvet days with your new flat mates.

 

2. TK Maxx, Initial Mug - Price: £3.99

Crockery going missing or being used by others is part and parcel of living in a shared house, however a personalised mug is a great way of warding off those with a penchant for other people’s pottery…

3. New Look, Black Peg Picture Frame - Price: £9.99

Sometimes rooms in student halls aren’t the homeliest of abodes, so personalise your space – and fend off any home sickness – with pictures of your pals and pets around your room.

4. Debenhams, Neon Cactus Light - Price: £50

Although this may not be the most practical kind of lamp, they are great for those late nights completing essays at your desk. Plus, this cactus one doubles up as a party prop…

5. Primark, Pop Up Wash Bin - Price: £4

Sorry guys, you’ve got to do your own washing now you’ve moved out. This bargain wash bin from Primark is great for keeping it all in one place and naturally, helps avoid a floordrobe situation occurring…